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In this file photo, City Councilman Andrae Gonzales speaks during the Bakersfield Unity Rally, held June 11 in east Bakersfield.

Bakersfield City Councilmen Andrae Gonzales and Bruce Freeman, who represent wards 2 and 5 respectively, will be running unopposed in the general election.

Both Gonzales and Freeman are running for their second terms.

Gonzales was first elected in 2016 after serving on the Bakersfield City School District Board of Education. He works as the CEO of Stewards Inc., a nonprofit organization that helps adults with mental disabilities manage their income.

Freeman was elected into office in 2017 during a special election. He was the president of Castle & Cooke’s Mainland Community Division for over 21 years, and graduated from Harvard University before earning a Master of Business Administration from Stanford Graduate School of Business.

He has not yet served a complete term.