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Local race to watch: Congressional District 22 plays a key role in party control of the House

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(Left) David Valadao, (Right) Rudy Salas

The June Primary is almost here and one of the biggest local races shaping up is Congressional District 22, which includes parts of Bakersfield as well as Tulare, Hanford and Kettleman City. It’s currently held by Republican David Valadao whose main challenger is Democratic Assemblymember Rudy Salas.

In this interview, Valley Edition host Kathleen Schock speaks with KVPR reporter Soreath Hok about why this race is getting national attention.