Volunteers Needed!

Family Doc Volunteers Needed to Knock on Doors Saturday, September 24th, October 8th, and November 5th. Join Dr. Jasmeet Bains and your fellow Family Physicians as we support Jasmeet's effort to get elected to the California Assembly. Support Jasmeet and help raise the voice of family physicians. We will travel to Assembly District 35 to knock doors in white coats to spread the word about Dr. Bains and her campaign to represent her community. To volunteer click here.

About Dr. Bains

Dr. Bains is a family physician providing primary healthcare to families throughout the Central Valley. She is a champion for children, fighting to improve health outcomes for vulnerable communities while increasing opportunities for all who call the Central Valley home. Dr. Bains is running for State Assembly to make an even bigger difference and address the challenges facing Valley families, from improving access to healthcare to building strong communities, expanding quality education and more.

About District 35
District 35 is a newly redrawn district that now covers parts of Kern County including Delano, Shafter, and Arvin. It used to be part of District 32 prior to redistricting due to population change reflected in the 2020 census. The new boundary lines took effect at the start of this year’s legislative races.

Key Dates

County elections office will begin mailing ballots no later than October 10, 2022.

General Election is November 8, 2022
Return your vote-by-mail ballot by mail with prepaid postage as long as it's postmarked on or before Election Day and received by November 15, 2022, or in-person to a secure ballot drop box, to a voting location or your county elections office by 8:00 p.m. on November 8, 2022.

Fun Facts about Dr. Bains

  • Dr. Bains serves on the San Joaquin Valley Air District’s Environmental Justice Advisory group, working to improve the Valley’s air and water quality.
  • Dr. Bains is deeply committed to supporting local Valley businesses so they can thrive while creating good-paying jobs that provide a living wage, retirement security, and healthcare coverage, which Jasmeet believes is key to enhancing public health in the Valley.
  • Dr. Bains mentors Valley youth through a pipeline program she helped develop to support those interested in a healthcare career. She wants to ensure we build a post-pandemic world where our children are safe, healthy, and have opportunities to succeed.
  • Dr. Bains was appointed by then Governor Brown to the California Healthcare Workforce Policy Commission and was awarded the 2019 Hero of Family Medicine by the California Academy of Family Physicians, and the 2021 Beautiful Bakersfield Award from the Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce.
  • Dr. Bains serves as Medical Director at Bakersfield Recovery Services overseeing substance abuse, addiction, and mental health rehabilitation.
  • Dr. Bains is the daughter of immigrant parents from India and grew up in the Valley. She watched her father build a business, starting as an auto mechanic and ultimately owning successful car dealerships. After college, Dr. Bains worked with her father before pursuing her career in medicine. Dr. Bains is deeply committed to supporting local Valley businesses so they can thrive while creating good-paying jobs that provide a living wage, retirement security and healthcare coverage, which Dr. Bains believes is key to enhancing public health in the Valley.
  • Dr. Bains mentors Valley youth through a pipeline program she helped develop to support those interested in a healthcare career. She wants to ensure we build a post-pandemic world where our children are safe, healthy, and have opportunities to succeed.
  • After graduating from medical school, Dr. Bains returned home and completed her residency at Clinica Sierra Vista in Kern County, choosing to work in underserved healthcare settings to increase access to healthcare. Today, she serves as Medical Director at Bakersfield Recovery Services overseeing substance abuse, addiction, and mental health rehabilitation.

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