Election 2012: Richard Anderson takes county supes seat; Tom Anderson holds onto bench | SierraSun.com

Election 2012: Richard Anderson takes county supes seat; Tom Anderson holds onto bench

TRUCKEE, Calif. and#8212; Truckee Town Council member Richard Anderson earned 66 percent of the votes at the end of the June 5 primary tally Tuesday night and will be the next 5th district seat holder on the Nevada County Board of Supervisors next year, according to unofficial elections results posted on the countyand#8217;s website.

Anderson bested Truckee resident Michael Rogers in the two-man race, according to the results, earning 1,359 votes to Rogersand#8217; 690. Only ten write-in ballots were cast. Rogers still managed a third of the votes despite declaring in April he had withdrawn from the race.

Elsewhere in Nevada County of local interest, incumbent Judge Tom Anderson will retain his Nevada County Superior Court seat; according to the results, Anderson received 11,584 votes (61.13 percent), enough to beat out George Smyrnosand#8217; 7,300 votes (38.52 percent).

Also, Republican incumbent Ted Gaines got the most votes to retain his State Senate District 1 seat; he will square off against Julie Griffith-Flatter, a Democrat, in a November run-off.

After the Nevada County tally Tuesday night, Gaines received 8,899 votes (47.45 percent), while Griffith-Flatter got 7,363 votes (39.26 percent). In Placer County, Gaines received 20,005 votes (52.6 percent), while Griffith-Flatter got 11,851 (31.16 percent).

In all, Gaines received 48.2 percent of the vote, according to unofficial results.

For a full list of unofficial election results, click on the attached PDF document from Nevada County.

Support Local Journalism


Support Local Journalism

Readers around Lake Tahoe, Truckee, and beyond make the Sierra Sun's work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User