It’s final |

It’s final

Staff reportsThe Nevada County vote count is complete, and the results show Barbara Green and Josh Susman beating out Ron Florian for the two contested Truckee Town Council seats.Richard Anderson, who ran unopposed for Nevada County Supervisor-elect Ted Owens’ two -year seat, will join Green and Susman on the town council.The results, which are unofficial until certified on or before Nov. 30, showed that nearly 84 percent of the county’s registered voters cast ballots. That turnout is the highest recorded percentage in county history. The provisional votes, which are votes that are cast outside their designated polling place and therefore must be verified, were released on Tuesday. The additional ballots widened what had been a tight race between Susman and Florian. A 54-vote gap between the candidates ended up being 74 votes after the provisional ballots were counted. On Tuesday, Green picked up 148 votes, Susman added 125, and Florian tacked on 105. Green is ending her term as the District 5 Nevada County Supervisor, and will be replaced by Owens, who was elected as supervisor in March. Susman will return for his third term on the council.School boardTahoe Truckee Unified School District board candidate and former school district employee Monty Folsom got a boost from the final Nevada County ballot count this week.Folsom, who was losing to Area 2 school board incumbent Dan Collin less than one week ago by 13 votes, is now ahead by 63 votes thanks to Nevada County’s final, but unofficial vote count.Voters in El Dorado, Placer and Nevada counties vote for Tahoe Truckee Unified School Board candidates. Placer County has yet to post final election results.

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