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Judge race goes to a run-off

GRASS VALLEY – Nevada County Public Defender Tom Anderson and Grass Valley lawyer Ray Shine will face each other in November after both men pulled ahead late Tuesday in the race for a seat in Nevada County Superior Court.

With just 12 precincts yet to be counted, the two men together garnered nearly two-thirds of the vote, with Anderson slightly ahead.

Six contenders are vying for a seat that will be left vacant when Judge Carl F. Bryan II retires at the end of this year. It will be the third vacancy on the six-person bench since last fall.



With 87 percent of precincts counted by 11 p.m., Anderson had surged ahead with 6,381 votes, or 33.24 percent. Shine was a close second with 5,509 votes for 28.7 percent.

With 82 of 94 precincts counted, in third with 3,076 votes was Bob Litchfield followed by Mike Colantuouno, Kristin Smith and Timothy Jensen.


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