Local, state primary election results are in | SierraSun.com

Local, state primary election results are in

County Public Defender Tom Anderson and Grass Valley lawyer Ray Shine were taking down their campaign signs early Wednesday, but will hang on to them for a run-off in November for a seat in Nevada County Superior Court.

The two men pulled ahead of four other candidates in early returns Tuesday and held on to that lead through the count. Together, they garnered nearly two-thirds of the vote, with Anderson ahead by more than 1,000 votes.

With 100 percent of precincts counted by 11:30 p.m., Anderson had surged ahead with 6,904 votes, or 33.13 percent. Shine was a close second with 5,882 votes for 28.2 percent.

The remaining candidates together earned more than 8,000 votes, setting up another tough campaign for the fall.

Assessor: Dale Flippin (uncontested)

Auditor-Controller: Marcia Salter (uncontested)

Clerk-Recorder: Kathleen Smith, 53 percent

County Supervisor–district 3: John Spencer, 58 percent

County Supervisor–district 4: Hank Weston, 50 percent

District Attorney: Clifford Newell, 50 percent

Sheriff-Coroner: Keith Royal (uncontested)

Superintendent of Schools: Terence McAteer (uncontested)

Treasurer: Christina Dabis (uncontested)

Assessor: Bruce Dear (uncontested)

Auditor-Controller: Katherine Martinis (uncontested)

Clerk-Recorder: Jim McCauley (uncontested)

County Supervisor–district 1: F.C. Rockholm, 44 percent

County Supervisor–district 2: Robert Weygandt, 70 percent

District Attorney: Bradford Fenocchio (uncontested)

Superintendent of Schools: Gayle Garbolino-Mojica, 58 percent

Treasurer: Jenine Windeshausen (uncontested)

Superior Court Judge: Joseph O’Flaherty with 53 percent

Measure A–Deputy Sheriff: Did not pass; 51 percent opposed

Both Prop 81, literacy improvement and public library construction and renovations, and Proposition 82, preschool education were overwhelmingly opposed by voters. Sixty-one percent of voters statewide opposed Prop 81 and more than 67 percent voted against 82.

How did it break down locally?

Placer County

Prop 81: 66 percent opposed

Prop 82: 70 percent opposed

Nevada County

Prop 81: 61 percent opposed

Prop 82: 66 percent opposed

El Dorado County:

Prop 81: 62 percent opposed

Prop 82: 69 percent opposed

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