Nevada County turnout stands at 36%


Nevada County officials said Wednesday they had about 11,700 uncounted ballots.

As of Wednesday, Nevada County had 27,318 registered voters out of 75,368, a current turnout of 36.25%. This number will change as more ballots are counted.

The vote count is incomplete and unofficial, and the June 7 primary election remains uncertified.

In the Clerk-Archivist/Registrar of Electors race, Natalie Adona remains in the lead with 16,624 votes, or 67.97%. Jason Tedder has 5,737 votes, 23.46%. Paul Gilbert has 2,095 votes, 8.57%.

Incumbent Greg Diaz did not stand for re-election.

It looks like Patti Ingram Spencer and Lisa Swarthout, both former Grass Valley council members, will head to a runoff in November in the District 3 Board of Supervisors race. Ingram Spencer has 1,245 votes, 31.15 percent , against 1,925 votes for Swarthout, or 48.16%. Valentina Masterz has 827 votes, or 20.69%.

Incumbent Dan Miller did not stand for election.

District 4 Supervisor Sue Hoek appears to be heading for another term with 5,008 votes, or 82.48 percent. Calvin Clark has 1,064 votes, 17.52%.

Adam Kline and Lou Ceci are the favorites in the Nevada City Council race, with 630 and 583 votes respectively. Incumbent Erin Minett has 486 votes and Ken Merdinger has 108. The first two will sit on the council.

In the listener-controller race, Rob Tribble has 12,519 votes, 55.35%. Gina Will has 10,098 votes, 44.65%.

Incumbent Marcia Salter did not run for election.

For the assessor, Rolf Kleinhans has 16,257 votes, or 71.84%. Gerald Bushore has 6,373 votes, 28.16%.

Incumbent Sue Horne did not run for election.


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