Hammond defeats Hanson in recall vote
Update — As of 9:42 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, the vote to recall Lassen County District 5 Supervisor Jack Hanson was 531 yes (61.46 percent) and 333 no (38.54 percent). In all only 864 of 2,361 possible votes were cast (36.76 percent) as of this report.
Challenger Tom Hammond received 540 votes (91.22 percent) and 52 voters cast their ballots for write-in candidates (8.78 percent).
Sept. 10 — If election results so far hold, Jack Hanson has been recalled as Lassen County’s District 5 Supervisor.
As of about 8:50 p.m. tonight 743 votes have been counted, and 466 voters approved Hanson’s recall (62.72 percent) while 277 opposed it (37.28 percent).
Herlong businessman Tom Hammond, the only challenger on the ballot, collected 474 votes to succeed Hanson (91.15 percent) and 46 votes were cast for write-in candidates (8.85 percent).
Two precincts remain to be counted.
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