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Former planner will run for supervisor

Deadlines are arriving to file as a candidate for Nevada County primary elections.

In a recent development, Terry Lamphier, former Grass Valley planning commissioner, filed his papers to run against District 3 County Supervisor incumbent John Spencer Wednesday, two days before the March 10 deadline.

The Nevada County Superior Court first district judgeship race is also heating up, as veteran Judge Carl Bryan has announced he will not be seeking re-election.



Five candidates have already announced their intentions to fill Bryan’s seat: Nevada County Public Defender Thomas Anderson, Penn Valley resident Michael G. Colantuono, who is an attorney for a number of local governments such as the City of Auburn, Grass Valley attorney Tim Jensen, Auburn attorney Bob Litchfield, Jr. and Grass Valley attorney Ray Shine.

The contest for the District 4 Board of Supervisors seat is also lacking an incumbent, as Robin Sutherland has said she will not seek re-election.




Three candidates have already filed to run for the seat. They are: Rough and Ready resident and vice-chairman of Holt of California, Gordon Beatie; Penn Valley resident and owner of Gold Country Ranch in the Yuba Highlands, Martin Harmon; and former Grass Valley Fire Chief and also a Penn Valley resident, Hank Weston.

More candidates may yet file for both Superior Court Judge and District 3 Supervisor, as the deadline for races without an incumbent is March 15.

The list of candidates made available Friday is still pending certification, said County Clerk and Recorder Kathleen Smith.

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To contact staff writer Josh Singer, e-mail joshs@theunion.com or call 477-4234.


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