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June 8, 2012
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Write-in candidate wins Alpine election

A write-in candidate won the race for Alpine County supervisor District 3 on Tuesday, according to semi-official results released on Wednesday.

Californians went to the polls a week before Nevadans.

Former supervisor Katherine Rakow won the seat for District 3 supervisor. Rakow, who'd served on the board until 2001, when she resigned for health reasons, won the race over Supervisor Phillip Bennett 26-22 in District 3.

Beauty salon owner and 19-year Alpine County resident Mary Rawson defeated incumbent District 5 supervisor Tom Sweeney 64-48 votes.

In the District 2 supervisor race, Scot Hansen and write-in candidate Ron Hames received 35 …

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The Record Courier Updated Jun 8, 2012 06:29PM Published Jun 8, 2012 06:28PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.