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Voters took Gamble and won

It's been 26 years since Douglas County took a chance and elected one of the youngest judges in Nevada at the time.

In retrospect, it was an investment that paid off well but at the time voters weren't so certain.

They'd given incumbent Lester Berkson the lead in the primary by 101 votes. But when the general came around Gamble won by 307, in what The Record-Courier called an upset.

To hear Gamble tell it, it's more like nine votes, but he's a Nevadan, from a family of Nevadans, so a little exaggeration should be expected.

In that spirit, we're …

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The Record Courier Updated Dec 11, 2012 04:27PM Published Dec 11, 2012 04:25PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.