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San Andreas, CA — Voters in Calaveras County have chosen a new Supervisor for District 5.

With 55 percent of the vote Russ Thomas of Copperopolis was voted to take the office from Supervisor Victoria Erickson.

Thomas is 63 years old and a masonry sales consultant. His wife´s name is Gloria Luna. He has two children ages 42 and 32 from a previous marriage.

Thomas says he´s pleased with the election results. He will take office next January and in the meantime plans to look at local boards and commission to fill vacancies.

District 5 covers Copperopolis, Rancho Calaveras and Jenny Lind.

Written by Vanessa Turner.