The Santa Cruz County Clerk's Office certified the county results of the Nov. 6 general election, this afternoon, Dec. 4.
McPherson, of Pasatiempo, garnered 12,258 votes, a mere 145 votes more than runner-up Eric Hammer of Brookdale, who received 12,113 votes.
The November election was a runoff between the two candidates, as McPherson was just shy of the 50 percent, plus-one vote he needed to win the seat during the June primary.
For complete election results, visit www.votescount.com.
See the full story in the Dec. 7 edition of the Press-Banner