Councilmember Kevin Blake, a Merced County Sheriff’s sergeant, looks at the election results one a big screen TV in Merced on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. He’s running for District 4.
Councilmember Kevin Blake, a Merced County Sheriff’s sergeant, looks at the election results one a big screen TV in Merced on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. He’s running for District 4. Thaddeus Miller tmiller@mercedsunstar.com
Councilmember Kevin Blake, a Merced County Sheriff’s sergeant, looks at the election results one a big screen TV in Merced on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. He’s running for District 4. Thaddeus Miller tmiller@mercedsunstar.com

Reporter Thaddeus Miller has covered cities in the central San Joaquin Valley since 2010, writing about everything from breaking news to government and police accountability. A native of Fresno, he has more recently been located in Merced and Los Banos.