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Nevada Senate: Heck (R) 44%, Cortez Masto (D) 40%

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Republican Joe Heck has pulled slightly further ahead of Democrat Catherine Cortez Masto in the race to replace retiring U.S. Senator Harry Reid in Nevada.

A KTNV-TV 13 Action News/Rasmussen Reports telephone and online survey of Likely Nevada Voters shows Heck with 44% support to Cortez Masto’s 40%. The two were nearly even in late July just after the Democratic National Convention. Heck held a 46% to 37% lead in our first look at the race earlier that month.  Now  six percent (6%) prefer some other candidate, while 11% remain undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 800 Likely Voters in Nevada was conducted on September 16-18, 2016 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 4 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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