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Nevada: Republicans Laxalt, Lombardo Lead

Republican candidates for governor and U.S. Senate in Nevada appear poised to defeat Democratic incumbents in next month’s midterm election.

A new telephone and online survey by Rasmussen Reports and the Capitol Resource Institute finds that, if the Senate election were held now, 48% of Nevada Likely Voters would vote for Republican former state Attorney General Adam Laxalt, while 43% would vote to reelect Democratic Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto. In the gubernatorial election, 47% would vote for the Republican challenger, Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo, while 42% would vote to reelect Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 707 Nevada Likely Voters was conducted on October 13-17, 2022 by Rasmussen Reports and Capitol Resource Institute. 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.

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