Ballotpedia's 2012 General Election Preview Articles: Nevada State Legislature

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November 2, 2012

By Ballotpedia's State legislative team

Nevada's State Legislative Elections in 2012
Senate seats Contested senate seats Assembly seats Contested assembly seats
12 12 (100%) 42 32 (76.1%)

CARSON CITY: Nevada: There are 54 total legislative seats with 2012 elections in Nevada, where polling places are open from 7:00AM to 7:00PM Pacific Time.[1]

Both chambers are considered by Ballotpedia to be game-changers, meaning partisan control could swing in 2012.

Of the 54 incumbents up for election in 2012, 38 (70.4%) of them are running for re-election. A total of 44 of 54 (81.5%) districts will see more than one major party candidate in the general election.

Here are a few races to watch:

Senate

Assembly


Nevada State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 10 11
     Republican Party 9 10
     Vacancy 2 0
Total 21 21


Nevada State Assembly
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 26 27
     Republican Party 16 15
Total 42 42


Articles

See also

Nevada

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