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Nevada's 1st Congressional District

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The 1st Congressional District of Nevada is a congressional district that occupies most of Nevada's largest city, Las Vegas.

Nevada's 1st Congressional District is located in the southern portion of the state and was centered around Las Vegas in Clark County.[1]

The district included most of Las Vegas, as well as parts of North Las Vegas and portions of unincorporated Clark County.

The current representative of the 1st congressional district is Dina Titus (D).

Elections

2012

See also: Nevada's 1st congressional district elections, 2012

The 1st congressional district of Nevada held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which Dina Titus (D) won election. She defeated Chris Edwards (R), William Pojunis (L) and Stan Vaughan (AI).[2] The primary was held on June 12.[3]

U.S. House, Nevada District 1 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDina Titus 63.6% 113,967
     Republican Chris Edwards 31.5% 56,521
     Libertarian William Pojunis 2.6% 4,645
     Independent American Party of Nevada Stan Vaughan 2.3% 4,145
Total Votes 179,278
Source: Nevada Secretary of State "U.S. House of Representatives Results"
Nevada's 1st Congressional District Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngChris Edwards 48.2% 4,786
Brian Landsberger 18.1% 1,800
Charmaine Guss 15.5% 1,534
Miguel Rodrigues 11.7% 1,163
Herb Peters 6.5% 643
Total Votes 9,926

2010
On November 2, 2010, Shelley Berkley won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Kenneth A. Wegner (R), Jonathan J. Hansen (Independent American) and Edward George Klapproth (Libertarian) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Nevada, District 1 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngShelley Berkley incumbent 61.7% 103,246
     Republican Kenneth A. Wegner 35.3% 58,995
     Independent American Jonathan J. Hansen 1.7% 2,847
     Libertarian Edward George Klapproth 1.3% 2,118
Total Votes 167,206

2008
On November 4, 2008, Shelley Berkley won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Kenneth A. Wegner (R), Caren Alexander (Independent American) and Raymond Duensing, Jr. (L) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Nevada, District 1 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngShelley Berkley incumbent 67.6% 154,860
     Republican Kenneth A. Wegner 28.3% 64,837
     Independent American Caren Alexander 2.1% 4,697
     Libertarian Raymond Duensing, Jr. 2% 4,528
Total Votes 228,922

2006
On November 7, 2006, Shelley Berkley won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Kenneth A. Wegner (R), Darrell Roberts (Independent American) and Jim Duensing (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Nevada, District 1 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngShelley Berkley incumbent 64.8% 85,025
     Republican Kenneth A. Wegner 31.2% 40,917
     Independent American Darrell Roberts 1.8% 2,339
     Libertarian Jim Duensing 2.2% 2,843
Total Votes 131,124

2004
On November 2, 2004, Shelley Berkley won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Russ Mickelson (R) and Jim Duensing (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Nevada, District 1 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngShelley Berkley incumbent 66% 133,569
     Republican Russ Mickelson 31.1% 63,005
     Libertarian Jim Duensing 2.9% 5,862
Total Votes 202,436

2002
On November 5, 2002, Shelley Berkley won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Lynette Maria Boggs-McDonald (R), Steven Demsey (Independent American) and W. Lane Startin (G) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Nevada, District 1 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngShelley Berkley incumbent 52.9% 64,312
     Republican Lynette Maria Boggs-McDonald 42.1% 51,148
     Independent American Steven Demsey 2.4% 2,861
     Green W. Lane Startin 1.1% 1,393
     Undervote 1.4% 1,659
     Over vote 0.1% 143
Total Votes 121,516

2000
On November 7, 2000, Shelley Berkley won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Jon Porter (R), Charles Schneider (L), Christopher H. Hansen (Independent American) and W.G. Swenson (Citizens First) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Nevada, District 1 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngShelley Berkley incumbent 51.7% 118,469
     Republican Jon Porter 44.2% 101,276
     Libertarian Charles Schneider 1.7% 4,011
     Independent American Christopher H. Hansen 1.7% 3,933
     Citizens First W.G. Swenson 0.7% 1,546
Total Votes 229,235

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 1st congressional district of Nevada after the 2001 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in Nevada

In 2011, the Nevada State Legislature re-drew the Congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census.


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