Nevada's 4th Congressional District

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The 4th Congressional District of Nevada is a congressional district that was created as a result of the 2010 Census.

Nevada's 4th Congressional District is located in the central portion of the state and includes the counties of White Pine, Nye, Mineral, Esmeralda and Lincoln. It also includes southern Lyon County and northern Clark County.[1]

The current representative of Nevada's 4th congressional district is Steven Horsford (D).



See also: Nevada's 4th congressional district elections, 2012

The 4th congressional district of Nevada elected its first representative in 2012. Former state Sen. Steven Horsford (D) defeated Danny Tarkanian (R), Joseph P. Silvestri (L) and Floyd Fitzgibbons (AI) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2] The Primary was held on June 12.[3]

U.S. House, Nevada District 4 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteven Horsford 50.1% 120,501
     Republican Danny Tarkanian 42.1% 101,261
     Libertarian Joseph P. Silvestri 3.9% 9,341
     Independent American Party of Nevada Floyd Fitzgibbons 3.9% 9,389
Total Votes 240,492
Source: Nevada Secretary of State "U.S. House of Representatives Results"
Nevada's 4th Congressional District Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDanny Tarkanian 31.5% 7,605
Barbara Cegavske 27.7% 6,674
Kenneth Wegner 21% 5,069
Dan Schwartz 11.3% 2,728
Kiran Hill 2.8% 666
Diana Anderson 2.5% 607
Mike Delarosa 1.5% 370
Sid Zeller 1% 252
Robert X. Leeds 0.7% 165
Total Votes 24,136



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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