Nevada 2016 Election Results

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Nevada‘s 6 electoral votes are up for grabs and it is currently too close to call. As Politico recently noted, Nevada was one of Obama’s best in 2008 and 2012, but Trump looks strong in 2016.

updated: November 8, 2016

Nevada 2016 Election Results

Senator Harry Reid (Democratic) is not seeking re-election and Nevada will elect a new Senator to his seat. Democrat Catherine Cortez Masto is running against Republican Joe Heck. The race is currently a toss-up.

Competitive House of Representative Elections: NV-03 is currently held by Representative Joe Heck (Republican) who is running for Senate and not seeking re-election. The race is considered a toss up between Republican Danny Tarkanian and Democrat Jacky Rosen.

Nevada Political Facts

Governor: Brian Sandoval (Republican) – Current Term: 2015 – 2019

Electoral Votes: 6

Poll Hours – November 8th, 2016:

Past Nevada Presidential Election Results

Democratic Winner | Republican Winner

Year Democratic Candidate | % of Vote Republican Candidate | % of Vote
2012 Obama 52% Romney 46%
2008 Obama 55% McCain 43%
2004 Kerry 48% Bush 51%
2000 Gore 46% Bush 50%
1996 Clinton 44% Dole 43%
1992 Clinton 37% Bush 35%
1988 Dukakis 38% Bush 59%
1984 Mondale 32% Reagan 66%
1980 Carter 27% Reagan 63%
1976 Carter 46% Ford 50%
1972 McGovern 36% Nixon 64%
1968 Humphrey 39% Nixon 48%
1964 Johnson 59% Goldwater 41%
1960 Kennedy 51% Nixon 49%

Nevada State Facts

Population (2010 census): 2,700,551
Population Rank By State: 35
Population Growth Estimate (2010-2014): 5.1%
Capital: Carson City
Largest City: Las Vegas
State Nickname: Sagebrush State; Silver State; Battle Born State