Laxalt’s lead narrows to less than 800 votes in Nevada Senate election

Republican Adam Laxalt’s lead in the Nevada Senate race against incumbent Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D) will drop by 800 votes Friday night as party control in the Senate still hangs in the balance. narrowed to less than

Cortez Masto leads Laxalt by just 0.1%, with about 7% of the vote remaining.

Laxalto initially led in the silver states after Tuesday’s midterm elections, but Cortez Masto has been dwindling the Republican lead in the count of days.

Mail-in ballots, the preferred method of voting for Democrats in the state, are largely broken for Cortez Mast. She’s also making headway in Clark County, the most populous county in the state, home to the city of Las Vegas. About 52% compared to 45% for Laxalt.

Nevada is one of three Senate elections that help determine control of the Senate.

With vote counts continuing in both Nevada and Arizona over the next few days, the Georgia Senate election is set to dwindle as neither Senator Raphael Warnock (Democrat) nor his challenger Herschel Walker (Republican) topped 50. It will advance to the final round in December. percentage in the general election.

A close race in Nevada’s gubernatorial race also remained undecided as of Friday, with Republican Joe Lombardo now leading by just over two points over incumbent Gov. Steve Sisolak, a Democrat.

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