Nevada

Nevada

Before 1992, Nevada went consistently Republican in presidential elections. Since then, Democrats have won the state in five of the seven cycles, including the last three. Prior to 1992, the last Democrats to win the state were John F. Kennedy in 1960 and Lyndon Johnson in 1964. See 2020 primary results

Nevada
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COUNTIES TO WATCH

Clark County
The state's largest population center is home to Las Vegas. It is critical for Democratic wins in the state
Washoe County
Washoe includes Reno and its suburbs. Much more of a battleground than Clark, Republicans need to win here in order to prevail statewide.

PAST RESULTS

2016 Nevada president
Candidate%Votes
Clinton
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47.9%
539,260
Trump
45.5%
512,058
Johnson
3.3%
37,384
2018 Nevada senate
Candidate%Votes
Rosen
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50.4%
490,071
Heller
45.4%
441,202
2018 Nevada governor
Candidate%Votes
Sisolak
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49.4%
480,007
Laxalt
45.3%
440,320
2018 Nevada house
3democrats1republican

DEMOGRAPHICS

Nevada population estimate (2019): 3.1 M
US population estimate (2019): 328.2 M

RACE

Nevada
US
White
66% NV
73% US
Hispanic or Latino
28% NV
18% US
Other
10% NV
5% US
Black or African American
9% NV
13% US
Asian
8% NV
5% US
Native American
1% NV
<1% US
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander
<1% NV
<1% US

INCOME

Nevada
US
Household median income
$57,598 NV
$60,293 US
Unemployment rate (9/2020)
12.6% NV
7.9% US
Population under federal poverty level
13% NV
14% US

EDUCATION

Nevada
US
Bachelor's degree or higher (Adults 25+)
24% NV
32% US

Notes

  • All times ET.
  • Not all candidates are listed.
  • CNN will broadcast a projected winner only after an extensive review of data from a number of sources.
  • "Flipped seat" denotes a race where the 2020 projected winner is from a different party than the previous winner or incumbent.
  • Both Maine and Nebraska allow electoral votes to be split. In Maine, two of four electoral votes go to the statewide winner and one electoral vote goes to the winner in each of the two congressional districts. In Nebraska, two of five electoral votes go to the winner of the statewide vote. One electoral vote goes to the winner in each of Nebraska's three congressional districts.