Sean Whaley
Nevada News Bureau

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November 7, 2012
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Democrats keep slim majority in Nevada Senate

The Nevada state Senate will remain in Democratic control following Tuesday's election after three Republican candidates won victories in five closely contested races, one short of the number needed for a change of power.

Democrats won two of the five races in play for control of the Senate, maintaining the 11-10 status quo over Republicans.

Republicans needed to win four of the five contested seats to achieve an 11-10 edge and win control of the Senate. Democrats have controlled the Senate since 2008.

But Republicans won only three of the five races, all of which were closely contested.

The results …

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The Record Courier Updated Nov 7, 2012 03:17PM Published Nov 7, 2012 03:16PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.