Laxalt's Nevada win sets up fierce race for Senate control
Adam Laxalt, a former state attorney general who has embraced lies about the 2020 election, won the Republican nomination for a pivotal Nevada Senate seat, fending off a challenge from a political newcomer and setting up what will likely be a fierce and costly race against incumbent Catherine Cortez Masto, one of the most endangered Democrats in an evenly divided Senate.
Election 2022: Nevada GOP contest crucial to Senate control
Adam Laxalt is one of Nevada's most prominent Republicans, someone who has already won statewide office and attracted support from both former President Donald Trump and Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell.
Lombardo, Sisolak, Cortez Masto, Laxalt win party approval
Gov. Steve Sisolak, with about 40% of state votes tallied, took 89.9% of the vote against former Clark County Commissioner Tom Collins in the Democratic gubernatorial primary to advance to the November election, where he is expected to face a stiff Republican challenge from Joe Lombardo, who received 39% of the vote statewide . In Clark County, Sisolak picked up 79.6% of votes and Lombardo got 47.9%.