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Nevada 3rd District


Jon Porter*

Jon Porter* (R)*

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Dina Titus

Dina Titus (D)

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Nevada Snapshot

RCP Senate Ranking: Toss Up

Presidential Race:
Obama (D) vs. McCain (R)
Competitive House Races:

Key 2006 State Races: Governor | NV-2 | NV-3

2004 President: Kerry (D) vs. Bush (R)

Polling Data

PollDateSamplePorter (R)Titus (D)Spread
LVRJ/Mason-Dixon10/28 - 10/29400 LV4444Tie
Daily Kos/R200010/20 - 10/22LV4547Titus +2
Mason-Dixon10/8 - 10/9236 RV4340Porter +3
Mason-Dixon6/9 - 6/11232 LV4542Porter +3

Race Summary

This district, south of Las Vegas, gave Republicans and Democrats almost identical presidential votes in 2000 and 2004. Two years ago, Rep. Jon Porter won by a single point, despite outspending his opponent two to one. Democrats are excited about state Senator Dina Titus, who won the district during her run for governor in 2006.

Previous Election Results

2006: Porter (R) 48, Hafen (D) 47
2004: Porter (R) 54, Gallagher (D) 40
2002: Porter (R) 56, Herrera (D) 37

2004: Bush (R) 50, Kerry (D) 49
2000: Gore (D) 49, Bush (R) 48

All Commentary & News Stories

- Titus Leads Own Poll - The Scorecard

- Porter To Get Extra Help From Party Fundraising - Las Vegas Sun

- Porter Bailout Vote Riles Titus - PolitickerNV

- LVRJ Poll: Race About Even - Las Vegas Sun

- Negative Ad Strategy May Be Holding Sway - Las Vegas Sun

- Debate Generates Heat - Las Vegas Review-Journal

- Porter, Titus Trade Barbs in Debate - Mercury News

- Titus Pressed to Attack - Las Vegas Sun

- Porter Fighting in Changing District - AP

- New Ads Link Porter with Bush - Las Vegas Sun