US Senate Election in Nevada 2012

2012 US Senate Election in Nevada

Shelley Berkley Dean Heller
Nominee Shelley Berkley Dean Heller
Party Democratic Republican

Previous Senator
Dean Heller
Republican

  Senator-elected

Dean Heller
Republican

The US Senate elections 2012 in Nevada is going to take place in Hawaii on November 6th.

2012 US Senate Election in Nevada

Candidates

  • Shelley Berkley (D), U.S. Representative
  • Dean Heller (R), incumbent U.S. Senator
  • David Lory Vanderbeek (Independent American Party of Nevada), therapist

2012 US Senate Election in Nevada Polling

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Dean
Heller (R)
Shelley
Berkley (D)
Other Undecided
Public Policy Polling September 18-20, 2012 501 ± n/a 44% 48% - 8%
Public Policy Polling August 23–26, 2012 831 ± 3.4% 47% 45% - 8%
Survey USA August 16-21, 2012 869 ± 3.4% 44% 39% 9% 8%
Rasmussen Reports July 24, 2012 500 ± 4.5% 51% 42% 2% 5%
Magellan Strategies July 16–17, 2012 665 ± 3.8% 45% 42% - 13%
Public Policy Polling June 7–10, 2012 500 ± 4.4% 44% 43% - 13%
NBC News/Marist May 22–24, 2012 1,040 ± 3.0% 46% 44% - 10%
Rasmussen Reports April 30, 2012 500 ± 4.5% 51% 40% 2% 8%
Public Policy Polling March 29 – April 1, 2012 553 ± 4.2% 46% 43% - 12%
Rasmussen Reports March 19, 2012 500 ± 4.5% 47% 40% 2% 11%
Cannon Survey Center December 12–20, 2011 600 ± 4% 43.2% 44.4% - 6.9%
Public Policy Polling October 20–23, 2011 500 ± 4.4% 45% 45% - 10%
Public Policy Polling July 28–31, 2011 601 ± 4.0% 46% 43% - 12%
Public Policy Polling April 21–24, 2011 491 ± 4.4% 47% 43% - 10%
Public Policy Polling January 3–5, 2011 932 ± 3.2% 51% 38% - 16%

2012 US Senate Election in Nevada Results

United States Senate election in Nevada 2012
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
  Republican Dean Heller (incumbent) 456,471 45.90% -9.50%
  Democratic Shelley Berkley 444,337 44.70% +3.70%
  Independent American David Lory Vanderbeek 48,544 4.90% +3.57%
    None of these candidates 44,892 4.50% +3.09%
Majority 12,034 1.20%  
Turnout 994,244