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8 News NOW-Review-Journal Poll Shows Tight Races

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LAS VEGAS -- The latest 8 News NOW-Las Vegas Review-Journal poll shows several tight races leading up to election day.

The polling of 625 registered Nevada voters was conducted by Mason-Dixon Polling & Research from October 25 through October 27. Here are the results:

Statewide Name Recognition

  RECOGNIZE
FAVORABLE
RECOGNIZE
UNFAVORABLE
RECOGNIZE
NEUTRAL
DON'T
RECOGNIZE
Sharron Angle 43% 45% 12% --
Harry Reid 39% 56% 5% --

If the 2010 election for Nevada's U.S. Senate seat were held today, would you vote for:

  • Harry Reid, Democrat
  • Sharon Angle, Republican
  • One of the other candidates on the ballot
  • None of These
  STATE MEN WOMEN DEM REP IND CLARK WASHOE RURAL
Angle 49% 55% 44% 11% 85% 55% 45% 49% 64%
Reid 45% 40% 49% 84% 8% 38% 49% 45% 31%
Other 1% 1% 1% -- 2% 1% 1% 1% 1%
None of These 2% 1% 3% 2% 2% 2% 2% 1% 1%
Undecided 3% 3% 3% 3% 3% 4% 3% 4% 3%

Statewide Name Recognition

  RECOGNIZE
FAVORABLE
RECOGNIZE
UNFAVORABLE
RECOGNIZE
NEUTRAL
DON'T
RECOGNIZE
Brian Sandoval 56% 23% 21% --
Rory Reid 35% 49% 16% --

If the 2010 election for Governor were held today, would you vote for:

  • Rory Reid, Democrat
  • Brian Sandoval, Republican
  • One of the other candidates on the ballot
  • None of these
  STATE MEN WOMEN DEM REP IND CLARK WASHOE RURAL
Brian Sandoval 54% 59% 50% 16% 90% 61% 51% 55% 67%
Rory Reid 38% 34% 42% 74% 5% 29% 41% 36% 28%
Other 2% 2% 2% 2% 2% 2% 3% 1% 1%
None of These 2% 2% 2% 3% 1% 3% 2% 3% 1%
Undecided 4% 3% 4% 5% 2% 5% 3% 5% 2%

If the 2010 election for Lieutenant Governor were held today, would you vote for:

  • Jessica Sferrazza, Democrat
  • Brian Krolicki, Republican
  • Ryan Fitzgibbons, Independent American Party
  • None of these
  STATE MEN WOMEN DEM REP IND
Brian Krolicki 53% 59% 48% 21% 84% 58%
Jessica Sferrazza 32% 26% 37% 64% 2% 26%
Ryan Fitzgibbons 3% 5% 1% -- 5% 3%

None of These

5% 6% 4% 6% 4% 7%
Undecided 7% 4% 10% 9% 5% 6%

If the 2010 election for Attorney General were held today, would you vote for:

  • Catherine Cortez-Masto, Democrat
  • Travis Barrick, Republican
  • Joel Hansen, Independent American Party
  • None of these
  STATE MEN WOMEN DEM REP IND
Catherine Cortez-Masto 44% 39% 48% 74% 14% 42%
Travis Barrick 31% 36% 27% 6% 56% 31%
Joel Hansen 9% 12% 6% 5% 12% 12%

None of these

5% 5% 5% 3% 7% 5%
Undecided 11% 8% 14% 12% 11% 10%

If the 2010 election for Secretary of State were held today, would you vote for:

  • Ross Miller, Democrat
  • Rob Lauer, Republican
  • John Wagner, Independent American Party
  • None of these
  STATE MEN WOMEN DEM REP IND
Ross Miller 49% 43% 54% 77% 22% 44%
Rob Lauer 31% 36% 26% 6% 59% 27%
John Wagner 6% 7% 5% 1% 9% 9%

None of These

7% 5% 9% 8% 6% 5%
Undecided 7% 9% 6% 8% 4% 15%

If the 2010 election for Controller were held today, would you vote for:

  • Kim Wallin, Democrat
  • Barry Herr, Republican
  • Warren Markowitz, Independent American Party
  • None of these
  STATE MEN WOMEN DEM REP IND
Kim Wallin 38% 34% 41% 68% 9% 32%
Barry Herr 32% 38% 27% 3% 62% 28%
Warren Markowitz 2% 3% 1% -- 3% 6%

None of These

10% 11% 9% 7% 11% 16%
Undecided 18% 14% 22% 22% 15% 18%

If the 2010 election for State Treasurer were held today, would you vote for:

  • Kate Marshall, Democrat
  • Steven Martin, Republican
  • Mike Hawkins, Independent American Party
  • None of these
  STATE MEN WOMEN DEM REP IND
Kate Marshall 39% 34% 43% 70% 10% 33%
Steven Martin 38% 42% 35% 11% 67% 35%
Mike Hawkins 4% 5% 3% 1% 5% 12%

None of these

7% 8% 6% 6% 7% 10%
Undecided 12% 11% 13% 12% 11% 10%

Question #1 on the November ballot would amend the Nevada Constitution to provide for the appointment of Supreme Court justices and District Court judges by the Governor for their initial terms from lists of candidates nominated by the Commission on Judicial Selection, with subsequent retention of those justices and judges after independent performance evaluations and voter approval.

If you were voting on this amendment today, would you vote:

  • "YES" in favor of the amendment, or
  • "NO" against the amendment?
  STATE MEN WOMEN DEM REP IND
Yes 37% 32% 42% 49% 27% 34%
No 46% 52% 40% 34% 56% 51%
Undecided 17% 16% 18% 17% 17% 15%

Question #2 on the November ballot would amend the Nevada Constitution to allow for the establishment of an intermediate appellate court that would have jurisdiction over appeals of certain civil and criminal cases arising from the district courts?

If you were voting on this amendment today, would you vote:

  • "YES" in favor of the amendment, or
  • "NO" against the amendment?
  STATE MEN WOMEN DEM REP IND
Yes 33% 33% 33% 41% 26% 30%
No 44% 55% 33% 29% 57% 53%
Undecided 23% 12% 34% 30% 17% 17%

3rd Congressional District Name Recognition

  RECOGNIZE
FAVORABLE
RECOGNIZE
UNFAVORABLE
RECOGNIZE
NEUTRAL
DON'T
RECOGNIZE
Joe Heck 50% 33% 15% 2%
Dina Titus 43% 49% 8% --

If the 2010 election for Nevada's Third District Congressional seat were held today, would you vote for:

  • Dina Titus, Democrat
  • Joe Heck, Republican
  • Russell Best, Independent American Party
  • None of these
  DISTRICT MEN WOMEN DEM REP IND
Joe Heck 53% 60% 46% 14% 90% 57%
Dina Titus 43% 35% 51% 79% 8% 39%
Russell Best -- -- -- -- -- --

None of These

1% 2% -- 2% 1% 1%
Undecided 3% 3% 3% 5% 1% 3%

Clark County Voters

If the 2010 election for Clark County District Attorney were held today, would you vote for:

  • Don Chairez, Democrat
  • David Roger, Republican
  COUNTY MEN WOMEN DEM REP IND
David Roger 61% 65% 58% 41% 80% 66%
Don Chairez 30% 25% 34% 50% 9% 27%
Undecided 9% 10% 8% 9% 11% 7%

If the 2010 non-partisan election for Clark County Sheriff were held today, would you vote for:

  • Laurie Bisch
  • Doug Gillespie
  COUNTY MEN WOMEN DEM REP IND

Doug Gillespie

66% 70% 59% 71% 65% 57%

Laurie Bisch

28% 23% 33% 24% 29% 37%
Undecided 6% 7% 8% 5% 6% 6%

In all, 305 men were interviewed and 320 women. Democrats made up 269 of respondents while 262 Republicans were interviewed. Another 94 independents were polled.

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