Winners: Reid, Sandoval, Heck, Berkley, Heller and Miller - 8 News NOW

Winners: Reid, Sandoval, Heck, Berkley, Heller and Miller

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LAS VEGAS  -- Nevada Senator Harry Reid has won re-election in a hotly-contested race against Republican challenger Sharron Angle. Reid beat Angle by about 30,000 votes.

The race for Senator Reid's seat has been one of the most closely watched in the country. The latest 8 News NOW-Las Vegas Review-Journal poll showed Angle beating Reid by four points.

Republican Brian Sandoval has been elected as Nevada's governor. Sandoval beat Democratic challenger Rory Reid by about 10 points. Reid called Sandoval to concede earlier in the night.

Rep. Shelley Berkley will serve her seventh term in her urban Las Vegas district after trumping Republican Kenneth Wegner for the third time in a predictable finish.

Republican Rep. Dean Heller won his third term against Democrat Nancy Price in the Republican-heavy district. Heller has been a vocal opponent of the federal health care reform law.

The closest race of the night belonged to Nevada Congresswoman Dina Titus and her Republican challenger Joe Heck. Heck won the race by less than 2,000 votes.

Another early winner is Democrat Attorney General Catherine Cortez-Masto. Also, Nevada's Democratic Secretary of State Ross Miller won re-election to his second term. Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie also won re-election over challenger Metro Officer Laurie Bisch.

Clark County voters have rejected Question 4 which would have changed the Eminent Domain law. Voters also rejected Question 3 which would have allowed lawmakers to make an amendment to the Sales and Use Tax Act of 1955.

The race for Congressional District 3 had Joe Heck beating Dina Titus by about 1,500 votes.

Over 100,000 people voted in Clark County on Election Day. Another 258,000 people voted early.

Overall, voter turnout in the county was lower than expected. This election cycle has a lot of people's attention largely because of the key races in Nevada and issues like education, health care, and the economy.

Exit polling shows the economy is the number one issue for voters. The polls closed at 7 p.m. Nevada Secretary of State Ross Miller reported long lines in Elko, Nevada delayed election returns.

Nationally, Republicans swept several seats in the House of Representatives. Republican Rand Paul started off the night with a Tea Party win in Kentucky. CBS is projecting the Republicans will take control of the House.

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