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2022 Nevada Senate Election

News coverage of the Nevada Senate election. See the race between Catherine Cortez Masto, polling at 42%, and Adam Laxalt, polling at 41%. Catherine Cortez Masto has been the Senator from Nevada since 2016. See their news, bias in the media coverage and more in our Nevada election page. See other states and more information on our 2022 U.S. Senate page.

Top Nevada Candidates

Democrat Candidate
Catherine Cortez Masto Polls: 42% Sample: 10,695Percentage of News: 29%

News Diet Breakdown

Data analyzed by Ground News from Twitter
Left: 63%
63% of the news @CortezMasto interacts with on Twitter Leans Left
Republican Candidate
Adam Laxalt Polls: 41% Sample: 8,349Percentage of News: 71%

News Diet Breakdown

Data analyzed by Ground News from Twitter
Right: 75%
75% of the news @AdamLaxalt interacts with on Twitter Leans Right

Coverage Breakdown

Coverage Breakdown is based on the number of articles published per candidate.

Catherine Cortez Masto
Adam Laxalt

Latest 2022 Nevada Senate Election News

US & Canada · Las Vegas

US Sen. Cruz joins Laxalt in Nevada to bash Cortez Masto

50% Center coverage: 4 sources
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas is in Southern Nevada campaigning with Republican senate candidate Adam Laxalt. Cruz: "The men and women of Nevada, they are rising up to take Nevada back, to turn it red, to retire Chuck Schumer, to retake the senate" Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is in Nevada next week to campaign with Laxal.See the Story
US & Canada · Las Vegas

Poll: Cortez Masto leads Laxalt for Nevada Senate; ominous signs over Biden approval

75% Center coverage: 4 sources
Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) leads likely Republican opponent and former Attorney General Adam Laxalt by 8 percentage points. But voter economic angst and President Joe Biden's low approval rating could threaten her re-election bid. 52 percent of Nevada voters said they disapproved of the job Biden has done and 43 percent approved. Asked who was primarily responsible for higher gas prices, 41 percent blamed Biden, 33 percent blamed the war in Ukraine.See the Story
US & Canada · Las Vegas

Senate race updates: Behind an anti-abortion group’s endorsement of Laxalt – The Nevada Independent

50% Right coverage: 4 sources
Nevada Senate hopeful Adam Laxalt has received an endorsement from the National Right to Life. Laxal joined a lawsuit alleging that illegal voters cast ballots in Nevada and ask a court to overturn election results. Republican candidates rejoiced over the pending sale of Twitter to Elon Musk, an apparent victory for free speech.See the Story
US & Canada · Nevada

Laxalt leads GOP Senate primary, Lombardo up in gubernatorial primary: Nevada poll

67% Center coverage: 3 sources
8NewsNow/The Hill/Emerson College poll gives exclusive insight into Nevada's races for governor and senate. Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo leads in fundraising. Former state Attorney General Adam Laxalt is being challenged by newcomer and wounded army veteran Sam Brown. Donald Trump still looms large within the GOP. The poll of 1,000 likely Republican voters took place between April 28 and May 2.See the Story
US & Canada

Laxalt, Brown clash over voter fraud in GOP Senate race

Coverage: 2 sources
Republican Senate hopefuls Adam Laxalt and Sam Brown clashed over Trump's 2020 campaign. Brown said Lax alt relies on endorsements because Nevadans can't rely on him. Lax Alt suggested Brown was an opportunist when he moved to Nevada after losing a legislative race in Texas.See the Story

Former state attorney general defeats Army veteran in Nevada GOP contest crucial to Senate control

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Adam Laxalt, a former state attorney general, won the Republican nomination for a pivotal Nevada Senate seat. He fended off a challenge from a political newcomer and set up what will likely be a fierce and costly race against incumbent Catherine Cortez Masto. Republicans see the race as their best opportunity to flip a Senate seat and regain the majority.See the Story
Catherine Cortez Masto · Mesquite

Day after Laxalt Senate primary win, Cortez Masto takes aim at ‘big oil’ ties – The Nevada Independent

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Adam Laxalt easily won the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate race in Nevada on Tuesday. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto is already launching a statewide ad campaign against Laxal, highlighting his ties to oil corporations. The race is expected to be among the most expensive in the state's history.See the Story
Catherine Cortez Masto

Nevada Senator Hopes History Repeats as She Faces a Hard-Right Rival

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Catherine Cortez Masto is one of the most vulnerable Democratic senators this midterm season, as she prepares for a general-election contest against Adam Laxalt. The Republican has embraced former President Donald J. Trump's baseless claims of a 2020 stolen election. Nevada, whose sprawling hotel and entertainment industries heavily rely on tourism, was among the states most battered by the coronavirus pandemic.See the Story

Nevada police groups switch endorsements from Dem Sen. Cortez-Masto to GOP challenger Laxalt

100% Right coverage: 2 sources
Laxalt, who is running to unseat Cortez Masto, was endorsed by the Public Safety Alliance of Nevada, which represents over 10,000 law enforcement officers in more than 100 state and local groups.See the Story
Adam Laxalt

GOP Senate candidate Adam Laxalt has been attacking LGBTQ equality for years. He could win.

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Adam Laxalt, Ron DeSantis's former roommate, has been accused of having an "obsession with attacking the LGBTQ community...See the Story
Catherine Cortez Masto

Biden's approval rating slumps in Nevada amid crucial Senate race

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Democratic Senator Catherine Cortez Masto is facing a difficult re-election fight in what could be a hugely important race.See the Story
Republican Party

GOP Senate Candidate Adam Laxalt Says It's 'Sad' Nevada Protects Abortion Rights

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Laxalt, who is challenging Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D), lamented his state's abortion protections: "We got work to do on that.”See the Story

Nevada Republican caught on tape ranting Roe was 'sad' and 'a joke' that led to other bad laws

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
The Nevada Independent caught Republican Attorney General Adam Laxalt on tape during a political event promoting his campaign for U.S. Senate. According to the GOP lawyer, the decision by the Supreme Court to restrict privacy rights for women by allowing states to make their own rules, was the right move. According to him, the Roe v. Wade precedent was "a joke" and "sad.See the Story

Media Bias Breakdown

How is the media covering 2022 Nevada Senate Election?

2022 Nevada Senate Election often is covered by Right Media sources.
Right: 46%

2022 Election Candidates