Democrats were poised to sweep all three Clark County Commission races late Tuesday night.
Incomplete election results favored political newcomer Elana Lee Graham over James Dean Leavitt in their Las Vegas Justice Court race.
Nevada voters were on the verge of approving all but one of the six questions appearing on Tuesday’s ballot.
With 16 of 17 counties fully reported as of 7:45 a.m. Wednesday, 22 women had won seats in the Assembly, the first female majority Nevada has ever seen in either chamber.
It appears a blue wave has struck Clark County’s down-ballot races.
At least one State Senate race was too close to call late Tuesday evening, as Republican Keith Pickard and Democrat Julie Pazina were within one percentage point of each other.
Around 2:40 a.m. Wednesday, challenger Wes Duncan conceded and tweeted congratulations to Aaron Ford for his “hard fought win. The @NevadaAG is a wonderful office with wonderful people – lead them well!”
Democrats were leading Republicans in four down-ballot statewide Nevada elections Tuesday in early returns, with Democrat Kate Marshall leading Republican Michael Roberson in the lieutenant governor’s race by nine percentage points.
Political newcomer Irene Cepeda will join the Clark County School Board next year after an easy victory Tuesday night over embattled Clark County School District Trustee Kevin Child.
Democrat Susie Lee defeated opponent Danny Tarkanian to win Nevada’s 3rd Congressional District, a battleground race that attracted national attention and millions of dollars in outside spending.