Nevada promises to be a political hotbed in 2012, with President Barack Obama targeting the state as a must-win and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) working to make sure both Obama and Berkley are victorious.
The new poll confirms that little has changed over the last six months, when other public polling showed the race within a point or two. The poll, conducted by the Cannon Survey Center at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, surveyed 600 registered voters from Dec. 12 to 20 and had a 4-point margin of error.
Terri Henderson, 6, center, whose mother is El Salvador, attends a rally with members of Congress at Union Station's Columbus Circle to announce the Restore Opportunity, Strengthen, and Improve the Economy (ROSIE) Act on July 29, 2014. The legislation provides incentives for government contractors to pay a living wage and other benefits that would help low-income workers.