Nevada is up next in our redistricting series. Throughout 2021, we'll delve into the states in detail, spotlighting a different state's redistricting outlook each week. Make sure to read our full redistricting outlook.
Current Delegation: 3D, 1R
Projected 2022 Seats: 4 (No change)
Redistricting Control: Democratic
Map credit: Cook Political Report, drawn with Dave's Redistricting App
Democrats control Nevada's redistricting trifecta for the first time ever. But because the Silver State only narrowly leans blue (it voted for Joe Biden by two points) and Democrats already hold three of its four seats, there's not much offense to play. Instead, Democrats' main mission will be to shore up suburban Las Vegas Reps. Susie Lee (NV-03) and Steven Horsford (NV-04), both of whose seats voted for Biden by less than four points.
Off the bat, population trends help Democrats: estimates show the slower-growing northern Nevada district of GOP Rep. Mark Amodei (NV-02) needs to pick up more than 30,000 residents, which means he's likely to push south and relieve Horsford of some
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