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June 12, 2012
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Primary is warmup for November vote

RENO - Republican Sen. Dean Heller and Democratic Rep. Shelley Berkley top today's primary ballot in a U.S. Senate race expected to produce a general election matchup as hotly contested as the presidential race that Nevada voters will play a key role in deciding this November.

Heller is a popular ex-congressman from a safe rural seat who was appointed last year after John Ensign resigned his Senate seat in a sex scandal. Berkley is a seven-term congresswoman running her first campaign outside of metro Las Vegas. Both face only token opposition in today's primary.

Polls will be open from 7 …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jun 12, 2012 11:30AM Published Jun 12, 2012 02:29AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.