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Tight race for Nevada's new congressional seat

Going strictly by the numbers, Democrats just a few months ago thought Steven Horsford was a lock to win Nevada's newest seat in Congress. But with Election Day near, the outcome is anything but certain in the tight race against well-known Republican businessman Danny Tarkanian.

Democrats hold a 41,000 voter registration advantage in the 4th Congressional District that was created after the 2010 census to reflect the state's population growth.

The district sprawls all or part of seven of Nevada's 17 counties, from Las Vegas to 80 miles southeast of Reno, encompassing the urban corridors of North Las Vegas, onion …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Nov 1, 2012 02:27AM Published Nov 1, 2012 02:25AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.