Nevada Democratic Rep. Susie Lee wins re-election to U.S. House

November 12, 2022

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Democratic Rep. Susie Lee won re-election in Nevada’s 3rd congressional district, beating her opponent, Republican April Becker, to one of the House’s most competitive seats this cycle.

Lee’s seat was considered vulnerable after Nevada’s Democratic-led state legislature redrew the district last year, adding more Republican voters.

Lee raised a record amount of money, over $5 million, and far surpassed Becker. The race has also attracted funding from outside groups and has become one of Very expensive Home races in the country.

Lee spent most of the campaign attacking Becker’s stance on abortion, and Becker retaliated by aligning Lee with President Biden and his record on the economy. She also sued Lee when a Mother Jones The report says Lee could benefit financially from the legislation she drafted.

In the final stretch of the campaign, Democrats sent former President Barack Obama to Las Vegas to rally voters, where he criticized Republicans for giving tax breaks to the wealthy.

Lee was first elected to Congress in 2018 to replace Representative Jacky Rosen, who won her Senate race that year.

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