State Controller
★ Incumbent
Ron Knecht
Republican

Knecht is the state controller, elected in 2014. He previously served on the Nevada Board of Regents for two terms, was a state assemblyman for one term and worked for the state Public Utilities Commission.

Catherine Byrne
Democrat

Byrne is a certified public accountant. She made national headlines for being heckled as the mom of a son in the U.S. Air Force by the crowd at a 2016 rally hosted by now-Vice President Mike Pence.

Endorsements:
Nevada State AFL-CIO
Nevada State Education Association
Culinary Union Local 226
SEIU Local 1107
Toiyabe Chapter of the Sierra Club
Voter Registration
598,174 (38%)
Democrats
523,251 (34%)
Republicans
439,503 (28%)
Other
Red indicates that a majority of registered voters in the district are Republican. Purple indicates a "swing" district that has a registration differential between Republicans and Democrats that is within 5 points. Blue indicates a voter registration count that is predominantly Democratic.
Click the Nevada map to see voter registration for each district. This data is current as of October 20, 2018 and reflect the final numbers for the general election.
Recent Polls
Race/TopicPollDateResultsSpread
Question 3Suffolk University/Reno Gazette Journal9/11/18Oppose 51, Support 32 (MOE ±4.4%)Oppose +19
Trump ApprovalSuffolk University/Reno Gazette Journal9/11/18Favorable 44.8, Unfavorable 49.4 (MOE ±4.4%)Unfavorable +4.6
Question 3Suffolk University/Reno Gazette Journal7/31/18Oppose 46, Support 31 (MOE ±4.4%)Oppose +15
Trump ApprovalThe Independent Poll4/12/18Approve 39, Disapprove 56 (MOE ±4%)Disapprove + 17
Trump ApprovalPublic Policy Polling4/4/18Approve 40, Disapprove 55 (MOE ±3.3%)Disapprove +15
Trump ApprovalPublic Policy Polling3/21/18Approve 45, Disapprove 51 (MOE ±3.7%)Disapprove +6
Trump ApprovalTargetSmart1/16/18Favorable 39, Unfavorable 41 (MOE ±4.4%)Unfavorable +2
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