Jacky Rosen

Internal Poll Shows Tight Nevada Race if Titus Challenges Heller
Congresswoman would first face Jacky Rosen in Democratic primary

Nevada Rep. Dina Titus is expected to make her decision on whether to challenge Sen. Dean Heller after the August recess. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

An internal poll shows Nevada Rep. Dina Titus in a tight race against Sen. Dean Heller if she decides to challenge him in 2018.

The 1st District Democratic congresswoman is mulling a run against the vulnerable Republican, but would have to first face off against Rep. Jacky Rosen of the 3rd District in a primary.

Democrat Jacky Rosen Wins in Nevada's 3rd District
GOP Rep. Joe Heck vacated seat for unsuccessful Senate run

Democrat Jacky Rosen is heading to Congress. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Democrat Jacky Rosen defeated Republican Danny Tarkanian in Nevada’s 3rd District, The Associated Press reports.

Rosen led Tarkanian 47 percent to 46 percent, with 100 percent of precincts reporting. 

Democratic Poll: Rosen Leads Tarkanian in Nevada Tossup District
Battleground seat is a top general election target for Democrats

Republican Danny Tarkanian, seen here in 2012, trails Democrat Jacky Rosen in a new Democratic poll of Nevada's 3rd District. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Democrat Jacky Rosen leads Republican Danny Tarkanian by 6 points, just outside the margin of error, in a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee poll of Nevada's 3rd District released Wednesday.   

Incumbent GOP Rep. Joe Heck is vacating the southern Nevada seat to run for the Senate , leaving it a top Democratic target this year. President Barack Obama carried the district in 2008 and again more narrowly in 2012.