2022 Nevada Senate Voters Guide

Catherine Cortez Masto (D) vs Adam Laxalt (R)

US Senate | Election | Nov 8, 2022

The Candidates

Catherine Cortez Masto

Catherine Cortez Masto


Adam Laxalt

Adam Laxalt


The Issues


Ban or legal?

Catherine Cortez Masto (D)

Legal. After the overturn of Roe v. Wade, supports a bill to “enshrine Roe protections in federal law and guarantee access to abortion” nationwide. Opposes a bill to ban abortion in every state after 15 weeks. Supports bills to ensure women can access contraception and travel safely to get abortions in states.


Decrease or increase government investment in, and regulation of, the economy?

Health Care

Increase government role in health care, such as expanding Medicaid, limiting drug prices, or promoting COVID safety?


Make it easier or harder for unions to organize?

Adam Laxalt (R)

Harder. Opposes “prioritizing unions over ordinary Nevadans.” “Supports Nevada’s right-to-work law,” which allows employees in a unionized workplace to not pay union dues.

Minimum Wage

Keep or raise the state minimum wage from $7.25? If raise, how much?

Police and Community

How to address police use of force?

Student Financial Aid

Support lowering interest on student loans or forgiving them?


Should corporations and wealthier individuals pay less or more taxes?

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