Alan Greenblatt is a GOVERNING correspondent.E-mail: email@example.com
Democrats took control of the state Senate for the first time since 1991 as two Clark County Republican incumbents, Bob Beers and Joe Heck, succumbed to first-time candidates whose party boosted them with a massive and largely negative independent advertising campaign.
In the Democrat-controlled Assembly, the party lost one seat and picked up two, giving Speaker Barbara Buckley a two-thirds majority in the lower house.
Steven Horsford becomes the first African American majority leader in the Senate.
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