Reid: 40–50% 60–70%
Santini: 40–50% 50–60% 60–70% 70–80%
|Elections in Nevada|
|None of These Candidates|
The 1986 United States Senate election in Nevada was held on November 4, 1986. Incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Paul Laxalt decided to retire instead of seeking a third term. U.S. Representative Democratic nominee Harry Reid won the open seat.
|None of These Candidates||9,472||3.62%||+2.33%|
|Democratic gain from Republican||Swing|