Erin Bilbray wins 3rd District Democratic primary - FOX5 Vegas - KVVU

Erin Bilbray wins 3rd District Democratic primary

Posted: Updated:
Erin Bilbray is seen in this image taken from her campaign website. (File) Erin Bilbray is seen in this image taken from her campaign website. (File)
LAS VEGAS (AP) -

Democrat Erin Bilbray has defeated a little-known opponent, and will now challenge Republican U.S. Rep. Joe Heck in November.

Bilbray bested Zachary "Mr. Z" Campbell in Tuesday's primary election for the 3rd District, which includes Henderson and parts of Las Vegas.

She's the daughter of a well-known former Nevada congressman and the founder of an organization that grooms women to run for office.

Her race against second-term congressman Heck promises to be one of the most-watched in the country. Democrats and Republicans hold a nearly equal share of the district, which also includes a sizeable bloc of registered nonpartisans.

Heck, who's a doctor and member of the Army Reserves, had raised almost four times as much cash as Bilbray ahead of the primary.

Click here for more election results.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly
Fox 5
Powered by WorldNow CNN
All content © 2017, KVVU Broadcasting Corporation, Las Vegas, NV and WorldNow. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.