1972 United States House of Representatives elections in Nevada

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Of the 11 Nevada incumbents, 8 were re-elected.

Incumbent Democrat Walter S. Baring Jr. lost renomination to James Bilbray. Bilbray, however, lost the general election to Republican David Towell, 52.2% to 47.8%.

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Nevada at-large Walter S. Baring Jr. Democratic 1956 Incumbent lost renomination.
New member elected.
Republican gain.
David Towell (Republican) 52.2%
James Bilbray (Democratic) 47.8%

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