Republican Mark Amodei defeated Democrat Kate Marshall in special election to win Nevada House seat vacated after a senator's admitted affair and resignation.
Amodei won about 58 percent of the votes to represent Nevada's 2nd Congressional District in the U.S. House. Marshall garnered 36 percent of the votes.
Former Sen. John Ensign resigned in May after admitting to having an extramarital affair with a staffer's wife. Following the resignation, Republican Gov. Mark Sandoval appointed GOP Rep. Dean Heller to replace Ensign in the Senate.
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