Monday, July 18, 2011 | 10:25 a.m.
GOP Sen. Dean Heller has a 48-44 lead on Democratic Rep. Shelley Berkley in a poll taken last week for his campaign.
The survey was conducted by The Tarrance Group's Dave Sackett, who has had consistently good results in Nevada. He also polled last cycle for Gov. Brian Sandoval.
The survey of 501 voters has a margin of error of about 4.5 percent.
This is where this race is likely to remain for some time - barring anything unforeseen. That is, close.
Sackett's memo is posted at right.