Expert: Trump 'needs a miracle' in Nevada after early voting boom
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A longtime Nevada political analyst says it will be "nearly impossible" for Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpWinners and losers from the South Carolina debate Five takeaways from the Democratic debate Democrats duke it out in most negative debate so far MORE to pull out a victory in the state after after Democrats dominated early voting with a record turnout.

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Democrats are leading Republicans by thousands of votes in early voting, including Clark County, which encompasses Las Vegas, Jon Ralston wrote Saturday on his ABC 13 blog.
 
"Trump's path was nearly impossible, as I have been telling you, before what happened in Clark County on Friday," Ralston said.
 
"But now [Trump] needs a Miracle in Vegas on Election Day — and a Buffalo Bills Super Bowl championship is more likely — to turn this around."
 
Ralston added that such a massive Democratic turnout will also cause a "ripple effect" that will have damaging implications for downballot GOP candidates.
 
 
Democrat Catherine Cortez Masto is facing Rep. Joe Heck (R-Nev.) to replace the retiring Reid.
 
On Friday, Democrats accounted for about 11,000 votes than Republicans in Clark County with a record-setting turnout of 57,000 voters.
 
Donald Trump is set to campaign in the Reno on Saturday as he makes a last-minute push for Nevada's six electoral votes.
 
However, Ralston wrote that no matter what the Republican nominee does in the last days before the election, he "has almost no path to the presidency without Nevada."