Only one female governor in history was the daughter of a governor and only a few others had parents serve at any level of elected office.Full Story
Contrary to what he said during his DNC speech Tuesday, the former Arkansas governor did not even rank in the Top 10 youngest ex-governors when he lost his 1980 election bid.
It has been 150 years since the last time a sitting elected official lost their seat and saw their chairmanship end in the same year.
Across the last 20 cycles since 1936 there has been no positive correlation connecting shorter gaps between conventions and the president’s party holding the White House that November.
Since 1828, just a shade over half of major party presidential tickets won the home state of their VP nominees; one-quarter were not even able to hold the state after winning it during the previous cycle.