Since 1942, parties that gained at least 10 U.S. House seats in a general election were seven times more likely to have netted seats than lost seats in that cycle’s preceding specials.Full Story
A outright win by Jon Ossoff on Tuesday will end a pick-up drought of 19 specials in a row – tied for the largest streak since WWII.
Nearly one-quarter of major party nominees seeking rematches in U.S. House elections in the Sunflower State have been successful.
Bentley’s tenure lasted just 10 days shy of Guy Hunt who was removed from office 24 years prior.
The six-year stretch of divided government during the 112th-114th Congresses was tied for the third longest period in U.S. history.