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.Full Story
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.
The Hoosier State has produced the second largest number of running mates in U.S. history.
It has been 135 years since the last – and only – time one senator directly followed another twice in the chamber.
It has been 30 cycles since the last time multiple former Senators returned to their old job in the same cycle.