Appointees who had less than a year to run for their seat have historically fared notably better than those who had more than a year – but not in recent decades.Full Story
More than a dozen candidates who unsuccessfully ran for president since 1972 later ran for the U.S. Senate – just three were victorious.
Sitting or former U.S. Representatives have been elected to the U.S. Senate by Minnesotans in only four of 20 candidacies.
No state’s U.S. House delegation has ever increased from a single, at-large representative to multiple members after two censuses.
The top two constitutional offices in the Gopher State have been occupied by members of different political parties for 3,759 days since statehood (10+ years).