Only two of 12 Republican candidates in 2012 were actively campaigning at the time of their home state’s contest.Full Story
It has been 75 years since the last – and only – Republican U.S. Senator did not face a Democratic opponent in back-to-back elections.
16 U.S. Senators serve states in which their party holds a minority of U.S. House seats – 15 are Democrats.
The last major party nominee to lose all three offices in the Sunshine State was little-known Republican John Cheney in 1920.
Two Midwestern states have been in accord on their presidential vote choice 96 percent of the time while another pair has voted in concert during just 41 percent of such elections.