Only 56 percent of appointed U.S. Senators running to keep their seat have been victorious over the last half-century.Full Story
No member of the U.S. House has quit their office from Alaska and Utah; no U.S. Senator has resigned from Arizona and Hawaii.
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.
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.