Since 1972, 12 of the 27 Republican U.S. Senators to lose during presidential election cycles did so while the GOP White House nominee carried their state.Full Story
Over the last century, Indiana voters have never backed a presidential nominee without also supporting that party’s gubernatorial or U.S. Senate nominee.
Just eight out of 53 Republican nominees over the last century failed to win a majority of the vote; Tuesday’s nine-candidate field was the largest in state history by either party.
U.S. House members from the Gopher State have also won 291 of 292 primaries since 1942.
No incumbent Minnesota Republican U.S. House member had won less than 80 percent of the primary vote since 1962.