After notching five of the 16 major party U.S. House nominations in 2010, women may secure only two such slots across Minnesota’s eight districts this November.
Almost one-quarter of the Democratic caucus was first elected to the U.S. House via special election – more than double that of the GOP.
Democrats would have to win 64 percent of the House races they are contesting – something the party has achieved only once since 1992.
Democrats in Arizona have won all three special elections to Congress since statehood, but are victorious in only 35 percent of U.S. House elections over the last 60 years.
While all eyes were on Wisconsin this week, Mitt Romney turned in more sluggish performances in presidential primaries held on Tuesday. Despite effectively sealing the nomination nearly two months ago, Romney failed to crack the 70 percent mark in two…
An increase in support in Dane and Milwaukee Counties is not enough for Mayor Barrett to stave off Governor Walker’s surge in central and northern Wisconsin.
Gubernatorial candidates seeking a rematch have now lost 5 of 7 contests in Wisconsin history.
Holding 2010 totals constant for the state’s other 70 counties, Barrett would need to carry 75.1 percent of the vote in Wisconsin’s two most populated counties to beat Walker on Tuesday (up from 64.1 percent in 2010).
Wisconsin is expected to join Rhode Island, Iowa, and Minnesota on Tuesday for the only states currently with four or more consecutive elections decided by single digits.