Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan are not alone in failing to carry their home states this election cycle, although theirs is the first such ticket in 40 years.
Five candidates set all-time statewide records for non-major party candidates in U.S. Senate races this cycle.
Minnesota joins Virginia as the only states with 10+ consecutive cycle stretches backing Democratic and Republican presidential nominees in state history.
Heller is the first Republican in Nevada to be elected to the U.S. Senate while the state votes for the Democratic presidential nominee since the introduction of popular vote elections.
During the marathon election night coverage a statement qualifying Barack Obama’s reelection victory was repeatedly mentioned on FOX News. Anchor Bret Baier characterized Obama as the “First president ever to be reelected with fewer electoral votes than the first time.”…
Republican nominee Dan Bongino wins just over 25 percent of the vote – the lowest ever mark for either major party across 35 U.S. Senate contests in state history.
Ryan’s 11-point victory Tuesday was down nearly 20 points from his previous seven wins in Wisconsin’s 1st Congressional District.
Only John Frémont in 1856 lost his home state by a larger margin than Romney out of 100+ major party presidential nominees on the ballot since the formation of the Democratic Party in 1828.
Democratic pick-ups by Carol Shea-Porter and Ann Kuster in the Granite State’s two U.S. House districts gives New Hampshire the nation’s first ever all-female D.C. delegation.
All eyes on Virginia, Florida, New Hampshire, Ohio, Pennsylvania…you know the rest…