Californians and New Yorkers will comprise a record percentage of the Democratic caucus when the 113th Congress convenes in January at nearly 30 percent.
The 2012 presidential election is the only cycle since the birth of the two-party system in 1828 to be decided by less than 15 points nationally and yet have less than 10 percent of its contests decided by fewer than five points.
The three states have not been represented by two Republicans in the U.S. Senate for a combined 244 years and counting.
Democratic nominees have won 144 U.S. House contests in a row in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maine, and Rhode Island.
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.