Only four of 30 incumbent governors from the Gem State have lost their nomination bids in state history, with just two in the last 100+ years.
Nearly 40 percent of plurality vote winners of U.S. Senate contests have lost their seat in the next election; three are on the ballot in 2014 (Begich, Franken, Merkley).
Gopher State Republicans have not had a competitive gubernatorial primary since 1924.
The GOP is coming off its most competitive Senate primary since 1934; Julianne Ortman will become the 10th female GOP U.S. Senate primary candidate if she wins (or ignores) her party’s endorsement.
No incumbent U.S. Senator has lost a general election race coming off a victory in which he did not face a major party opponent.
While the Tea Party Caucus, Congressional Black Caucus, and Blue Dog Coalition may have received a large share of the headlines in recent years, they represent but a small fraction of the officially recognized Congressional Member Organizations (CMOs) on Capitol…
Six alumni of The Hill’s “Most Beautiful” list lost election bids in 2012; nearly 40 percent of officeholders to make the list have been defeated, resigned in scandal, or retired from political office.