Since 1900, less than half of plurality-winning governors who were eligible for another term were reelected to their seat in the next cycle.
During Jeopardy’s Teacher’s Tournament, three educators could not name the capital city from where Tim Pawlenty governed for eight years.
If elected in 2014, the former U.S. Senator would lay claim to both the youngest and oldest candidate ever elected to the chamber from South Dakota.
It has been more than 10 years since a veteran was elected to serve in the U.S. House from the Badger State – the longest period in state history
Minnesota has elected at least one candidate with military service to the U.S. House since 1910.
The New Jersey Republican is the first two-term U.S. Representative from the Garden State not to seek a third term since 1948, and only the 6th out of more than 100 to serve since 1900.
For the first time in 40 years, Virginians elected a governor from the party of the sitting president; New Jersey extends its streak to seven cycles – second longest in the country.
The Virginian has the best showing in a gubernatorial race for a Libertarian in 11 years and easily records the third best showing in party history.
A total of eight candidates will be on the ballot in New Jersey’s gubernatorial election Tuesday. That is the lowest number since 1989, when voters got to choose from six candidates in the ballot access-friendly Garden State. There were 19…
35 candidates. Two Bobs, two Marks, two Christophers, two Johns, two Jameses. Captain Jack Sparrow and The Rock. Ranked choice voting. Welcome to elections in the City of Lakes.