Gains in the stock market last Wednesday after the GOP wave were only slightly above the historical average; the biggest day-after drops in the market have occurred after the election of Democratic presidents.
Ten of the 34 states with U.S. Senate races in 2014 found the Democratic Party endure one of its three worst performances in the direct election era.
The South Dakota State Senate will have three new Republican members in 2015 – each of whom has a parent that will represent the same district in the State House. Representatives Brock Greenfield, David Novstrup, and Jenna Haggar won election…
It has been 20 years since the last time Republicans won a U.S. House race in the Bay State; the GOP losing streak has now reached a nation-worst 101 in a row.
Connecticut Democratic U.S. House candidates have now won 20 elections in a row – the most by either party in the state since 1908.
The oldest U.S. Senator in Oklahoma history now has the most victories from the state in races to the nation’s upper legislative chamber.
Brown is just the fourth U.S. Senate candidate in history to face major party female nominees in three different cycles; he is also the first to lose in two of them.
Pryor is the first of 89 U.S. Senators to lose a general election coming off a victory in which there was no major party opponent on the ballot.
Floor leaders in the U.S. Senate have won reelection 87 percent of the time since the position was created in 1920.
Alaskans have never voted both gubernatorial and U.S. Senate incumbents out of office in the same cycle; incumbents in all three statewide offices could lose Tuesday.