It has been 120 years since the last time a party lost the White House and still netted the 30 seats Democrats need to win back the chamber in 2016.
The five-candidate field was the largest across the 78 Democratic and Republican primaries conducted for the office in the state since 1912.
Badger State Democrats have the rare opportunity to pick up seats in both legislative chambers this November.
Since 1974, Utah Democrats are 0-32 against GOP U.S. Representatives heading into the 13th rematch election between major party U.S. House nominees in state history.
After the 2016 election, 10 states could have a Republican governor and two Democratic U.S. Senators; only one state currently has the reverse.
Since 1972, all seven sitting U.S. Senators who ran for reelection in the cycle of their failed presidential bid won another term – each by double digits.
Libertarian nominees have set party records in the most recent gubernatorial election in 16 states; three quarters of states with gubernatorial races this cycle are slated to have Libertarian candidates.
Only five out of nearly 200 U.S. Senate vacancies since 1913 were caused by a voluntary resignation that resulted in a change in partisan control of the seat.
Barring multiple last minute withdrawals from the race, the 2016 GOP U.S. Senate field to replace Marco Rubio will be the largest in party history.
Sharron Angle’s loss to Congressman Joe Heck in Nevada’s Republican U.S. Senate primary on Tuesday marked her second failed bid to win a seat to…