In the ‘cycle of the outsider,’ North Dakota Republicans got a rude – but not entirely unexpected – awakening on Tuesday when Fargo business executive…
Kasich, Cruz, and Carson received the most votes as former White House hopefuls; 10 GOPers won more votes as ex-candidates than when they were still in the race.
Ellmers’ loss ends a string of 299 renomination victories by members of both parties in the state since 1958 and 120 in a row by Republicans since 1902.
With Steve King easily brushing aside a top-tier GOP challenger on Tuesday, it has now been 66 years since the last incumbent from the Hawkeye State lost a renomination bid.
Two states usually forgotten at the end of the primary calendar were treated to their most competitive Democratic primaries in state history.
Only twice in U.S. history have both of a state’s U.S. Senate delegation members shared the same last name.
Wyoming has never had more than five Democratic or Republican primary candidates for its at-large seat in the nation’s lower legislative chamber; this cycle has nine GOPers.