Only one of 210 non-major party candidates for governor have won 10 percent of the vote in state history with just two others receiving five percent.
No Utah U.S. Representative who won their seat by 25+ points has ever been defeated in the subsequent general election.
A majority of the 17 seven-term U.S. Senators in history have either retired, resigned, or died in office, but five of the six who ran for reelection were victorious.
Not since before World War II have five U.S. House special elections been conducted during the first six months of a new Congress.
At least one first-term incumbent has been defeated in 48 of the 52 election cycles during the direct election era.
Democrats have won 55 percent of statewide elections in Montana over the last quarter-century, but the party’s 11-cycle losing streak for the state’s at-large U.S. House seat is its longest in history.
Jeff Sessions needs to last until April 25th to avoid having the shortest tenure of the 84 men and women to serve in the position.
Each of the 30 men to serve as governor of the Gem State previously held public office or a party leadership position.
No sitting or ex-DFL U.S.House member has ever won their party’s gubernatorial nomination – or even competed in the primary.
Only one DFL U.S. Representative in party history has faced more primary opponents than Minnesota’s 5th CD U.S. Representative.