Joe Manchin is attempting to win the 21st consecutive U.S. Senate reelection bid by a Mountain State Democrat.
Trump and Obama issued more executive orders during their first 10 days in office than their six predecessors (Gerald Ford through George W. Bush) combined.
However, nearly one in six governors of the Palmetto State did not finish their term.
It has been 66 years since Kansas last held a special election to the U.S. House – fifth longest streak in the nation.
Each of the three congresses have convened during the last 20 years.
No sitting member of the U.S. House from South Dakota has ever appeared on a gubernatorial primary or general election ballot; just two ex-U.S. Representatives ever ran for the office.
For the first time in Minnesota history, every member elected to the state delegation was 50+ years old.
Heller is the only Republican among the 15 U.S. Senators who serve states in which their party holds a minority of U.S. House seats; a dozen (including Heller) are up for reelection in 2018.
Up to 11 women could run for reelection to the chamber in two years; the chamber’s all-time record is just six.
The New Hampshire duo becomes the seventh set of ex-governors from the same state to simultaneously serve in the U.S. Senate in the 21st Century.