Only one third party or independent Utah U.S. House candidate has won 10+ percent of the vote in 80+ years in a race with both major party nominees on the ballot.
Only one ex- or sitting Maine U.S. Senator has ever been elected as governor of the Pine Tree State, and none in 160 years.
Only five out of 60 Republican appointed senators seeking to keep their seat over the last 100+ years lost their party’s nomination in the next election.
With West Virginia Governor Jim Justice switching his party affiliation to Republican last week, there is now only one Democratic governor remaining among the 14…
Niki Tsongas’ announcement that she would not seek a seventh term in the U.S. House means the Massachusetts Democrat will end her career with 11…
John Perdue of West Virginia joins a half-dozen other officeholders who are currently surrounded by state executive officials from the opposing political party.
The 2018 field has more than 50 years of service in elected state office – third most in party history.
Did Phil Crane or Pete du Pont hold the previous mark for the earliest presidential campaign launch in the modern primary era?