Winning candidates in four states – two Democrats and two Republicans – received the largest support recorded by their party in a race for governor since statehood.
After more than five-dozen failed attempts to flip a seat, Democrats won the most competitive election for the office in South Carolina in more than 125 years.
Democrats and Republicans in 18 states have now set or tied their longest gubernatorial winning streak in party history.
The 41st president lived to be the oldest in U.S. history and almost cracked the Top 10 in years lived following his first appearance on a national ticket.
Iowa, South Dakota, and Wisconsin each had unusually close races for governor this cycle.
Newsom notches the third best showing among all non-incumbent candidates for governor since statehood and fifth best overall.
Fourteen states will be represented by a single party on Capitol Hill – seven Democratic and seven Republican; one party controls all but one seat in 13 other states.
The Scott vs Nelson contest broke a 30-year record for the most competitive election for the office in state history.
There were no blowouts, but Democrats managed to run the table for just the fifth time in 75 cycles since statehood, and the third time since the early 1890s .
In last week’s midterm elections, Democrats continued to run up the score in U.S. House races across multiple Northeastern states. A sweep of Massachusetts’ nine…