In the direct election era, parties in the midst of nine-election winning streaks have gone on to win a 10th consecutive contest in 42 of 47 attempts.
Over the last 75+ years, April has hosted more special elections than any month outside of November; only six of the previous 44 specials flipped control of the seat.
Less than 1 in 10 third party or independent candidates for governor in Illinois history have won five percent of the vote.
Charlie Dent’s decision to resign prior to the end of this term means Pennsylvania will host a second special U.S. House election during the 115th…
Prior to this current streak, the state had not endured more than three consecutive cycles with an open seat during the primary era.
The 54 speakers in U.S. history have come from less than two-dozen states, with speakers from five states collectively accounting for more than half the time in office.
Two former gubernatorial nominees are poised to square off in a primary for just the second time in Minnesota history.
Women candidates for the court have won 15 of 19 elections overall, with three defeats coming against other women.
Democrats are riding a 25-seat winning streak in Connecticut – the third best run for the party across the country over the last half-century.
Shulkin logged the 2nd shortest stint heading the VA in department history; previous presidents had served with their original VA secretary 3.9 times longer than Trump/Shulkin.