Thirty-one of 175 specials conducted since 1913 have been held outside of November with just 22 during odd-numbered years.
Only one region of the country is regularly seeing both parties win U.S. Senate seats in the vast majority of its states.
The Yellowhammer State is tied with Kansas for the fewest years of sending lawmakers to the Senate from different political parties over the last century.
Only five of 55 U.S. Senate partisan winning streaks of eight in a row have been halted in the subsequent contest during direct election era.
No appointed US Senator has ever won a primary runoff and only two incumbents who placed second in the initial primary have done so.
Record partisan winning streaks in races for governor can be extended, broken, or tied in 15 states holding elections in 2018.
It’s been nearly 60 years since Americans have elected a freshman U.S. Senator as old as the Alabama septuagenarian.
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.
Only 56 percent of appointed U.S. Senators running to keep their seat have been victorious over the last half-century.
Bentley’s tenure lasted just 10 days shy of Guy Hunt who was removed from office 24 years prior.