Republicans would break a party record if eight U.S. Senate nominees are elected from states voting Democratic for president.
An 11th hour campaign by Joe Miller may keep the popular Alaska Republican from winning over a majority of voters for a third consecutive cycle.
Miller is one of three retread candidates on the 2016 U.S. Senate ballot in Alaska this cycle.
Only twice in U.S. history have both of a state’s U.S. Senate delegation members shared the same last name.
While female candidates have opportunities to pick up seats this November, some face challenging general election odds while others face stiff competition to win their party’s primary.
Democrats and Republicans in four states are still looking for candidates as filing deadlines loom just days or weeks away.
The unusually competitive and crowded GOP field is lowering the bar to victory in many states.
Not only are Democrats losing gubernatorial elections at a rate not seen in 100+ years, but the party’s nominees are losing badly.
Montana has voted in concert with the region overall at a higher rate than any other Western state; Hawaii has done so the least.
More than 135 guests have appeared with the First Lady since the president’s first SOTU speech in 2010, but none from 16 states.