Not since before World War II have five U.S. House special elections been conducted during the first six months of a new Congress.
The Alabama duo served alongside one another for the 27th longest stretch in the chamber’s history.
Up to 11 women could run for reelection to the chamber in two years; the chamber’s all-time record is just six.
Golden State residents accounted for 10 percent of the popular vote, but more than 19 percent of Stein’s supporters.
Wisconsin became just the second state in history (and first in 120 years) to host elections for the White House decided by less than one point in three out of five cycles.
Nearly five-dozen U.S. House races in 2016 involve the same two major party candidates from 2014 including one matchup in Missouri with nominees squaring off for the sixth consecutive cycle.
Contrary to what he said during his DNC speech Tuesday, the former Arkansas governor did not even rank in the Top 10 youngest ex-governors when he lost his 1980 election bid.
Kasich, Cruz, and Carson received the most votes as former White House hopefuls; 10 GOPers won more votes as ex-candidates than when they were still in the race.
Presumptive GOP nominees have averaged more than 75 percent of the primary vote after their main challengers have exited the race.
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.