Heller is the only Republican among the 15 U.S. Senators who serve states in which their party holds a minority of U.S. House seats; a dozen (including Heller) are up for reelection in 2018.
You can win over some of the people some of the time, but Murkowski has not won over a majority of Alaskan voters any of the time.
The nation’s third largest political party notched by far its most successful election cycle in races to the nation’s upper legislative chamber.
History suggests the nation is overdue for a record-setting U.S. Senate nail-biter and there are plenty of states that could serve up extremely close contests on November 8th.
Republicans would break a party record if eight U.S. Senate nominees are elected from states voting Democratic for president.
GOP U.S. Senators continue to win renomination, but many state party records are falling each cycle for the worst ever showings by a Republican incumbent.
Since 1972, 12 of the 27 Republican U.S. Senators to lose during presidential election cycles did so while the GOP White House nominee carried their state.
Only one female governor in history was the daughter of a governor and only a few others had parents serve at any level of elected office.
It has been 150 years since the last time a sitting elected official lost their seat and saw their chairmanship end in the same year.
After the 2016 election, 10 states could have a Republican governor and two Democratic U.S. Senators; only one state currently has the reverse.