Only 2 of the 43 men and women to serve in Congress from Wyoming have subsequently been elected governor; none have even landed on the primary ballot in more than 65 years.
However, nearly one in six governors of the Palmetto State did not finish their term.
No sitting member of the U.S. House from South Dakota has ever appeared on a gubernatorial primary or general election ballot; just two ex-U.S. Representatives ever ran for the office.
Up to 11 women could run for reelection to the chamber in two years; the chamber’s all-time record is just six.
Price could become the first female U.S. Representative to succeed her husband in a special election under circumstances other than his death.
Midwestern states account for 40 percent of the cumulative female lieutenant gubernatorial service in U.S. history along with the three longest current streaks (Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin).
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.
McGinty is the 10th woman to appear on a Pennsylvania Democratic or Republican U.S. Senate primary ballot.
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.
The former California CEO still fell short of notching the most successful presidential campaign by a Republican woman in party history.