A record four women were nominated by major parties to the U.S. House from New Mexico this cycle; female nominees have won 41 percent of such races in state history.
Women have been nominated to the U.S. House by major parties in Virginia for 14 consecutive cycles including winning a record-setting seven nominations in 2018.
Noem is the fourth woman to land on the GOP primary ballot for governor in the Mount Rushmore State.
Women have been nominated to the U.S. House by major parties during Idaho in 12 of the last 14 election cycles; Cristina McNeil is the 17th to be nominated in state history.
Only two Democratic gubernatorial nominees who faced primary challengers over the last 120 years garnered a larger percentage of the vote than Abrams.
The 2018 cycle ties a state record set in six previous cycles with two women receiving major party nominations to the nation’s lower legislative chamber.
Scott Wagner’s 7-point win ranks as the fifth closest race in the GOP race for governor during the direct primary era.
Women candidates for the court have won 15 of 19 elections overall, with three defeats coming against other women.
The Badger State would also break a tie with Oregon for the state with the highest percentage of women supreme court justices.
There is a good chance as many as six states could have two female major party nominees for the office – doubling the previous record for an election cycle.