Democrats and Republicans in 18 states have now set or tied their longest gubernatorial winning streak in party history.
In 2018, as many women were nominated for the U.S. House in Georgia by major parties as in each of the last five cycles combined.
Kemp enjoyed the largest increase in support from the initial primary election among the 26 Democratic and Republican candidates to participate in a runoff for the office in state history.
Every first-place finisher who won more than 38 percent of the initial Georgia gubernatorial primary has been victorious in the runoff.
Only two Democratic gubernatorial nominees who faced primary challengers over the last 120 years garnered a larger percentage of the vote than Abrams.
Six women under 40 are currently seeking major party gubernatorial nominations this year.
Only one region of the country is regularly seeing both parties win U.S. Senate seats in the vast majority of its states.
No appointed US Senator has ever won a primary runoff and only two incumbents who placed second in the initial primary have done so.
Record partisan winning streaks in races for governor can be extended, broken, or tied in 15 states holding elections in 2018.
Only one statehood governor in U.S. history has subsequently served in the U.S. Senate from another state.