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.
Since 1964, the average victory margin in a Georgia U.S. House race has been 50 points; just 1 of the last 69 races since 2008 has been decided by less than five points.
Since 1942, parties that gained at least 10 U.S. House seats in a general election were seven times more likely to have netted seats than lost seats in that cycle’s preceding specials.
A outright win by Jon Ossoff on Tuesday will end a pick-up drought of 19 specials in a row – tied for the largest streak since WWII.
Not since before World War II have five U.S. House special elections been conducted during the first six months of a new Congress.
It has been 145 years and 30 contests since the last time a party picked up a Georgia U.S. House seat in a special election.
Price could become the first female U.S. Representative to succeed her husband in a special election under circumstances other than his death.
The nation’s third largest political party notched by far its most successful election cycle in races to the nation’s upper legislative chamber.