The party of the sitting president has won 43 percent of gubernatorial races since the McKinley administration.
Women running for governor in New Jersey have won their party’s nomination each of the last four times they have appeared on the primary ballot since 1993.
More than twice as many Republican primary races for governor have been decided by single digits as Democratic nomination contests.
Jerry Brown is poised to end up #3 on the all-time list of statehood gubernatorial service.
There have been more than five-dozen losing Gopher State gubernatorial hopefuls who ran again for the office; only five have been successful.
Only one sitting or ex-secretary of state has won the governorship in Ohio history.
Bentley’s tenure lasted just 10 days shy of Guy Hunt who was removed from office 24 years prior.
Governors seeking their third consecutive four-year term have won nine elections in a row since 1994 and 20 of 24 dating back to 1970.
Only one of 210 non-major party candidates for governor have won 10 percent of the vote in state history with just two others receiving five percent.
Each of the 30 men to serve as governor of the Gem State previously held public office or a party leadership position.