Only two Democratic gubernatorial nominees who faced primary challengers over the last 120 years garnered a larger percentage of the vote than Abrams.
Scott Wagner’s 7-point win ranks as the fifth closest race in the GOP race for governor during the direct primary era.
With seven Republican candidates on the ballot Tuesday, only 1936’s Democratic primary with eight candidates served up a bigger field.
A sweep of the state’s U.S. Senate seats and constitutional offices will give the party the largest partisan winning streak in Minnesota in a century.
Less than 1 in 10 third party or independent candidates for governor in Illinois history have won five percent of the vote.
Two former gubernatorial nominees are poised to square off in a primary for just the second time in Minnesota history.
No elected governor from either party in the Prairie State has survived a narrower primary victory since the first such contest in 1908.
They will…if they hold all statewide offices, pick up the state house, and win a sixth congressional seat.
Six women under 40 are currently seeking major party gubernatorial nominations this year.
Wisconsinites have elected a governor from the sitting president’s party just five times out of the last 32 elections since 1932 Democrats are expected to…