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…
By contrast, one state’s voters have given each of its last 11 elected governors at least two terms in office dating back to the mid-1920s.
No sitting or ex-attorney general has ever subsequently won the governorship in Minnesota – despite numerous attempts.
Over 100 elected governors have resigned since 1900; a state’s last two elected governors have resigned back-to-back only 10 times.
The top two constitutional offices in the Gopher State have been occupied by members of different political parties for 3,759 days since statehood (10+ years).
Bredesen could become the first sitting or ex-Democratic governor from Tennessee – and just the second from either major party – to win a U.S. Senate seat in the direct election era.
The party could extend its consecutive statewide election streak to 10 for the first time in more than half a century.