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…
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.