Indiana has now placed candidates from both major parties on the ballot in a nation-best 189 consecutive U.S. House races, with New Hampshire, Minnesota, Idaho, and Montana also north of 100 in a row.
Idaho U.S. Representatives have now won 34 renomination bids in a row since 1976 and 83 of 84 dating back to 1918.
Stallings seeks to become the oldest candidate ever elected to the U.S. House from Idaho as he eyes the second congressional rematch of his political career.
Michael Grimm. Mark Sanford. Duncan Hunter. Paul Ryan. The 113th Congress is full of U.S. Representatives with television program namesakes.
It has been 96 years since the last time a major party did not field a candidate in eight or more U.S. Senate races.
The Idaho GOP didn’t give us Labrador vs. Otter in 2014, so Smart Politics takes a look back at some eyebrow raising surname matchups in gubernatorial electoral history.
Only four of 30 incumbent governors from the Gem State have lost their nomination bids in state history, with just two in the last 100+ years.
Only four incumbent Idaho U.S. Representatives in state history have failed to win their party’s nomination and just 1 of 82 since 1918.
Indiana has placed Democratic and Republican candidates on the ballot in a nation-best 180 consecutive U.S. House races, with New Hampshire, Minnesota, Idaho, and Montana all tallying 100 or more.
Which two states have held seven special elections since 1913? Which two states have yet to hold one? And which Senator was elected via special election three times?