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?
Idaho has not hosted a special election to the House in its 122 years since statehood; Delaware last held one during the McKinley administration with Utah and New Hampshire during the Hoover years.
Kansas, Idaho, Utah, and Wyoming claim seven of the Top 10 spots on the list.
Herbert Hoover was president the last time Democrats won a Senate race in Kansas; Nixon was in his second year in office when Democrats last won Wyoming and Utah.
Democrats and Republicans in New Hampshire, Indiana, Minnesota, and Idaho have fielded candidates in each of the last 100+ U.S. House races in their respective states.
Per capita itemized donations to Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign are led by the same five locales in each of his White House bids.
All other 48 states have held special elections for U.S. House seats since the turn of the 20th Century
New York has given birth to 116 future governors of other states, or 1 for every 1.9 years since statehood; South Carolina leads the nation with 88 percent of its governors ‘home-grown’
5:15 p.m. The Democratic caucuses will end in Idaho at 9:00 p.m. CST. Democrats will allocate 18 of its 23 convention delegates at the caucuses today, with a 15 percent viability level: 12 Congressional-district delegates, 4 at-large delegates, and 2…