Iowa and Ohio have voted in concert with the region overall at a higher rate than any other Midwestern state; Missouri and Minnesota have done so the least.
If nominated by his party in 2016, Hill would notch the second longest gap between major party nominations to the nation’s upper legislative chamber at 26 years.
Gregg vs Pence II would just be the second gubernatorial rematch in Indiana history and the first since 1834.
The last two election cycles with a race for the upper legislative chamber have produced rare meaningful primary races for the Indiana GOP.
None of the eight Indiana U.S. Senators who served longer than Coats left the chamber on their own terms.
Abraham Lincoln was the last president to attempt and never win a majority of the vote in a statewide race prior to winning the White House.
At 82 percent this decade, the GOP is enjoying its highest winning percentage in gubernatorial elections in the region since the 1920s.
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.
Michael Grimm. Mark Sanford. Duncan Hunter. Paul Ryan. The 113th Congress is full of U.S. Representatives with television program namesakes.
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.