Over the last 222 years, 150 U.S. Senators have had a gap in service in the nation’s upper legislative chamber – lasting more than a decade for 32 of them.
Contributions have dropped more than $6 million in real dollars among the nine 2+ term Senators on the ballot in 2012; almost all among Democrats.
Only one sitting U.S. House member has won a Senate race from Indiana since popular vote elections were introduced: Dan Quayle
A sitting U.S. Representative from Indiana has not won a gubernatorial election in 123 years
Ellison’s relative Twitter silence on the killing of bin Laden is noteworthy insomuch as the congressman had tweeted 14 times over the weekend including six times on Sunday
New Mexico, Alaska, and Indiana have provided the tightest gubernatorial races in the nation since 1900; over the last three decades: Mississippi, Illinois, and Virginia
Jim Gerlach’s PA-06 seat is the only U.S. House district in the nation decided by less than 10 points in each of the last four election cycles; Democrats currently hold 35 of the Top 50 most competitive seats
Bayh is only elected Democrat from Indiana since popular vote elections to exit the U.S. Senate for reasons other than defeat at the ballot box or death
6:00 p.m. (4% reporting) Clinton = 59% Obama = 41% MSNBC, Fox News, and CNN are stating the race is “too early to call.” 6:05 p.m. (5% reporting) Clinton = 59% Obama = 41% 6:12 p.m. (8% reporting) Clinton =…
Three more polls of likely voters in North Carolina and two of likely voters in Indiana were released today. In North Carolina, Barack Obama’s lead over Hillary Clinton continues to be measured from very large to very small: Zogby: Obama…