Just six governors hail from a different party than their state’s U.S. Senate delegation; 34 governors are from the same party.
Fourteen states will be represented by a single party on Capitol Hill – seven Democratic and seven Republican; one party controls all but one seat in 13 other states.
The winning margins between the two parties in races for governor and U.S. Senate in 2018 may be the largest with a split ticket outcome in state history.
Nine state delegations currently have junior senators who are older than its senior senator.
Despite a seemingly Democratic-friendly cycle, Republicans may add to gubernatorial majority in the region.
The 54 speakers in U.S. history have come from less than two-dozen states, with speakers from five states collectively accounting for more than half the time in office.
Democrats are riding a 25-seat winning streak in Connecticut – the third best run for the party across the country over the last half-century.
There is a good chance as many as six states could have two female major party nominees for the office – doubling the previous record for an election cycle.
A Hatch retirement could give Romney the longest stretch between losing and winning U.S. Senate campaigns among major party nominees in the chamber’s history.
Only one statehood governor in U.S. history has subsequently served in the U.S. Senate from another state.