Four current members of the U.S. Senate hold seats once occupied by two former presidents; three future presidents once served alongside each other in the chamber.
Only two U.S. Senate elections featured a pair of major party nominees who were collectively younger than Florida’s two young Congressmen.
Only two previous governors have had an NFL franchise from their state win the Super Bowl inside of their first month in office; another governor presided over four Super Bowl championships during his administration.
The rate of gubernatorial candidates elected without the support of a majority of voters is at its highest level since the 1910s.
Over the last 50 years, just five pairs of incumbent governors and U.S. Senators from different political parties in the same state have been defeated.
It has been 20 years since the last time Republicans won a U.S. House race in the Bay State; the GOP losing streak has now reached a nation-worst 101 in a row.
It had been 22 years since the last time a member of the Bay State’s U.S. House delegation lost a renomination bid; only two of 220 incumbents have lost a primary since 1972.
Up to five female major party nominees will be on the ballot this November attempting to win their first gubernatorial election.
Four members of the U.S. House died on Independence Day while in office; North Carolina and Pennsylvania delegations have had the most pass on the 4th of July.
Bay State Republicans have lost 92 contests in a row and picked off just 2 of 294 Democratic-held Massachusetts U.S. House seats since 1944.