In only five cycles since statehood have two parties flipped U.S. House seats in the Gopher State.
DFL voters have rejected the party-backed pick for governor during three of the last four open seat cycles.
Only one previous sitting member of Congress has run for the state attorney general post in the Gopher State – more than a century ago.
Only one DFL primary has been decided by single digits with the closest race involving an incumbent decided by 25 points.
A sweep of the state’s U.S. Senate seats and constitutional offices will give the party the largest partisan winning streak in Minnesota in a century.
Two former gubernatorial nominees are poised to square off in a primary for just the second time in Minnesota history.
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.
It is not a rarity to find a cycle with more than one state hosting elections for both U.S. Senate seats on the autumn ballot.
The 12-state region will see its collective delegation decrease in size for the 10th consecutive decade, although at its lowest rate in a half-century.
Minnesota Democrats will have two open U.S. House seats for the first time in party history this cycle, but the state is no stranger to multiple retirements.