Minnesota’s senior senator came less than a percentage point shy of the best showing in a contested Gopher State U.S. Senate primary.
Over the last century, Minnesota Republicans have flipped a U.S. House seat in just one of the 12 cycles when Democrats netted 20+ seats across the country.
Independent Joe Trillo could make Rhode Island the first state in 75+ years to have non-major party gubernatorial candidates win 20+ percent in three consecutive cycles.
Nine state delegations currently have junior senators who are older than its senior senator.
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.