Only three other governors have made more than one appointment to the chamber during the last 64 years.
Democrats and Republicans in 18 states have now set or tied their longest gubernatorial winning streak in party history.
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.
DFL voters have rejected the party-backed pick for governor during three of the last four open seat cycles.
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.
They will…if they hold all statewide offices, pick up the state house, and win a sixth congressional seat.
No sitting or ex-attorney general has ever subsequently won the governorship in Minnesota – despite numerous attempts.
The top two constitutional offices in the Gopher State have been occupied by members of different political parties for 3,759 days since statehood (10+ years).
More than two-dozen former governors have been reelected back to their old seat over the last half-century.