Nine of the last dozen predecessors of Auditor Rebecca Otto attempted a gubernatorial run with only three claiming victory in 12 attempts.
Gopher State Democrats have never won back-to-back gubernatorial elections with different nominees.
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Just one gubernatorial first lady has ever been elected to the U.S. House
The Twins are turning heads in 2015, but baseball during the Dayton years has seen the club at its lowest in franchise history.
All partisan statewide offices in Minnesota have been won by Democrats for two consecutive cycles for the first time in history.
At 82 percent this decade, the GOP is enjoying its highest winning percentage in gubernatorial elections in the region since the 1920s.
Plus, with his reelection, Al Franken is poised to become Minnesota’s second oldest Senator since statehood in his second term.
Only five of the 20 presidents to serve since 1900 have seen their party win a majority of gubernatorial elections during their administrations, and only one since JFK.
The DFL/Democratic parties have won Minnesota gubernatorial and U.S. Senate contests in the same cycle in just three out of 25 elections and never by double-digits in both.