The state’s most competitive race has been a 34-point blow-out since its first Republican presidential primary in 1980.
Five states have yet to elect a woman to Congress including two in the Upper Midwest.
For the second consecutive election cycle, the Democratic vote in Mississippi’s gubernatorial race declines to a new post-Reconstruction low.
Mississippi has not produced a competitive presidential candidate who has been close to winning a major party nomination across four-dozen election cycles since statehood in 1817
Over the last 100 years Ohio, New York, and Missouri have given birth to the most Senators, while Ohio, Vermont and Mississippi boast the largest percentage of home-born Senators
New Mexico, Alaska, and Indiana have provided the tightest gubernatorial races in the nation since 1900; over the last three decades: Mississippi, Illinois, and Virginia
7:30 p.m. To no surprise, Barack Obama is the projected winner of the Mississippi Primary, according to CNN and Fox News. Obama has now won 26 state contests, plus the District of Columbia and the Virgin Islands. Results will be…