Over the last 50 years, 41 losing nominees in special elections landed a rematch in the subsequent general election – only six were victorious and just two since 1981.
In 2018, as many women were nominated for the U.S. House in Georgia by major parties as in each of the last five cycles combined.
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.
A record four women were nominated by major parties to the U.S. House from New Mexico this cycle; female nominees have won 41 percent of such races in state history.
In only five cycles since statehood have two parties flipped U.S. House seats in the Gopher State.
Women have been nominated to the U.S. House by major parties in Virginia for 14 consecutive cycles including winning a record-setting seven nominations in 2018.
The 4th CD race is the 10th rematch among major party nominees for the office in state history; each of the previous nine losers were unsuccessful in the rematch.
Only one previous sitting member of Congress has run for the state attorney general post in the Gopher State – more than a century ago.
Women have been nominated to the U.S. House by major parties during Idaho in 12 of the last 14 election cycles; Cristina McNeil is the 17th to be nominated in state history.
The 2018 cycle ties a state record set in six previous cycles with two women receiving major party nominations to the nation’s lower legislative chamber.