The party has only netted congressional seats in the Keystone State during just three of the last 26 general elections since 1966.
Ryan is currently #20 in all-time service and will sit at #17 at the close of the 115th Congress.
The last time the party won less than 30 percent of U.S. House seats during a three-cycle stretch in the state was 1928-1930-1932.
There have been only three longer stretches during which no Gopher State U.S. House member was defeated over the last 135 years.
Only one Utahan has won more support in a race involving both major party nominees out of 127 U.S. House third party and independent candidates to appear on the ballot since 1932.
Only two major party candidates from Washington have lost general election bids for governor, U.S. Senate, and U.S. House since statehood.
No state has held more special elections to the chamber since the year the U.S. entered WW II, and only four states have held them at a higher rate.
It’s been a quarter century since Democrats won U.S. House seats in both Kansas and Nebraska.
Eighteen freshmen U.S. Representatives from the 103rd Congress remain in office – more than each of the subsequent four classes.
Reichert is one of just two current members of the chamber to win elections by single digits in the first four election cycles of his congressional career.