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.
Slightly more than 1 in 20 Hoosiers entering Congress since statehood had a family member precede them in one of the two legislative chambers.
Over the last 75+ years, April has hosted more special elections than any month outside of November; only six of the previous 44 specials flipped control of the seat.
Prior to this current streak, the state had not endured more than three consecutive cycles with an open seat during the primary era.
The 54 speakers in U.S. history have come from less than two-dozen states, with speakers from five states collectively accounting for more than half the time in office.