The four-year, nine-month streak without a death in the chamber is the fourth longest in history and will reach #2 by early September.
There is a good chance as many as six states could have two female major party nominees for the office – doubling the previous record for an election cycle.
Only one other Democratic nominee has avoided a primary runoff since 1994.
It is not a rarity to find a cycle with more than one state hosting elections for both U.S. Senate seats on the autumn ballot.
Eight previous losing Mississippi U.S. Senate candidates, including two U.S. Representatives and two state legislators, have attempted a cumulative 18 comeback bids for the office – losing all 18 times.
They will…if they hold all statewide offices, pick up the state house, and win a sixth congressional seat.
Only one non-major party U.S. Senate candidate in Missouri history has won five percent of the vote.
Sitting and ex-Tennessee U.S. Representatives have been victorious in eight of 22 U.S. Senate bids over the last century.
Since 2001, a caucus’ control of the nation’s upper legislative chamber has been as slim as two or fewer seats 35 percent of the time.
Appointees who had less than a year to run for their seat have historically fared notably better than those who had more than a year – but not in recent decades.