The Republican Party’s hold on every congressional seat could increase from nine to 12 states after the 2018 cycle.
Missouri may be the most likely state to host the 17th U.S. Senate race between two female major party nominees next cycle.
Could Minnesota make history in 2020? Don’t count on it.
Only 56 percent of appointed U.S. Senators running to keep their seat have been victorious over the last half-century.
No member of the U.S. House has quit their office from Alaska and Utah; no U.S. Senator has resigned from Arizona and Hawaii.
The six-year stretch of divided government during the 112th-114th Congresses was tied for the third longest period in U.S. history.
Three of the six successful independent U.S. Senate candidates in the direct election era only faced one major party opponent on the general election ballot.
It has been more than 60 years since the last time Republicans held all U.S. House and Senate seats in the Hawkeye State.
A majority of the 17 seven-term U.S. Senators in history have either retired, resigned, or died in office, but five of the six who ran for reelection were victorious.
At least one first-term incumbent has been defeated in 48 of the 52 election cycles during the direct election era.