Only one DFL primary has been decided by single digits with the closest race involving an incumbent decided by 25 points.
A sweep of the state’s U.S. Senate seats and constitutional offices will give the party the largest partisan winning streak in Minnesota in a century.
In the direct election era, parties in the midst of nine-election winning streaks have gone on to win a 10th consecutive contest in 42 of 47 attempts.
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.