Governors seeking their third consecutive four-year term have won nine elections in a row since 1994 and 20 of 24 dating back to 1970.
Up to 11 women could run for reelection to the chamber in two years; the chamber’s all-time record is just six.
Despite beating expectations and winning the presidency, Election Day brought Trump a few unwanted records in the history books.
Connecticut has voted in concert with the region overall at a higher rate than any other Northeastern state since 1828; Maryland and Vermont have done so the least.
The 11 Northeastern states could tie the nation’s all-time regional mark for the most consecutive cycles backing a political party’s presidential nominee.
The Hoosier State has produced the second largest number of running mates in U.S. history.
Indiana Governor Mike Pence’s name may be added to a very short list of failed vice-presidential nominees who gave up their seats along the way.
Five states (plus two yet to vote) will keep their perfect records intact for backing the eventual Republican nominee in the modern primary era; two states lost their bellwether status this cycle.
While female candidates have opportunities to pick up seats this November, some face challenging general election odds while others face stiff competition to win their party’s primary.
Four current members of the U.S. Senate hold seats once occupied by two former presidents; three future presidents once served alongside each other in the chamber.