The Idaho GOP didn’t give us Labrador vs. Otter in 2014, so Smart Politics takes a look back at some eyebrow raising surname matchups in gubernatorial electoral history.
Thirty-seven governors in U.S. history were elected into office at least five times but only 10 served in the 20th or 21st Centuries; four members of the Club are alive today.
Bernie Sanders’ daily fundraising tally increased by 61-fold for the fortnight after his December 10, 2010 eight-and-a-half hour speech.
Five candidates set all-time statewide records for non-major party candidates in U.S. Senate races this cycle.
Obama set the all-time Democratic presidential statewide victory margin marks in Delaware and Vermont (and D.C.) four years ago.
Nine states currently hold an 11-cycle streak backing the Republican nominee but cannot tie Vermont’s record until the Election of 2072.
Over the last 100 years Ohio, New York, and Missouri have given birth to the most Senators, while Ohio, Vermont and Mississippi boast the largest percentage of home-born Senators
With an average of more than one candidate per district, it has been over 75 years since this many independent and third party U.S. House candidates appeared on midterm general election ballots
6:00 p.m. NBC News, Fox News, and CNN all project Barack Obama and John McCain the winners of the Vermont primary. This marks Obama’s 11th straight victory. Obama has now won 24 states plus D.C. and the Virgin Islands. McCain…
With less than 72 hours before polls close in four primary states on Tuesday, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton appear to be headed for a draw. With Obama leading in the delegate count, a draw would continue his path to…