Only one of the 73 Republican U.S. House members from Trump states with Democratic US Senators on the 2018 ballot has mounted a challenge.
The 10 Trump states with Democratic incumbents have voted for senate nominees from the opposing party of the sitting president 62 percent of the time over the last 50 years.
Herb Kohl’s nephew is seeking to become the first Badger State U.S. Representative since the 19th Century to be preceded by a relative in the chamber.
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.
At least one first-term incumbent has been defeated in 48 of the 52 election cycles during the direct election era.
Heller is the only Republican among the 15 U.S. Senators who serve states in which their party holds a minority of U.S. House seats; a dozen (including Heller) are up for reelection in 2018.
Up to 11 women could run for reelection to the chamber in two years; the chamber’s all-time record is just six.
Wisconsin became just the second state in history (and first in 120 years) to host elections for the White House decided by less than one point in three out of five cycles.
The Badger State now has the highest rate in the nation of producing plurality-winning presidential candidates.
The nation’s third largest political party notched by far its most successful election cycle in races to the nation’s upper legislative chamber.