Kurt Bills is running 22 points behind his party’s presidential nominee in Minnesota according to a new Star Tribune poll – on pace to eclipse the worst-ever mark of -17 points since the DFL merger in 1944.
Since 1824, Kentucky and Maryland have each hosted the closest statewide presidential contests five times; Ohio last did so in back-to-back cycles in 1944 and 1948.
After more than 640 polls, 531,000 individuals have been surveyed this cycle about the Romney-Obama horserace across the 57.3 million voting eligible population of the 10 main battleground states.
The last time three Gopher State congressional races were decided by single digits was during the Republican Revolution.
Since 1832, at least one state with 10+ electoral votes has flipped from the previous cycle in 43 of 45 presidential elections, and at least one state with 20 or more votes has switched in 35 cycles. Indiana (and its…
Ronald Reagan talked about bayonets more than twice as frequently as any other president; most presidential rhetoric casts the weapon as a symbol for tyranny and unjust force.
Only Strom Thurmond (1948, 54 years) and Alf Landon (1936, 50 years) lived longer after losing a presidential election.
Iowa would become the 45th state in the nation to elect a woman to the U.S. House if Vilsack defeats Steve King in November.
Kurt Bills’ poll numbers show him with the second lowest support of any GOP U.S. Senate nominee since 1944 and third lowest since direct elections began 100 years ago.
The most basic branch of mathematics has been celebrated, indicted, and used as a political weapon by the presidency for nearly 150 years.