Rounds stretches the truth about the electoral history of the Mount Rushmore State in an interview with Bloomberg News.
No popularly elected governor has ever been victorious with less than 40 percent of the vote in back-to-back elections.
A study of 55 election cycles finds evidence that Badger State congressional races are more competitive when gubernatorial elections are close.
Over the last century, states have been twice as likely to be represented by a single political party in the U.S. Senate than have a split delegation; only Delaware, Iowa, and Illinois have been divided more than half the time.
The DFL/Democratic parties have won Minnesota gubernatorial and U.S. Senate contests in the same cycle in just three out of 25 elections and never by double-digits in both.
Regional differences are stark: major parties were unable to recruit candidates in 27 percent of Southern contests compared to just one percent in the Midwest.
The HLN host is fed up with the ‘tyranny’ of governmental overreach while Carolla goes on the record that he is a libertarian.
No more than two independents have served in the chamber at the same time; the last time three non-major party officeholders served in the U.S. Senate was 1940.