Less than a dozen governors in U.S. history have been elected to four four-year terms – all since 1970.
At 82 percent this decade, the GOP is enjoying its highest winning percentage in gubernatorial elections in the region since the 1920s.
Iowa Republicans had a banner day on November 4th, picking up both a U.S. Senate seat and one U.S. House seat, but Mariannette Miller-Meeks’ defeat in her third attempt to oust Democrat Dave Loebsack in the 2nd CD means the…
Larry Pressler may have fallen short in his long-shot, underfunded, and understaffed bid to return to the nation’s upper legislative chamber, but he did end up notching the best showing for a non-major party South Dakota U.S. Senate candidate in…
Over the last 50 years, just five pairs of incumbent governors and U.S. Senators from different political parties in the same state have been defeated.
Tom Cotton and Steve Daines became two of just 19 House freshmen to be elected to the Senate over the last century; will a new freshman risk his or her seat to do the same in two years?
Democrat Debbie Dingell’s commanding victory on Election Day in Michigan’s 12th Congressional District marked the first time in electoral history that a non-widowed female candidate will directly succeed her husband in either legislative chamber. (John Dingell is retiring in January…
Plus, with his reelection, Al Franken is poised to become Minnesota’s second oldest Senator since statehood in his second term.
Gains in the stock market last Wednesday after the GOP wave were only slightly above the historical average; the biggest day-after drops in the market have occurred after the election of Democratic presidents.
Ten of the 34 states with U.S. Senate races in 2014 found the Democratic Party endure one of its three worst performances in the direct election era.