No state’s U.S. House delegation has ever increased from a single, at-large representative to multiple members after two censuses.
When Alabama Democrat Doug Jones is sworn into the U.S. Senate in the coming days he will become the 14th sitting member who won his…
The top two constitutional offices in the Gopher State have been occupied by members of different political parties for 3,759 days since statehood (10+ years).
Ryan is currently #20 in all-time service and will sit at #17 at the close of the 115th Congress.
After Tina Smith is sworn in, four states will have all-female U.S. Senate delegations.
Doug Jones’ victory marks just the sixth time out of 56 attempts that an eight-election partisan U.S. Senate winning streak has come to an end during the direct election era.
Alabama Democrat Doug Jones will be the ninth ‘Jones’ sworn into the U.S. Senate and the first to serve in the chamber in 85+ years….
Ten of the state’s 41 men and women who were sworn into the chamber served less than one year.
Next year will be the 55th time in which a state simultaneously hosts elections for each of its U.S. Senate seats; in only eight cases has the electorate split its vote between two parties.
There have been only seven intra-party nomination challenges to sitting presidents since 1972 with the earliest entrance into the race 16 months before Election Day.