Republican-turned-independent John Anderson – who passed away on December 3rd at the age of 95 – was born and raised in Illinois, but the 10-term…
Five Kansans have served as secretaries of U.S. departments a total of six times since statehood.
The last time the party won less than 30 percent of U.S. House seats during a three-cycle stretch in the state was 1928-1930-1932.
Thirty-one of 175 specials conducted since 1913 have been held outside of November with just 22 during odd-numbered years.
There have been only three longer stretches during which no Gopher State U.S. House member was defeated over the last 135 years.
Only one region of the country is regularly seeing both parties win U.S. Senate seats in the vast majority of its states.
More than half of Minnesota U.S. Senators have not exited the chamber on their own terms.
The Yellowhammer State is tied with Kansas for the fewest years of sending lawmakers to the Senate from different political parties over the last century.
Bredesen could become the first sitting or ex-Democratic governor from Tennessee – and just the second from either major party – to win a U.S. Senate seat in the direct election era.
Only one Utahan has won more support in a race involving both major party nominees out of 127 U.S. House third party and independent candidates to appear on the ballot since 1932.