Over the last dozen election cycles, only one candidate who was the last to enter the race won the Democratic or Republican Party nomination.
The 12-year gap between no GOP and Democratic Arkansas U.S. Senate nominees will be the shortest in the direct election era.
Beshear is the first governor of Kentucky to win without a majority in more than 100 years.
It didn’t show up on the scoreboard, but Democrats made inroads in GOP strongholds last year.
For each of the last seven election cycles since the 1990s, the closest presidential election contest has been held in the South (Georgia in 1992,…
The party could be swept at the polls in statewide races for the first time since Reconstruction.
Four of the five first-place Louisiana primary gubernatorial election winners whose party’s collective primary vote did not reach 50 percent still went on to win the general election.
At some point on November 3, 2020 an unknown Minnesotan will cast the state’s 50 millionth general election vote for president. Over the previous 40…
The GOP won six of the state’s CDs in 2018 – but five by single digits.
The Gopher State has hosted 26 rematch elections among major party nominees since 1990 – only three such challengers have been successful.