Only one (non-U.S. Senator) presidential candidate has ended the bid to run for the U.S. Senate in the same cycle since 1972.
Since 1982, incumbent Democratic U.S. Senators have won 263 of 266 nomination bids.
Over the last dozen cycles, more presidential candidates have ended their campaigns in September and October (13) than November and December (eight) with only four doing so in August.
Utah is one of three states never to elect a sitting or former U.S. Representative to the office of governor.
Fourteen have been elected to the senate during the last three cycles.
Only two of these states are located in the Midwest.
Just two winning presidential candidates have never hit the 60 percent mark in a single state.
With Acosta’s forthcoming exit, Trump has tied Jimmy Carter and George H.W. Bush with eight exits by original department heads.
Only two third party or independent candidates to the chamber have won 10 percent of the vote over the last 100 years from the Wolverine State.
The 2016 cycle was the first in history in which no state saw its voters split its ticket for these two offices.