Wisconsin saw its streak backing the eventual Democratic presidential nominee in every primary since 1972 end when voters backed Bernie Sanders in 2016.
Seven states have elected U.S. Senators into the majority party of the subsequent Congress 70+ percent of the time over the last century, but no state has done so in each of its last four elections.
Fourteen have been elected to the senate during the last three cycles.
The 2016 cycle was the first in history in which no state saw its voters split its ticket for these two offices.
Only three other governors have made more than one appointment to the chamber during the last 64 years.
Democrats and Republicans in 18 states have now set or tied their longest gubernatorial winning streak in party history.
Prior to Jeff Sessions’ departure in 2017, it had been 30+ years since the last time the chamber did not contain at least one state delegation whose members had served two decades together.
Doug Jones’ victory last month brings the total of senators elected to the chamber with a plurality of the vote to 14 – tied for the most in 95+ years.
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.
Ten of the state’s 41 men and women who were sworn into the chamber served less than one year.