GOP U.S. Senators who faced bona fide renomination battles over the last four cycles averaged 74 years of age, were 28 years older than their opponent, and had served 24+ years in the chamber; not so in 2018.
No member of the U.S. House has quit their office from Alaska and Utah; no U.S. Senator has resigned from Arizona and Hawaii.
Since the passage of the 17th Amendment all but seven states have been represented by a single party in the U.S. House and Senate for at least one Congress.
You can win over some of the people some of the time, but Murkowski has not won over a majority of Alaskan voters any of the time.
The nation’s third largest political party notched by far its most successful election cycle in races to the nation’s upper legislative chamber.
Republicans would break a party record if eight U.S. Senate nominees are elected from states voting Democratic for president.
An 11th hour campaign by Joe Miller may keep the popular Alaska Republican from winning over a majority of voters for a third consecutive cycle.
Miller is one of three retread candidates on the 2016 U.S. Senate ballot in Alaska this cycle.
Only twice in U.S. history have both of a state’s U.S. Senate delegation members shared the same last name.
While female candidates have opportunities to pick up seats this November, some face challenging general election odds while others face stiff competition to win their party’s primary.