The winning margins between the two parties in races for governor and U.S. Senate in 2018 may be the largest with a split ticket outcome in state history.
Over the last 60+ years, Alaska is the only state in the nation where governors have lost more bids for another term than they have won.
Prognosticators are split as to the vulnerability of this GOP-held seat, but there is no denying a win by the state senator would be a political earthquake in deep red South Dakota.
The political environment is in place to give Democrats their best chance to win in the deep red state.
Democrats and Republicans in six states have still never nominated a woman to its top executive office.
Wisconsin is one of four states to see each of its last five gubernatorial elections decided by single digits.
The less than 0.1-point lead currently held by Kobach over Colyer ranks as the closest race among the 88 major party gubernatorial primaries in state history.
A record number of candidates on the Democratic ballot will likely result in the party producing a nominee with the second lowest support heading into the general election.
Kemp enjoyed the largest increase in support from the initial primary election among the 26 Democratic and Republican candidates to participate in a runoff for the office in state history.
Every first-place finisher who won more than 38 percent of the initial Georgia gubernatorial primary has been victorious in the runoff.