It has been 30 cycles since the last time multiple former Senators returned to their old job in the same cycle.
Only five out of nearly 200 U.S. Senate vacancies since 1913 were caused by a voluntary resignation that resulted in a change in partisan control of the seat.
Kentucky became the sixth state where O’Malley has eclipsed one percent of the primary vote – all located in the South.
Five states (plus two yet to vote) will keep their perfect records intact for backing the eventual Republican nominee in the modern primary era; two states lost their bellwether status this cycle.
Three states have backed every Republican presidential candidate over the last 15 cycles since 1956 – two vote on Tuesday.
A new poll finds Kentuckians give their U.S. Senators the worst job approval ratings in the nation with Arizona, Kansas, Wisconsin, North Carolina, and Illinois close behind.
Not only are Democrats losing gubernatorial elections at a rate not seen in 100+ years, but the party’s nominees are losing badly.
It has been more than 150 years and 40 election cycles since a Kentucky Democrat fared as poorly as Conway in 2015 in a race for governor.
Over the last 100 years only two non-major party gubernatorial candidates in the state have received one percent of the vote – and one was a former governor.
Only two of 12 Republican candidates in 2012 were actively campaigning at the time of their home state’s contest.