Several older members of the nation’s lower legislative chamber aren’t convinced they need a functioning campaign website, and it’s hard to argue with a group that just got elected by an average of 61 points.
A tale of two parties: the Kentucky GOP primary for governor was the most competitive in state history while Jack Conway won in the biggest ever blowout on the Democratic side.
Jack Conway is poised to post the best showing by a Kentucky Democratic candidate in a contested gubernatorial primary in state history
Only four of the party’s two-dozen gubernatorial races have been decided by single digits with only two first-place finishers receiving less than 50 percent of the vote.
Nine states (each with primaries) have an unblemished record in voting for the eventual Republican nominee since 1976 – and not all host contests on the back end of the calendar.
Kentucky-based politicians have run for president and failed more than a dozen times since statehood; none have ever won a presidential primary and none have received convention votes since 1952.
In 2016, West Virginia Democrat Joe Manchin may become just the sixth former governor in the last 100 years who then won a U.S. Senate seat only to return to his gubernatorial post.
Nominees from the nation’s largest third party set records in 10 states last cycle for the largest support ever recorded in a U.S. Senate election.
Floor leaders in the U.S. Senate have won reelection 87 percent of the time since the position was created in 1920.
Media election forecasters can only agree on one slot of the Top 12 U.S. Senate seats most likely to change control after the November elections.