Democratic nominees have won the White House in every cycle since the formation of the Republican Party in which they carried at least half of the region’s states.
Only two third party or independent candidates to the chamber have won 10 percent of the vote over the last 100 years from the Wolverine State.
The 2016 cycle was the first in history in which no state saw its voters split its ticket for these two offices.
Each of the Top 5 and eight of the Top 10 states which have most frequently elected U.S. Senators from a party other than the sitting president are located in the Midwest; five host contests in 2018.
There is a good chance as many as six states could have two female major party nominees for the office – doubling the previous record for an election cycle.
The 12-state region will see its collective delegation decrease in size for the 10th consecutive decade, although at its lowest rate in a half-century.
The numbers do not add up to support the claim that Russian efforts to sour voters on Hillary Clinton and vote for Stein flipped three key states to Trump.
Only one region of the country is regularly seeing both parties win U.S. Senate seats in the vast majority of its states.
Only one of the 73 Republican U.S. House members from Trump states with Democratic US Senators on the 2018 ballot has mounted a challenge.
The 10 Trump states with Democratic incumbents have voted for senate nominees from the opposing party of the sitting president 62 percent of the time over the last 50 years.