Seven states have elected U.S. Senators into the majority party of the subsequent Congress 70+ percent of the time over the last century, but no state has done so in each of its last four elections.
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.
Nine state delegations currently have junior senators who are older than its senior senator.
It has been nearly 160 years since the last time an elected Show-Me State governor exited office as quickly as Greitens.
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.
Only one non-major party U.S. Senate candidate in Missouri history has won five percent of the vote.
Doug Jones’ victory last month brings the total of senators elected to the chamber with a plurality of the vote to 14 – tied for the most in 95+ years.
John Perdue of West Virginia joins a half-dozen other officeholders who are currently surrounded by state executive officials from the opposing political party.
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.
Just seven states have had an average victory margin of less than 10 points over the last three decades with North Carolina leading the pack.