With the addition of Gillibrand, the 2020 field ties 1972 and 2016 for the most sitting U.S. Senators running for president in the modern primary era.
Can Sanders top his own mark from 2016 for the best presidential campaign in state history?
Despite a seemingly Democratic-friendly cycle, Republicans may add to gubernatorial majority in the region.
Only one region of the country is regularly seeing both parties win U.S. Senate seats in the vast majority of its states.
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 1 of 49 U.S. Representatives are seeking to flip gubernatorial seats in states carried by their party’s presidential nominee last year.
Three of the six successful independent U.S. Senate candidates in the direct election era only faced one major party opponent on the general election ballot.
Despite beating expectations and winning the presidency, Election Day brought Trump a few unwanted records in the history books.
Connecticut has voted in concert with the region overall at a higher rate than any other Northeastern state since 1828; Maryland and Vermont have done so the least.
Even victorious Democratic nominees have a few rotten eggs on their electoral scorecards, with 10 failing to win even 30 percent of the vote across nearly three-dozen states.