The seven-plus month vacancy caused by Sean Duffy’s resignation is the fourth longest in the history of the state due to resignation or death.
Kelly’s loss was just the fifth out of 63 elections for incumbent justices on Wisconsin’s high court over the last 100 years.
Wisconsin saw its streak backing the eventual Democratic presidential nominee in every primary since 1972 end when voters backed Bernie Sanders in 2016.
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.
Wisconsin’s 108-election streak – sixth in the nation – will shortly come to an end.
The state has sent 22 of its Top 25 most experienced delegations to D.C. over the last 50 years.
Each of the previous four members of the U.S. House from Wisconsin quit after being elected or appointed to higher political office.
Two of the state’s most competitive races for the Court took place this decade.
Iowa, South Dakota, and Wisconsin each had unusually close races for governor this cycle.
There were no blowouts, but Democrats managed to run the table for just the fifth time in 75 cycles since statehood, and the third time since the early 1890s .