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 .
Over the last 170+ years, each of the last 15 times a U.S. House Speaker retired, resigned, or died in office, his party held the seat.
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.