Archive for May 2015
Which States Host the Most Competitive US Senate Races?
North Carolina has hosted the most competitive races for the U.S. Senate over the last quarter-century with Colorado, New Jersey, Missouri, Pennsylvania, and Minnesota close behind.Read More
Remembering Bill Frenzel: Only Minnesota US Rep to Serve in Korean War
The last year saw the passing of the only Korean War veteran to serve from Minnesota in the U.S. House; former Gopher State delegation members include two surviving World War II veterans.Read More
Guinta Would Be 1st New Hampshire US Rep to Resign in Scandal
Only seven of the 147 Granite State U.S. House members resigned – none under a cloud of controversy.Read More
Kentucky 2015 Gubernatorial Primary Results by the Numbers
A tale of two parties: the Kentucky GOP primary for governor was the most competitive in state history while Jack Conway won in the biggest ever blowout on the Democratic side.Read More
Will Governor Tomblin Become Congressman Tomblin After 2016?
Hagedorn vs Walz II and a Review of Minnesota’s 99 Congressional Rematch Elections
More than one in six U.S. House elections in Gopher State history have been rematches with the challenger winning 14 percent of the time.Read More
Feingold’s In, Seeks Unusual Return to US Senate
Only two defeated U.S. Senators have won election back to the chamber over the last six decades.Read More
Will Joe Heck Clear the GOP Field in Nevada’s US Senate Race?
A bid by Nevada’s 3rd CD U.S. Representative would give Republicans a formidable candidate in the race to replace Harry Reid.Read More
Murphy vs DeSantis and the Youngest US Senate Matchups in History
Only two U.S. Senate elections featured a pair of major party nominees who were collectively younger than Florida’s two young Congressmen.Read More
When Scott Walker “punted” back in February after being asked if he was comfortable with the idea of evolution he added, “That’s a question a politician shouldn’t be involved in one way or the other.” However, it may very well…Read More