Archive for October 2018
Iowa Democrats Make Run At History in 2018 Congressional Races
A Democratic sweep of all four congressional districts would leave Iowans without a GOP member in its U.S. House delegation for the first time since the mid-1850s.Read More
Chuck Grassley: Win One for the…Grim Reaper?
The Longest Partisan State Attorney General Streaks in the Nation
The impressive Democratic electoral winning streak in Minnesota is not even the fifth biggest for the party across the country.Read More
Which US Senate Race Will Be the Biggest Nail-Biter of 2018?
Two of this cycle’s ‘toss-up’ states – Indiana and Nevada – have hosted the most closely decided races for the office in seven cycles over the last century.Read More
In Which States Have Incumbent Governors Struggled to Win Reelection?
Over the last 60+ years, Alaska is the only state in the nation where governors have lost more bids for another term than they have won.Read More
No 20-Year Club in the 116th Congress
Prior to Jeff Sessions’ departure in 2017, it had been 30+ years since the last time the chamber did not contain at least one state delegation whose members had served two decades together.Read More
Alyse Galvin Could Become 1st Woman to Serve As An Independent US Representative
One woman has previously been elected to the chamber as an independent, but never served under that designation.Read More
Can Billie Sutton End the Nation’s Longest Democratic Gubernatorial Drought?
Prognosticators are split as to the vulnerability of this GOP-held seat, but there is no denying a win by the state senator would be a political earthquake in deep red South Dakota.Read More
Number of Split US Senate Delegations Could Drop to 60+ Year Low After 2018
The number of states with U.S. Senators from different parties might fall to single digits for the first time since the 84th Congress.Read More
Will Minnesota Democrats Take Back the State House?
The party winning the U.S. House has won a majority of seats in the Minnesota House for 17 of the last 22 cycles including nine of the last 10.Read More