Archive for June 2019
How Many States Will Split Their Presidential and US Senate Vote in 2020?
The 2016 cycle was the first in history in which no state saw its voters split its ticket for these two offices.Read More
Will a Maine US Senator Lose for the First Time Since the 1970s?
Only nine states have had a longer stretch since the last time an incumbent lost a bid for another term.Read More
Could Jason Lewis Make History in 2020?
No ex-Minnesota U.S. Representative has ever come back to win a U.S. Senate election in the direct election era.Read More
How Unique Is Steve Bullock’s Political Resume?
Just four out of 53 Democratic candidates since 1996 were sitting statewide officeholders in states last won by the GOP presidential nominee As one of just a few bona fide Democratic candidates who failed to qualify for the initial debates, Montana’s Steve Bullock is doubling down on his importance to the 2020 field – touting…Read More
Greg Gianforte and a Brief History of Montana US Reps Running for Governor
Gianforte is just the second sitting U.S. Representative from Montana to seek the governorship in state history.Read More
Lawmaker, Mayor, and WWII Veteran Don Fraser Passes
The Minneapolis politician lived to become the fourth oldest former U.S. Representative in state history and the seventh to reach the age of 90.Read More