Archive for September 2021
On Shaky Gubernatorial Ground?
Three sitting governors were victorious with the lowest percentage of the vote in their state in more than 80 years.Read More
Chuck Grassley and a History of 7-Term US Senators
Eighteen senators have served at least seven terms; more than half never saw an eighth but just one ran for reelection and lost.Read More
Dean Heller Attempts Rarity With Gubernatorial Bid
Since 1900, only seven defeated U.S. Senators subsequently won the governorship of their state.Read More
Major Parties Have Record Gubernatorial Winning Streaks in 18 States
Iowa GOP Eyes 5th Straight US Senate Win
Only once in the direct election era have Iowa Republicans won more than four consecutive elections for the office.Read More
Will Tim Walz Face a DFL Challenger in 2022?
No DFL gubernatorial nominee has run unopposed through the party convention and primary since the 1944 merger.Read More
Rebecca Kleefisch and a Review of Wisconsin Gubernatorial Bids by Lieutenant Governors
Just three sitting or former lieutenant governors in the state first became governor via the ballot box.Read More