Kyrsten Sinema and a Brief History of US Senators Placing 3rd (Or Worse)
Fewer than 10 incumbents from the nation’s upper legislative chamber have placed outside of the top two candidates on the general election ballot.Read More
How Many Plurality Gubernatorial Winners Will Be Elected in 2022?
There was a higher rate of governors elected without majority support in the 2010s than in any decade over the last century.Read More
Alaska, Illinois Could See Unusual Three-Peat This November
Over the last 50 years, governors have been knocked out of office in three straight elections in just four states.Read More
How Often Do Governors Get Elected to At-Large US House Seats?
Sarah Palin is contemplating a bid that could add her name to a short list in the annals of U.S. elections.Read More
A Century of Gubernatorial Incumbents at the Ballot Box
Governors have successfully run for another term in seven out of 10 attempts over the last 100 years – faring best in the Northeast and worst in the West.Read More
Which States Nominate the Most Women for Governor?
Democrats have nominated women for the office at nearly twice the rate as the GOP over the last half-century.Read More
Florida Eyes Unusual Mark in 2022 Gubernatorial Race
Just three states have elected governors with a plurality in four or more straight elections over the last 100 years.Read More
Alaska’s Gubernatorial Incumbency Problem
No one has won back-to-back gubernatorial elections in Alaska since 1998 – the longest drought in the nation.Read More
The Rise of Single-Party State Congressional Delegations
The 117th Congress matches a 60-year high in the number of states represented by just one party on Capitol Hill.Read More
Libertarians, Third Parties Set Multiple Records in 2020 US Senate Elections
Nine third party or independent candidates made the record books in U.S. Senate elections across the nation.Read More