How Many States Will Split Their Presidential and US Senate Vote in 2020?
The 2016 cycle was the first time in history in which no state split its vote for these two offices.Read More
Is Biden Consolidating Democratic Voters?
The former vice president is shedding a significant percentage of the vote in the low-profile primaries held during the last two months.Read More
A Brief History of US Representatives Winning Governorships
Utah is one of three states never to elect a sitting or former U.S. Representative to the office of governor.Read More
Which States Have Never Elected Lieutenant Governors to the Governorship?
Just six of the 43 states with stand-alone offices of lieutenant governor have yet to see a former or sitting lieutenant governor become governor at the ballot box.Read More
Will a Westerner Finally Land on a Democratic Presidential Ticket in 2020?
Democrats have never nominated a westerner for their presidential or VP slots across the 42 cycles since the first western state voted in a presidential election.Read More
Martha McSally and a Brief History of Failed US Senate Nominees Later Appointed to the Chamber
Less than 10 failed U.S. Senate nominees in the direct election era were later rewarded with an appointment to a senate seat.Read More
Largest Number of All-Democratic State Delegations Headed to Congress in 50+ Years
Fourteen states will be represented by a single party on Capitol Hill – seven Democratic and seven Republican; one party controls all but one seat in 13 other states.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
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
The Elusive 60 Percent
Democrats in four states have never won three-fifths of the gubernatorial vote in electoral history – that could change in two states in 2018.Read More