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
Doug Ducey Will Become 14th Governor to Appoint 2 US Senators Since 1913
Only three other governors have made more than one appointment to the chamber during the last 64 years.Read More
4 Gubernatorial Nominees Set State Party Records in 2018
Winning candidates in four states – two Democrats and two Republicans – received the largest support recorded by their party in a race for governor since statehood.Read More
Partisan Gubernatorial Election Records Abound in 2018 Cycle
Democrats and Republicans in 18 states have now set or tied their longest gubernatorial winning streak in party history.Read More
Gavin Newsom Records Biggest Democratic Gubernatorial Win in California History
Newsom notches the third best showing among all non-incumbent candidates for governor since statehood and fifth best overall.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
Rhode Island On the Verge of Impressive Non-Major Party Gubernatorial Streak
Independent Joe Trillo could make Rhode Island the first state in 75+ years to have non-major party gubernatorial candidates win 20+ percent in three consecutive cycles.Read More
Will There Be a Record Number of Woman vs Woman US Senate Matchups in 2018?
There is a good chance as many as six states could have two female major party nominees for the office – doubling the previous record for an election cycle.Read More
John Kasich 2020: Third Time’s a Charm?
Only three presidential candidates have attempted a third major party bid after two failed attempts in the modern primary era.Read More
Will Alaska Elect Its 6th Consecutive Different Governor in 2018?
By contrast, one state’s voters have given each of its last 11 elected governors at least two terms in office dating back to the mid-1920s.Read More