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
Which States Are US Senate Battlegrounds?
Just 10 states have hosted U.S. Senate contests decided by single digits during its last two elections.Read More
A Brief History of Ex-Governor US Senate Delegations
There have been three-dozen pairs of ex-governor U.S. Senate delegations during the direct election era, including two in the 117th Congress.Read More
Democrats Eye Largest Western US Senate Delegation in 55 Years
Hickenlooper’s Unusual 2020 US Senate Run
Only one (non-U.S. Senator) presidential candidate has ended the bid to run for the U.S. Senate in the same cycle since 1972.Read More
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 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
Number of Plurality-Winning US Senators Nears Century-Long High
Doug Jones’ victory last month brings the total of senators elected to the chamber with a plurality of the vote to 14 – tied for the most in 95+ years.Read More
Tom Tancredo and a Review of Retread Colorado GOP Gubernatorial Candidacies
10 losing Republican gubernatorial nominees or primary candidates have appeared on the ballot for the office a second time – with just one becoming governor.Read More
The Most Competitive States for US Senate Elections
Just seven states have had an average victory margin of less than 10 points over the last three decades with North Carolina leading the pack.Read More