Notable Numbers (So Far) from the 118th Congress Speaker Balloting
DeSantis, Gordon, Green Set Gubernatorial Records
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
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
Major Parties Have Record Gubernatorial Winning Streaks in 18 States
A Review of State Executive Partisan Outliers
Crist to Join Line of Ex-Governors Seeking a Return to Their Old Job
Only three ex-governors have been elected back to lead their states during the 21st Century.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
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
O’Rourke, Abrams, and Gillum: Who Had the Most Impressive Loss of 2018?
Beto Envy (or fatigue?) may be causing some journalists and potential Democratic presidential candidates to stretch the truth about the 2018 midterms.Read More