Mitt Romney: Utah’s Next ‘Senior’ Junior US Senator
Nine state delegations currently have junior senators who are older than its senior senator.Read More
How Well Will the GOP Fare in New England’s 2018 Gubernatorial Races?
Despite a seemingly Democratic-friendly cycle, Republicans may add to gubernatorial majority in the region.Read More
2018 Cycle Finds Many Young Women Gubernatorial Hopefuls
Susan Collins Eyes Rare Pathway to Augusta
Only one ex- or sitting Maine U.S. Senator has ever been elected as governor of the Pine Tree State, and none in 160 years.Read More
US Representatives Not Lining Up to Flip Gubernatorial Seats in 2018
Only 1 of 49 U.S. Representatives are seeking to flip gubernatorial seats in states carried by their party’s presidential nominee last year.Read More
Will Maine Democrats Field a Nominee Against Angus King in 2018?
Three of the six successful independent U.S. Senate candidates in the direct election era only faced one major party opponent on the general election ballot.Read More
Which State Is the Most Northeastern in Presidential Elections?
Connecticut has voted in concert with the region overall at a higher rate than any other Northeastern state since 1828; Maryland and Vermont have done so the least.Read More
Will Democrats Sweep the Northeast Yet Again?
The 11 Northeastern states could tie the nation’s all-time regional mark for the most consecutive cycles backing a political party’s presidential nominee.Read More
1 in 7 US House Races Have Only One Major Party Candidate on November Ballot
New Hampshire has both the largest (179 in a row) and longest (since 1856) streaks of fielding U.S. House nominees from both major parties; Minnesota, Idaho, and Montana also have streaks north of 100.Read More