Alaska, Illinois Could See Unusual Three-Peat This November
Over the last 50 years, governors have been knocked out of office in three straight elections in just four states.Read More
Five Naysayer States to Watch in 2022’s Gubernatorial Elections
Democrats have had particular difficulty winning governorships in the Midwest during Democratic presidential administrations.Read More
Will Michigan Host Its 1st Gubernatorial Election Between Two Women in 2022?
The first woman jumps into the crowded GOP race to take on Governor Gretchen Whitmer next year.Read More
The Partisan Winds Blow in One Direction in Presidential Elections
Trump’s inability to turn a single state from blue to red in 2020 should come as little surprise in the wake of Biden’s inroads.Read More
Biden Wins Presidency With Record-Tying Low of Four Midwestern States
Overall even victorious Democratic nominees have barely carried a majority of states in the 12-state region.Read More
How Many Midwestern States Does the 2020 Democratic Nominee Need to Carry to Win the Presidency?
Democratic nominees have won the White House in every cycle since the formation of the Republican Party in which they carried at least half of the region’s states.Read More
Justin Amash and a Review of Non-Major Party Michigan US House Candidacies
Only two third party or independent candidates to the chamber have won 10 percent of the vote over the last 100 years from the Wolverine State.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
Midwestern Naysayers: Which States Are Least Likely to Elect US Senators from the President’s Party?
Each of the Top 5 and eight of the Top 10 states which have most frequently elected U.S. Senators from a party other than the sitting president are located in the Midwest; five host contests in 2018.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