MN US Senate
Libertarians, Third Parties Set Multiple Records in 2020 US Senate Elections
Nine third party or independent candidates made the record books in U.S. Senate elections across the nation.Read More
Minnesota’s US Senate Election At a Glance
Amy Klobuchar’s Historic Experience in Elected Office
No woman running for president in the modern primary era has served longer in elected office than the Minnesota U.S. Senator.Read More
Could Jason Lewis Make History in 2020?
No ex-Minnesota U.S. Representative has ever come back to win a U.S. Senate election in the direct election era.Read More
Climbing the Ladder: US Senators Running for President
With the addition of Gillibrand, the 2020 field ties 1972 and 2016 for the most sitting U.S. Senators running for president in the modern primary era.Read More
Martha McSally and a Brief History of Failed US Senate Nominees Later Appointed to the Chamber
Less than 10 failed U.S. Senate nominees in the direct election era were later rewarded with an appointment to a senate seat.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 the 116th Congress Have Fewer Women US Senators?
Despite crushing the record for the most U.S. Senate matchups between women female nominees in 2018, it is possible the number of women in the chamber will decrease next year.Read More
Amy Klobuchar Nearly Breaks Minnesota’s US Senate Primary Record
Minnesota’s senior senator came less than a percentage point shy of the best showing in a contested Gopher State U.S. Senate primary.Read More
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