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
Will Jon Huntsman Make a Historic Return to Utah’s Governorship?
The Beehive State’s former chief executive may be one of several prominent Republicans looking at a 2020 bid.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
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
Will Alaska Elect Its 6th Consecutive Different Governor in 2018?
By contrast, one state’s voters have given each of its last 11 elected governors at least two terms in office dating back to the mid-1920s.Read More
How Do Failed Presidential Hopefuls Fare As US Senate Candidates?
More than a dozen candidates who unsuccessfully ran for president since 1972 later ran for the U.S. Senate – just three were victorious.Read More
Democrats and Republicans Currently Have Record US Senate Winning Streaks in 28 States
Only one region of the country is regularly seeing both parties win U.S. Senate seats in the vast majority of its states.Read More
Jim Bennett Notches 2nd Best 3rd Party Showing in Contested Utah US House Race in 85 Years
Only one Utahan has won more support in a race involving both major party nominees out of 127 U.S. House third party and independent candidates to appear on the ballot since 1932.Read More
Mitt Romney (Patiently) Eyes History-Making US Senate Run
A Hatch retirement could give Romney the longest stretch between losing and winning U.S. Senate campaigns among major party nominees in the chamber’s history.Read More
Record Partisan Gubernatorial Winning Streaks On the Line in 2018
Record partisan winning streaks in races for governor can be extended, broken, or tied in 15 states holding elections in 2018.Read More