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
Elusive Women U.S. Senate Nomination Milestones
One of the two major parties in 15 states have never nominated a woman to the U.S. Senate.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
States, States Everywhere But Nary a Bellwether in Sight
Wisconsin saw its streak backing the eventual Democratic presidential nominee in every primary since 1972 end when voters backed Bernie Sanders in 2016.Read More
How Many US Representatives Will Win Senate Seats in 2020?
Will Terry McAuliffe Run for Governor in 2021?
McAuliffe could become the first governor to get renominated by his party since the one-term limit went into effect in the 1850s.Read More
Is Virginia’s Democratic Electoral Streak in Jeopardy?
7-Up: A Brief History of Virginia Women US House Nominees
Women have been nominated to the U.S. House by major parties in Virginia for 14 consecutive cycles including winning a record-setting seven nominations in 2018.Read More
Number of Plurality-Winning US Senators Nears Century-Long High
Doug Jones’ victory last month brings the total of senators elected to the chamber with a plurality of the vote to 14 – tied for the most in 95+ years.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