Derrick Van Orden and a Brief Electoral History of Wisconsin Freshman US Reps
It’s been a half-century since the last time a 1st term Republican U.S. Representative lost their seat from the Badger State.Read More
Kyrsten Sinema and a Brief History of US Senators Placing 3rd (Or Worse)
Fewer than 10 incumbents from the nation’s upper legislative chamber have placed outside of the top two candidates on the general election ballot.Read More
How Many US Senate Races Will Be Close Calls On Election Day?
Will Wisconsin Democrats Strike Gold in 2022?
The party has a shot at controlling all federal and constitutional partisan offices in the state for just the second time during the direct election era.Read More
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
Tommy Thompson and a Review of Governors Serving Interrupted Terms
Thompson would not only be the oldest Wisconsin governor to take office but also do so with the sixth largest gap in service for the office in U.S. history.Read More
Mandela Barnes Seeks Electoral First in Wisconsin
No sitting or former lieutenant governor has won a U.S. Senate election in Wisconsin history.Read More
Rebecca Kleefisch and a Review of Wisconsin Gubernatorial Bids by Lieutenant Governors
Just three sitting or former lieutenant governors in the state first became governor via the ballot box.Read More
How Will Wisconsin Democrats Fare After 2022’s Congressional Redistrcting?
The party could win its lowest number and percentage of U.S. House seats since the early 1950s.Read More