Only one third party or independent Utah U.S. House candidate has won 10+ percent of the vote in 80+ years in a race with both major party nominees on the ballot.
A judge won't delay the printing and mailing of ballots for three minor party and independent candidates who are suing to run in Montana's special congressional election. U.S. District Judge … Click to Continue »
It has been 142 years since the last time an independent U.S. House candidate from Kansas won 10 percent of the vote.
Since 1980, women have won nearly a quarter of the nation's 141 U.S. House special elections (and 58 percent of contests featuring only one female major party nominee), compared to just 11 percent of general election races.
There are 97 fewer third party and independent candidates on the general election ballots for the nation's 435 congressional district races this cycle compared to two years ago.