40 Interesting Facts about the 2014 Election

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The votes have been tallied and all recounts completed. Congress even managed to adjourn sine die. That means it really is time to close the books on the 2014 election cycle. It also means that we are going to take some time off to recharge for the 2016 election. We’ll be back the week of January 12, 2015. In the meantime, here are 40 interesting facts about the 2014 election to hold you over while we are away. Happy holidays.

1. There were two magic numbers in 2014: 86 and 1928

- Democrats now have the lowest number of U.S. House seats they have held in 86 years, or since 1928.


- Democrats are tied for the lowest number of U.S. Senate seats they have held in 86 years, or since 1928.


- Democrats now hold fewer state legislative seats than they have in 86 years, or since 1928.




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