Of the 73 regular and special Senate elections that have been held since 2013, 69 were won by candidates belonging to the party that won that state's most recent presidential race.
The congressional elections are more than four months away, but voter engagement is high when compared with comparable points in previous midterm cycles.
Generation X and younger generations make up a majority of the U.S. electorate. But if past U.S. midterm election turnout patterns hold true, these younger Americans are unlikely to cast the majority of votes this November.
More members of the U.S. House of Representatives are choosing not to seek re-election than at any time in the past quarter-century.
A majority of Americans say 2018 will be a better year than 2017, a shift from a year ago when public expectations were far less positive.