Women Played ‘Pivotal’ Role in Shifting House to the Democrats

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wins election to New York’s 14th congressional district

Her win beats the previous record held by Republican congresswoman Elise Stefanik, a former White House aide to president George W. Bush who was first elected to an upstate NY constituency in 2014 aged 30.

American voters have elected many men in their 20s to Congress, but Ocasio-Cortez could become the youngest woman to join the House.

After her historic primary upset over Rep. Joe Crowley this summer, Ocasio-Cortez's general election was seen as a formality in the Democratic stronghold, but progressives celebrated the election night victory nonetheless as an historic milestone and exciting development for the insurgent left.

Pappas and Davids are part of this year's Rainbow wave that saw a record amount of LGBT candidates (244, according to the New York Times) run for office.

These wins were mostly fueled by the Democratic Party, which put a record numbers of women on the ballot. But the Republicans have tightened its hold on the Senate with 51 candidates so far winning seats.

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At least 99 women will represent Americans in the House, surpassing the previous record of 84.

Ilhan Omar, a democrat, won Minnesota's 5th Congressional district and Michigan House candidate Rashida Tlaib, also a democrat, became the first two Muslim-American women to be elected to Congress. Democrat Ayanna Pressley victory in Massachusetts's 7th District makes her the first black woman ever elected to Congress from Massachusetts, The Hill reported.

Also in the House, Democrats Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of MI will be the first Muslim women to serve in Congress. They include veterans, a former Central Intelligence Agency operative, a teacher who grew up the daughter of a drug addict, a one-time bartender and dozens of first-time candidates. "Now it's people of every imaginable ethnicity and many, many more women".

Beyond the Bay State, voters in other states picked Native American and immigrant women as their representatives.

On Tuesday night Democrats won control of the House, delivering a major blow to Trump in the first election since he became president in 2016.

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Richard Neal of MA , has signaled publicly he would ask for them - a move the White House might fight. "I think she could have won that race, but she didn't want to have any embrace", Mr.


Sharice Davids, congresswoman-elect for Kansas' 3rd district.Deb Haaland, congresswoman-elect for New Mexico's 1st district.

She ran alongside Republican Rep. Ron DeSantis, who beat Democrat Andrew Gillum in a high profile race that was one of the most closely watched nationally.

One is that it takes a lot to swing white women Democratic.

A majority of women identify as Democrats or lean Democratic at 56 percent, while 37 percent affiliate with or lean toward the GOP.

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