Friday, 16 November, 2018

USA midterms: Women record high number of house seats

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wins election to New York’s 14th congressional district Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wins Election In a Landslide
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Georgia candidate Stacey Abrams, a Democrat, was in a fierce battle to become America's first black woman governor, while Democrat Andrew Gillum narrowly lost his bid to become the first black governor of Florida. I'll leave you with some hot takes about white women, who voted Republican last night.

Most of the women who won were Democrats who helped the party capture a majority in the House.

A lawyer and former MMA fighter, Davids became the first Native American congresswoman and the first lesbian congresswoman from Kansas. BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 01: Boston City Councilor and Democratic congressional candidate Ayanna Pressley speaks at a rally calling on Sen. New Mexico Democrat Deb Haaland and Kansas Democrat Sharice Davids were elected the first two Native American women to serve in Congress.

Women made history in the 2018 midterm elections.

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It will cost them roughly $US13 million. "I'm comfortable with the alternative (to signing Harper)", Rizzo said Tuesday. Given Harper's history with the Nationals, he seems unlikely to make a deal elsewhere without first circling back.

(8) Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the highest ranking Republican woman in Congress, comfortably won re-election last night.

At 29, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has become the youngest woman ever elected to Congress, winning New York's 14th District seat. At least 95 women won seats in the House Wednesday morning, breaking a previous record of 84 women, NBC news reported.

The result is nevertheless impressive for the 28-year-old former bartender and self-described democratic socialist, who rocketed onto the national stage by knocking off 10-term incumbent Rep. Joe Crowley (D-N.Y.) in June's Democratic primary.

MI attorney Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from Minnesota won their races handily to become the first Muslim women elected to Congress, with Omar being the first Somali-American to join the ranks.

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There was also a historic gender gap that showed women more supportive of Democrats than Republicans.

Democrat house candidate Sharice Davids reacts before speaking to supporters at a victory party in Olathe, Kan., Nov. 6, 2018.

(3) Marsha Blackburn became the first female US Senator from Tennessee. Stefanik was previously the youngest person ever elected, as she was 30 when she won her first campaign in 2014. While stiff historical headwinds were blowing in Republicans' faces, the opposition correctly read the political needs of the moment and recruited an array of strong female candidates who were primed to exploit widespread suburban dissatisfaction with the president. One year ago, she was working in a restaurant, she ran a grassroots campaign with a progressive agenda including universal medicare, gun control and access to affordable housing.

Democratic U.S. Rep. Jared Polis handily defeated Republican state Treasurer Walker Stapleton in the Colorado governor's race Tuesday, becoming the first openly gay man to be elected governor in the United States.

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