Democrats command a change in the United States securing 218 democratic seats in the House. 100 of those seats are filled with women.
By Wednesday morning, 92 women had been elected to the 435 member House, which broke a record by surpassing the previous record of 84. According to Gaurdian, In the Senate, 10 women had been elected bringing the total number of women who will serve in the 100-person chamber to 23 – and more victories were expected.
So Who are some of these powerful women?
1.The House will gain two Latina congresswomen from Texas, the Democrats Veronica Escobar and Sylvia Garcia.
2.Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan will be the first Muslim congresswomen.
3.Massachusetts, Democrat Ayanna Pressley, who is also the state’s first woman of color to be elected.
4. Female Governors Democrats Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico, Laura Kelly of Kansas and Gretchen Whitmer.
5. In Tennessee Republican, Marsha Blackburn kept an open Senate seat.
6. In South Dakota, the Republican congresswoman Kristi Noem will become the state’s first female governor.
7. Virginia, New Jersey and Florida were among those contributing to a historic election, choosing at least eight first-time female candidates for Congress.
8. Congress Woman Joyce Beatty of Ohio won a seat at the table.
9. Elizabeth Warren from Massachusetts as well.
10. Illinois Lauren Underwood struck a blue note.
12. Sharice Davids also made history as one of the furst Native American woman elected to Congress.
There’s so many more. We are so proud of us!