Many jumped into politics, outraged that Trump defeated Hillary Clinton, often considered the most qualified presidential candidate in history, while boasting of grope and accused of sexual misconduct.
From roles of judges to the senate and house seats, women of color like Letitia James, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar fought for education, economic justice for working families and healthcare. Women are also more likely to identify as Democrats or lean Democratic, according to a 2018 Pew Research Center survey. Whichever candidate wins will be the first woman to represent Arizona in the Senate.
_Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, 29, is the youngest woman elected to Congress in USA history.
Ayanna Pressley became the first black woman elected into the MA state Congress.
In the past few months, Ocasio-Cortez had traveled around the country to places including Kansas and California to stump for other candidates as part of an effort to move the Democratic party further to the political left.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, 29, shocked Washington by knocking off powerful Queens Rep. Joe Crowley.
Rashida Tlaib, who ran unopposed, will serve Michigan's 17th congressional district. llhan Omar, a former refugee, will represent Minnesota's 5th congressional district. Omar is also the first Somali-American congresswoman, while Tlaib is the chamber's first Palestinian-American. At 28 years old, Ocasio-Cortez will be the youngest woman ever elected to Congress. Ocasio-Cortez's Democratic Socialist ideals of Medicare for all and free public college tuition have captured the attention of a younger liberal crowd. According to their respective campaigns, Davids is a member of the Ho-Chunk Nation and Haaland is an enrolled member of the Pueblo of Laguna.
Ayanna Pressley became the first African American woman elected to the House of Representatives for MA - a state with that has a black population of only eight percent.
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Samsung's second Android Go phone is the Galaxy J4 Core
Samsung, which makes iPhone OLED displays, will get us even closer if that Infinity-O screen prediction turns out to be accurate. Samsung is inviting beta testers to kick the tyres - you can find more here.
Djokovic Defeats Federer, Eyes Fifth Paris Title
Karen Khachanov of Russian Federation (R) with the winners trophy alongside runner up Novak Djokovic of Serbia after the final. Djokovic is now on a 22-match winning streak, and will aim to move level with Rafael Nadal on a record 33 Masters titles.
Jimmy Buffett Takes Aim at Republicans During Florida Democratic Rally
Gillum said after being greeted with thunderous applause from an overflow Okaloosa crowd. Trump's visit is just one of two stops planned this week to bolster DeSantis and Gov.
Sharice Davids, congresswoman-elect for Kansas' 3rd district.Deb Haaland, congresswoman-elect for New Mexico's 1st district.
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Hillary Clinton's surprise defeat to President Donald Trump two years ago, a man who has a history of making sexist remarks, appears to have been a galvanising moment for American women.
Women were poised to make significant electoral gains in this "Year of the Woman" election.
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A record number of women have already been elected to the House, with some districts still to be counted.
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In the first major race called Tuesday night, Lou Leon Guerrero was elected as Guam's governor, becoming the first woman to do so.