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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at 29 is the youngest woman ever elected to Congress
08 November, 2018, 14:17
Women also were on the ballot for governor in 16 states this year. "Work hard to encourage the next generation of women who follow!" They also picked up two more firsts for Congress: Tlaib is the first-ever Palestinian-American and Omar the first Somalian-American to serve in that office.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, 29, could be the youngest woman elected to Congress, and represented a surge of Democrats challenging more senior and established members of the party.
The class of 2019 includes the youngest congressional women in history, 29-year-olds Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez from NY and Abby Finkenauer from Iowa, as well as the first two Native American women, and the first two Muslim women, Palestinian-American Rashida Tlaib and Somali-American Ilhan Omar.
Seizing on the momentum of the "pink wave", Kansas Democratic candidate Sharice Davidssurged to victory, becoming the first Native American woman elected to Congress. In elections for Congress, governorships and state legislatures alike, the number of women who ran outstripped previous years, as did the number of women nominated.
A swath of candidates broke down barriers with victories in Tuesday's midterm elections - sending seismic shifts through the halls of Congress and across state-level contests. Men were more evenly divided in their vote.
Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of MI, both Democrats, will be the first Muslim-American women to serve in the House.
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Like Ocasio-Cortez, Pressley cast her election as part of a need for better representation in the era of the #MeToo movement.
While notable Republican successes include the first female senator elected from Tennessee and the first female governor of South Dakota, there are concerns that the overt Democrat disparity could fan the partisan divide.
Last night, Donna Brazille, a strategist on CNN said a record number of 38 women of color will be serving in Congress (35 Democrats, three Republicans). Democrat women flipped MI and Kansas, defeating male Republican incumbents. The first ever openly LGBT governor, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, a bisexual woman, won her re-election bid Tuesday as well.
"On the Democratic side, these races were viewed not only as a referendum on President Donald Trump, but also, in many cases, on his version of identity politics, which in its final days played to the fears of his base, a group that is largely white, male and Christian".
From Florida to New Mexico, these candidates brought platforms that stood for a range of issues such as affordable health care, gun safety and climate change.
Much has been made of 2018's "year of the woman" status, as Democrats carried female voters by 19 points last night, exploiting a (+15) gender gap to win back the House and pick up a number of governorships.
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She will succeed the first Muslim congressman, Keith Ellison, who vacated the seat to run for Minnesota's Attorney General. Key gains for the Republicans came in Indiana, Missouri and North Dakota, where they unseated Democrat incumbents.
The Prime Minister was addressing the "Rata Rakina Jana Mahimaya" public protest rally at the Parliament Junction, Battaramulla. Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has announced that the country's Parliament will be reconvened on November 14.
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Pennsylvania looked particularly daunting for Republicans after redistricting and a rash of retirements put several seats in play. In total, Trump had held 26 rallies since October, embracing Democrats' attempts to make the election a referendum on his agenda.
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Hitting 43 runs in an over!
They joined hands in the middle when their side was reeling at 95 for 5 The duo went on to add 178 runs for the sixth wicket. Back to Hamilton, Hampton started the onslaught with a four followed by two sixes off two waist-high no-balls.