A record number of women could be elected to the House this fall

Posted on AllSides August 14th, 2020
From The Left

In 2018, 102 women won their House races, setting a new record. And in 2020, that record could well be broken again.

That’s thanks to a surge of primary wins by Democratic women of color like Candace Valenzuela, who could be elected the first Afro-Latina member of Congress this fall, and a huge uptick in victories by Republican women, many of whom were motivated to run after seeing the “blue wave” during the midterms.

2018 “was very much the year of the women on the left. If they can do...

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