U.S. midterm polls: Alexandria Ocasio Cortez is youngest woman elected to Congress
08 November, 2018, 06:28 | Author: Rachel Logan
Ramos pressed Ocasio-Cortez on how we would be able to afford her plan for a tuition-free public university for all.
What is already the most diverse Congress ever could become even more so after Tuesday's elections and will include several trailblazers.
The Democratic candidate accepted her victory Tuesday night to officially represent Massachusetts' 7th Congressional District in the US House of Representatives.
According to Guardian, winners of seats in the House include Latina congresswomen from Texas, the Democrats' Veronica Escobar and Sylvia Garcia, while Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of MI will be the first Muslim congresswomen. New Mexico Democrat Deb Haaland and Kansas Democrat Sharice Davids were elected the first two Native American women to serve in Congress.
During the 2016 US Presidential Election, Ocasio-Cortez worked as a staffer on Bernie Sanders' ultimately unsuccessful bid for the presidency.
Pressley, 44, was a shoo-in to win with no Republican on the ballot.
Ocasio-Cortez defeated New York Democratic Rep. Joe Crowley in the primary election earlier this year. This year, women tied the record for most governor's seats women have ever held - nine - a number that was previously reached in 2004 and 2007.
She also identified what policies she intends to target in office, including abolishing Immigration and Customs Enforcement, student loan debt (which she called "a ticking time bomb for our economy") and "the role of money in politics".
Both rode a rising wave of pro-woman sentiment to Washington as the party embraced diversity and liberal politics as the recipe for success in the Trump era. 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.
In Colorado, Jared Polis will be the country's first openly gay man elected governor. With the GOP in control of the Senate, Trump will have a majority to confirm his executive and judicial appointments. 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. Polis, who declared victory late Tuesday night, has always been outspoken in favour of marijuana legalisation.
On Tuesday, at least two of those states sent women to Congress. Pennsylvania elected four women to the House, and Oklahoma elected one when Democrat Kendra Horn won an upset victory against a Republican incumbent.
Election Day brought some big and historic wins for Democrats across NY.
Ilhan Omar, congresswoman-elect for Minnesota's 5th district.Rashida Tlaib, congresswoman-elect for Michigan's 13th district.
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Both say strong early voting statewide - almost 4.9 million Texans casting ballots before today - is a good sign for them. A victory for O'Rourke would be a true upset in what was always a long-shot bid to oust Cruz from the U.S.
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If your county does not participate in the CWPP, you can only vote at the voting precinct assigned to you. Election Day should be a national holiday so that everyone has the time and opportunity to vote.
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Yemeni children die as warring sides block aid deliveries
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