The number of female winners is expected to grow, as results had not been called for more than ten races with women candidates. "We're kind of just dealing with the logistics of it day by day, but I've really been just kind of squirreling away and then hoping that gets me to January".
Kobach, though, was considered hyper-partisan and his effort to take his voter fraud crusade nationally fell flat when Trump abandoned a commission looking into the matter earlier this year.
If Deb Haaland won her congressional race in New Mexico, she would become the first Native American woman elected to Congress and if Democrat Kyrsten Sinema won in Arizona, she would become the country's first openly bisexual senator.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez arrives on stage to speak to her supporters during her election night party in the Queens Borough of NY on November 6, 2018. And it will bring the share of Congress members who are women up from the current 20 percent to at least 22 percent. Omar is also the first Somali-American congresswoman, while Tlaib is the chamber's first Palestinian-American.
State's first female governor: Two women became the first in their respective states to be elected governor.
The impact of Tuesday's election will be a topic of much debate, but one thing's clear: Women made big strides. Men were more evenly divided in their vote.
The two became the first Native American women to serve in the House of Representatives.
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With each 26 years old, they are both expected to sign two of the most lucrative contracts in Major League Baseball history. Harper and Boras reportedly had expected bidding to start at 10 years for $350 million.
First Latina Congress members from Texas: Democrat Veronica Escobar, in the state's 16th District, and Democrat Sylvia Garcia, in the state's 29th District, will be the first Latinas to represent the state in Congress, according to the Texas Tribune. Ten women already in the Senate are not up for re-election.
Kate Brown, who is bisexual, became the first openly LGBT person elected governor in 2016 when she won her OR race.
Democrat Lauren Underwood will represent Illinois' 14th congressional district, a seat that's historically gone to Republicans.
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First woman elected governor of Iowa: Republican incumbent Kim Reynolds became the first woman elected governor of Iowa.
Several will represent districts that are majority white and that have been historically conservative, their victories a rejection of conventional wisdom on electability and the effects of gerrymandering that have historically assigned elected officials of colour to represent minority communities.
She ran alongside Republican Rep. Ron DeSantis, who beat Democrat Andrew Gillum in a high profile race that was one of the most closely watched nationally.