Record Number Of Women Will Serve In Congress | Talking Points Memo

Voters Tuesday elected a record number of women to Congress, thanks largely to gains on the Democratic side of the aisle.In the Senate, where every incumbent Democrat won re-election, there will be a record 20 women Senators come January — a net gain of three. Women will also set a new record in the House of Representatives with 78 women elected — a number that could rise as a final handful of races are called.

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