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Redefining Representation: The Women of the 116th Congress

The midterm elections of 2018 swept the country in a number of record-breaking ways, however the biggest wave of the election cycle was the widespread victories of women running for office. The article states that there are many firsts in Congress right now,

“the first women representing their states, the first female combat veteran, the first Native American women, the first Muslim women, the first openly gay member of the Senate, the first woman Speaker of the House -the list goes on.”

Click this LINK to view the portraits of the record-breaking amount of women in the 116th Congress.

Click this LINK to read about the women of color who made history during the 2018 midterms.

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