History is made in some Mid-term races around the country

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at 29 is the youngest woman ever elected to Congress

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at 29 is the youngest woman ever elected to Congress

At least 95 women won seats in the House Wednesday morning, breaking a previous record of 84 women, NBC news reported.

Her victory in the US midterm elections on Monday makes her the youngest woman ever to win election to Congress.

Tlaib ran unopposed in her race to represent Michigan's 17th district and has become the nation's first Palestinian-American woman in Congress, and one of two Muslim women elected on Tuesday. CT and MA each elected their first African American women into Congress.

A former National Teacher of the Year, Jahana Hayes, will become Connecticut's first black woman in Congress. Newcomer Ayanna Pressley of MA who ousted a 10-term incumbent in the primary will become the first black congresswoman from MA.

Female candidates won congressional seats and governorships in record numbers Tuesday night.

Overall, the number of Republican women serving in Congress next term will slightly dip, partially because some female incumbents and candidates lost.

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Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of MI became the first Muslim women elected to Congress. Sharice Davids defeated a Republican incumbent in Kansas to become the first openly LGBTQ woman to represent Kansas.

Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of MI, both Democrats, will be the first Muslim-American women to serve in the House.

And several of the female candidates broke records of their own.

In the first major race called Tuesday night, Lou Leon Guerrero was elected as Guam's governor, becoming the first woman to do so. The first ever openly LGBT governor, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, a bisexual woman, won her re-election bid Tuesday as well. Fifty-two percent of white women voted for Trump in the 2016 presidential election, and studies show female support for the president has held consistently, although college educated white women generally oppose Trump.

Three times as many women stood for the Democratic party as the Republican party - 211 for the Democrats and 64 for the Republicans.

A majority of women identify as Democrats or lean Democratic at 56 percent, while 37 percent affiliate with or lean toward the GOP.

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"He just laughed, but after Congress repealed the prohibition law in 1991, and I was named as one of seven women who would be put through fighter training, he looked me up and said he was amazed I had accomplished my goal.".

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