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US Mid Term elections 2018 has turned evenly for both Democrats and Republican. Upper House Senate is in charge of policy formulation hence retained by Republican’s, however, Lower house representation claimed by Democrats.
Interestingly in Upper House, Republicans claimed 4 slots from 49 to 52 which are as follows
Midterms Election has some fresh trends emerged in a state of two new Muslim women joined House. Two women’s and a man joined Senate in the same capacity. They both are from republican side and faces hard contest with Democrats.
The House is getting its first two Muslim women and Massachusetts is getting its first black congresswoman while Arizona and Tennessee stand to elect their first woman senators in Tuesday’s midterm elections.
Democrats Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan won their respective races and will represent their districts in the House of Representatives.
Both women ran in strongly Democratic regions.
Tlaib, a Palestinian American, will take over the seat vacated by former Rep. John Conyers.
Omar will not only be among the first Muslim women elected to Congress. She is also the first Somali American to win election to national office, according to CNN.
Both Omar and Tlaib were endorsed by Democratic Socialists of America, the liberal wing of the Democratic Party that counts among its high-profile members another rising female star – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
Upper House Total Seats 100
Republicans got 50
Democrats got. 43
Lower House Total Seats 435
Republicans got 181
Democrats got. 209