"Pink Wave" sweeps the nation with record number of women elected to office

Female candidates ride into victory. (ABC7)

This midterm election cycle saw many female candidates ride the 'pink wave' into victory. This year we will see a record number of women heading to Congress. Next year’s freshman class will include women of color who have shattered glass ceilings in their states, including the youngest woman ever elected to Congress, New York Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. CEO of the League of Women Voters Virginia Kase discussed the historic movement.

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