By Hai Do
07 November, 2018
More than 100 women were elected to United States legislative office in mid-term elections Tuesday. A record number will serve in the new Congress. The results came almost two years after women marched in Washington and cities across the country to oppose the inauguration of President Donald Trump. The Associated Press reported that a record 237 women ran for the House of Representatives this year. As of Wednesday, at least 100 won their House races, easily beating the old record of 84. The number of female winners is expected to grow, as results had not been called for more than ten races with women candidates. Most of the women who won were Democrats who helped the party capture a majority in the House. Christopher Borick is director of the Muhlenberg College Institute of Public Opinion. He sa