The US democrats have taken the control of the House of Representatives in the mid-term elections, which set a severe blow to President Donald Trump. For the first time in eight years Democrats have taken control of the lower chamber of Congress. But, Republicans were able to preserve their majority in Senate.
This mid-term elections were set to transform the House, not only in partisan formation but also in gender, equality and ethinicity.
Women stole the limelight in the House by making history. Democrats Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib became the first Muslim women elected to the House.
Sharice Davids of Kansas and Deb Healand from New Mexico, both Democratic candidates became the first native American women elected to the house.
A 29-year old from New York, Alexandria Ocasio- Cortez became the youngest woman elected to the Congress.
Democrat Jared Polis has won the governor’s race in Colorado and became the first openely gay person to be elected as the governor.
The win of the two muslim women is against the Islamophobia sentiments, anti-women and anti-immigration views that developed during the administration of President Donald Trump.