Despite being assured by both the legacy media and “expert” pollsters that a “blue wave” was imminent, Republicans outperformed all House race projections. Currently, the Democrats hold a slim majority of 222 seats to the Republicans’ 205, with just 8 seats remaining. Republicans lead in all 8.
Not only did the Republican Party flip a whopping 11 seats, giving them a net gain of 8 seats so far, it was a particularly successful election for women in the “party of sexism.” Here are the 17 newly-elected female Republicans joining the House of Representatives in 2021.
Stephanie Bice beat incumbent Kendra Horn in Oklahoma’s 5th Congressional District by over 12,000 votes (4.2%). Bice served in the Oklahoma state Senate, and is the first Iranian American to be elected to Congress.
Lauren Boebert beat Democrat Diane Mitsch Bush in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District — after Boebert defeated Republican Rep. Scott Tipton in the primary election — by over