Sharice Davids and Deb Haaland won their particular midterm races to turn a initial Native American congresswomen. Davids won in Kansas’ third Congressional District while Haaland won in New Mexico’s 1st Congressional District.
Besides being one of a initial Native American women in Congress, Davids, who’s also an ex-MMA warrior and an attorney, is a second plainly lesbian member of Congress and a initial plainly LGBT chairman to paint Kansas.
Earlier this year, Davids told a New York Times, “We are going to elect some-more women this year, we’re going to elect some-more people who are L.G.B.T., we’re going to elect some-more people who are people of color. This midterm choosing cycle is a event to denote who we are as a country.”
After winning, Haaland tweeted out a video of her debate with a words, “Tonight, we done history.”