New York: There were many records in the mid-term elections held in America. For the first time, a large number of voters came out to cast their vote and for the first time two Muslim women, one youngest woman, were sent to Congress. Apart from these, a gay man has been elected as governor.
Ilhan Omar, a Muslim woman, won from the fifth Congressional District of Minnesota and by the Rashida Talib, from the 13th Congressional District seat of Michigan. Both have become the first Muslim women to be elected to the Congress. Both of them have won on the ticket of the opposition Democrats.
Omar, besides this is the first Somali-American woman to reach Congress. Two decades ago, as a refugee came to the United States. Like Umar, Talib is also the daughter of a refugee family from Palestine. After Omar and Rashidah, the number of Muslims in the Congress will increase to four in the Congress. Apart from them, two other Muslim men are already in the Congress.
Just 29 years old New York Democratic Congressional candidate Alexander Okasio-Cortez won the record for the youngest woman to reach the Congress with victory. This offspring of the patriarch of Latin American country Puerto Rico has achieved this achievement by defeating the Republican candidate Crowley.
Apart from these, Jared has been elected as the Police Governor. He will be the first gay gay person to reach this position. They have made themselves public announcements to be gay. Police equivalents Many LGBT candidates were present in the race for governor's post this time.