43 HOUSE SEATS FLIPPED BLUE! 🌊🌊🌊 #BlueWave2018
(*Net of 40) 64 New Democratic Members in the HOUSE!
with @TeamPelosi leading the way
What do they stand for?
⤵️THREAD of ALL New Blue Congressfolk⤵️
w/ graphic, campaign website links & Twitter
Representative Ann Kirkpatrick
"Proud lifelong Arizonan, former prosecutor & congresswoman, independent voice for working Arizona families."
Representative Greg Stanton
Former Phoenix Mayor, Former Phoenix City Councilman & Attorney
Representative Josh Harder
California District 10 #CD10
(GOP Incumbent was Jeff Denham) #FlippedBlue
Representative TJ Cox
California District 21 #CD21
"Family man, engineer and small businessman with a passion for community development. Looking forward to serving."
Representative Katie Hill
California District 25 #CD25
"Congresswoman-elect serving the Antelope, Simi and Santa Clarita Valleys in #CA25. No corporate money, no special interests. Let’s get to work."
Representative Jimmy Gomez (incumbent from Special Election)
California District 34 #CD34
Representative Gil Cisneros
California District 39 #CD39
Representative Katie Porter
California District 45 #CD45
(#FlipThe45th GOP Incumbent was Mimi Walters)
Representative Harley Rouda
California District 48 #CD48
Farewell to @DanaRohrabacher
Representative Mike Levin
"SoCal native, clean energy advocate, environmental attorney, Stanford/Duke alum."
Farewell to @DarrellIssa
Representative Joe Neguse
Colorado District 2 #CD2
"Father, husband, attorney & first-generation American, Ex-@CUBoulder Regent & co-founder @neweracolorado"
1st Eritrean-American & 1st African-American member in CO
Representative Jason Crow
Colorado District 6 #CD6
"Husband, father, former Army Ranger & community leader. CO-6, because we deserve a representative who will stand up for us."
Farewell to GOP @RepMikeCoffman
Representative Jahana Hayes
Connecticut District 5 #CD5
1st African-American elected to Congress from Connecticut; National Teacher of the Year
Representative Debbie Mucarsel-Powell
Florida District 26 #CD26
"First-generation American. Latina. Mother. Former Associate Dean at FL International University."
Farewell to @RepCurbelo
Representative Donna Shalala
Florida District 27
"Former Prez of @Univmiami 🙌🏼, Sec. of @HHSgov, & @PeaceCorps volunteer"
Representative Lucy McBath
"Mother of Jordan Davis - young man who was shot and killed in the national Loud Music Shooting."
Farewell to GOP @RepKHandel
Representative Abby Finkenauer
Iowa District 1
"It's time Congress gets a dose of Eastern IA tough - hard work and stepping up for our friends, family, and neighbors."
Farewell to @RepRodBlum
Representative Cindy Axne
"Mother, business owner, and community activist."
Farewell to @RepDavidYoung
Illinois District 4 #CD4
"Dad, Progressive Chicagoan, Retired Marathoner, and Congressman-elect."
Representative Sean Casten
"After years fighting climate change as an entrepreneur, I'm now determined to fight it as the next member of Congress from #IL06"
Farewell to GOP @PeterRoskam
Representative Lauren Underwood
Illinois District 14
"I'm honored to be your next representative for #IL14—and your first Congresswoman, ever. This victory belongs to you."
Farewell to @RepHultgren
Representative Sharice Davids
Kansas District 3
1st (of 2 in #Midterms2018) Native American woman elected to Congress.
Farewell to @RepKevinYoder
Representative Lori Trahan
Massachusetts District 3
"Mom, Lowell native, small business owner, dog lover, and Congresswoman-elect."
Representative Ayanna Pressley
Massachusetts District 7
"Change can’t wait. History-making Boston City Councilor who ran to be a champion & advocate in Congress."
Representative David Trone
Maryland District 6
Representative Jared Golden
Maine District 2
"When you've worked hard & paid into the system, you should get back what you've earned."
Farewell to @RepPoliquin
Representative Elissa Slotkin
Michigan District 8
Farewell to GOP @RepMikeBishop
Representative Andy Levin
Michigan District 9
"Clean energy and workforce training leader, union organizer, husband, father, hockey lover."
Representative Haley Stevens
Michigan District 11
"Millennial. Woman in manufacturing. Passionate advocate. Here to work for you!"
Representative Rashida Tlaib
Michigan District 13
"Unbossed Congresswoman for Michigan's #13districtstrong Mama working for justice, social worker at heart, Detroiter, Palestinian American, proud Muslima."
Rep. Angie Craig
"I can't wait to get to work to ensure every Minnesotan has access to affordable, quality health care, invest in infrastructure & expand career skills & tech education."
Representative Dean Phillips
"Dad, entrepreneur, state fair, hockey lover & Congressman-elect for Minnesota’s 3rd district. Tweets are my own, change is coming & everyone’s invited!"
Farewell to @RepErikPaulsen
Representative Ilhan Omar
Minnesota District 5
"Mom, Refugee, Intersectional Feminist, 2017 Top Angler of the Governor's Fishing Opener and Representative-Elect for #MN05"
Representative Chris Pappas
New Hampshire District 1
"Life-long Manchester Resident, Restaurant Owner, and Executive Councilor for District 4"
Representative Jeff Van Drew
New Jersey District 2
Representative Andy Kim
New Jersey District 3
"Former White House National Security Official, Diplomat, Counter-ISIS Coordinator, Rhodes Scholar"
Farewell to @RepTomMacArthur
Representative Tom Malinowski
New Jersey District 7
"Diplomat, father, former Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor."
Farewell to @RepLanceNJ7
Representative Mikie Sherrill
New Jersey District 11
"Naval Academy graduate, Navy Pilot and former federal prosecutor."
Representative Deb Haaland
New Mexico District 1
Former State Democratic Chair, Tribal Administrator & Attorney
"Former Dem Party Chair. Proud UNM Lobo mom. Pueblo woman. Marathon runner. Gourmet cook."
Representative Xochitl Torres-Small
New Mexico District 2
Attorney & Ex-Congressional Aide
Representative Susie Lee
Nevada District 3
"Education Advocate. Community Leader. Board President of Communities In Schools of Nevada. Wife and mother of 2 awesome kids."
Representative Steven Horsford
Nevada District 4
"Former Member of Congress and Proud father of three."
Representative Max Rose
New York District 11
Farewell to @RepDanDonovan
Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
New York District 14
"Bronx + Queens. 100% People-Funded, No Corporate Money. Support the movement."
Representative Antonio Delgado
New York District 19
Rhodes Scholar, Harvard Law School Graduate
"Working hard & showing up everywhere. Fighting for universal health care & good jobs."
Representative Anthony Brindisi
NEW YORK District 22
"Dad. Husband. Assemblyman. Proven problem solver & independent voice for the working families of Upstate New York."
Farewell to @claudiatenney
Representative Joe Morelle
New York District 25
"Husband, father, believer in the promise of a future that is as strong, resilient & bold as the people who call Monroe County home."
Representative Kendra Horn
5th generation Oklahoman. 1st Democrat since 1970s to represent Oklahoma District 5
Representative Madeleine Dean
Pennsylvania District 4
Former member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
Representative Mary Gay Scanlon
Pennsylvania District 5
"Advocate. Attorney. Educator. Mom. Wife. Dog Mom."
Representative Chrissy Houlahan
Pennsylvania District 6
"Air Force Veteran, business leader, educator. Daughter, wife, and mother of 2."
Representative Susan Wild
Pennsylvania District 7
"Former Allentown City Solicitor | Proud Mom"
Representative Conor Lamb
Pennsylvania District 17
(Formerly Congressman in District 18)
"Marine, prosecutor, patriot, Catholic."
Representative Joe Cunningham
South Carolina District 1
Attorney & Ocean Engineer
"Construction attorney, ocean engineer, Dad, Husband, problem solver."
Farewell to @RepMarkSanford
Representative Lizzie Pannill Fletcher
Texas District 7
"Fierce Advocate | Trusted Partner | Proud Houstonian"
Farewell to GOP @johnculberson
Representative Veronica Escobar
Texas District 16
"In El Paso, we have fierce community pride. We take care of each other. We are people of compassion and empathy."
Representative Sylvia R. Garcia
Texas District 29
"Passionate about public service. Former social worker, legal aid lawyer, Judge, Houston City Controller, Harris County Commissioner & Tx State Senator."
Representative Colin Allred
Texas District 32
"Civil rights attorney • Former @HUDgov official • Former @NFL linebacker"
Farewell to @PeteSessions
Representative Ben McAdams
Utah District 4
Salt Lake County Mayor, Former State Senator & Attorney
Representative Elaine Luria
Virginia District 2
Representative Abigail Spanberger
Virginia District 7
"Former CIA Officer. Girl Scout leader."
Farewell to @RepDaveBrat
Representative Jennifer Wexton
Virginia District 10
Farewell to GOP @RepComstock
Representative Kim Schrier
Washington District 8
Graphic from NYT
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