2018 midterm election was indeed the ‘Year of the Women’, and here’s a list of the winners

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Theresa Sheldon, center-left, of the Tulalip Tribes of Washington, wears a T-shirt that reads “Elect Women” as she cheers at a campaign event for Dr. Kim Schrier, the Democrat challenging Republican Dino Rossi for Washington state’s 8th District Congressional seat, Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, in Auburn, Wash. Schrier’s race was too close to call as of Nov. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

The 2018 midterm elections marked a major milestone for women in politics. So far, 96 women have been elected to the House of Representatives, surpassing the previous record of 85 in 2016. This female wave in the House is comprised of 61 Democrats and 23 Republicans, the Center for American Women and Politics reported.

In the Senate, there will now be 22 women in the Senate, just short of the record of 23 in 2018. In governor seats across the nation, 9 women were elected, matching the record of 9 in 2004. The race for Georgia governor has not been called yet and candidate Stacey Abrams has not yet conceded.

View and search the winning women in the 2018 midterm elections and those seats with women candidates that are too close to call.