Some of the good news that came out of the 2020 election with links to supporting news stories.

Trump record popular votes for Republican

Trump most minority votes in 60 years

Seats in Congress

GOP women

  • Loeffler beat Collins.  Not everyone considers that a win but the focus is that she is female.  It’s a win.
  • The Associated Press reported a number of women Republican candidates who won their races: Lauren Boebert of Colorado, Kat Cammack and Maria Elvira Salazar of Florida, Mary Miller of Illinois, Lisa McClain of Michigan, Michelle Fischbach of Minnesota, Yvette Herrell of New Mexico, Stephanie Bice of Oklahoma, Nancy Mace of South Carolina, Diana Harshbarger of Tennessee and Ashley Hinson of Iowa.
  • Sen. Joni Ernst will keep her seat in Iowa, while Cindy Hyde-Smith won in Mississippi, Shelley Moore Capito won in West Virginia, and Cynthia Lummis won in Wyoming. Sen. Susan Collins also officially held onto her seat in Maine for a 5th term, and will become the longest-serving Republican woman in the history of the Senate
    • Ernst and Collins were expected to lose
  • Talks about a Soviet born winner

By Wednesday afternoon, the women Republican candidates who won their races included:

  • Business owner Lauren Boebert in Colorado’s 3rd District
  • Business owner Kat Cammack in Florida’s 3rd District
  • Former journalist Maria Elvira Salazar in Florida’s 27th District
  • Business owner Marjorie Taylor Greene in Georgia’s 14th District
  • Farmer Mary Miller in Illinois’s 15th District
  • Businesswoman Lisa McClain in Michigan’s 10th District
  • Lawyer and politician Michelle Fischbach in Minnesota’s 7th District
  • Entrepreneur and politician Yvette Herrell in New Mexico’s 2nd District
  • Politician Stephanie Bice in Oklahoma’s 5th District
  • Businesswoman Nancy Mace in South Carolina’s 1st District
  • Pharmacist Diana Harshbarger in Tennessee’s 1st District
  • Former journalist Ashley Hinson in Iowa’s 1st District

State Legislatures

Republicans solidify grip on state legislatures, which is likely to lead to redistricting.

GOP holds line in state legislatures, dealing blow to Democrats

Other Wins

Former Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) is returning to Congress after a victory in a new district. The Associated Press called his race on Saturday, concluding that he had defeated Democrat Ammar Campa-Najjar, who was running for the second time.

Byron Daniels won in Florida and Mark Robinson won in North Carolina

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