Destination 270

SMU Students Analyze the 2012 Presidential Election

GOP Women Fare Worse Than Democratic Counterparts

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While Democratic women won big on Tuesday, Republican women failed to defend and attain seats with the same historic value. 
Politico reports on the party split, “What is missing from the excitement about women winning big is how poorly the Republican women fared. In the Senate, only four of the 20 women in the upcoming Congress are Republican, down one from last year. In New Hampshire, only one of their delegation is a Republican. And all of the cool firsts … you guessed it, are Democratic women.”
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