Rep. Tom Emmer: Every House Seat Flipped by GOP Was Minority, Woman, or Veteran

  • Republican Young Kim, a Navy veteran, defeated Rep. Gil Cisneros (D-CA) in California’s 39th congressional district.

  • Republican Michelle Steel unseated Rep. Harley Rouda (D-CA) in California’s 48th Congressional District.

  • Carlos Gimenez ®, mayor of Miami-Dade, defeated Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (D-FL) in Florida’s 26th Congressional District.

  • Republican Maria Elvira Salazar flipped Florida’s 27th Congressional District by defeating Rep. Donna Shalala (D-FL).

  • Republican Ashley Hinson unseated Rep. Abby Finkenauer (D-IA) in Iowa’s 1st Congressional Sistrict.

  • Republican Michelle Fischbach, the former Minnesota lieutenant governor, won Minnesota’s 7th Congressional District after beating Rep. Collin Peterson (D-MN).

  • Republican Yvette Herrell defeated Rep. Xochitl Torres Small (D-NM) in the race for New Mexico’s 2nd Congressional District.

  • Rep. Max Rose (D-NY) conceded to Republican competitor Nicole Malliotakis in the race for New York’s 11th Congressional District.

  • Rep. Kendra Horn (D-OK) was ousted by Republican Oklahoma State Sen. Stephanie Bice in the race for Oklahoma’s 5th Congressional District.

  • Republican Nancy Mace ousted Rep. Joe Cunningham (D-SC) in South Carolina’s 1st Congressional District.

Since the Democrat Party keeps reminding us that Kamala Harris is the first woman and the first POC to be elected vice president…

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Correct, I don’t even know if the Democrats won any House seats, new ones at least. I was reading something like this, this morning.

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The Democrats won three open seats formerly held by Republicans. No Republican incumbents lost their seats.

  1. Georgia 7: Won by Carolyn Bourdeaux.
  2. North Carolina 2: Won by Deborah K. Ross.
  3. North Carolina 6: Won by Kathy Manning.
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