Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith won reelection to keep her seat representing Mississippi in the U.S. Senate seat. She defeated Democrat Mike Espy, a former representative for Mississippi’s 2nd congressional district who drew support from national Democrats as well as the anti-Trump Lincoln Project. Hyde-Smith became the first woman to represent Mississippi in Congress in 2018.
More on the 2020 Election
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The historic New Mexico House delegation formed out of three races with women running in both major parties.
Mississippi’s only woman in Congress is running against the state’s potential first Black senator since Reconstruction. Will COVID-19 get in the way?
More than half of early voters in states like Pennsylvania, Georgia and North Carolina are women.