Democrat Xochitl Torres Small lost her U.S. House seat to Republican Yvette Herrell in the race for New Mexico’s 2nd Congressional District. Torres Small flipped the seat for Democrats with a narrow 2018 victory; the 2020 race drew big spending from both parties, with the National Republican Congressional Committee alone injecting nearly $5 million into the contest.
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At least 16 openly transgender candidates for statehouse seats are on the November ballot.
The historic New Mexico House delegation formed out of three races with women running in both major parties.
More than half of early voters in states like Pennsylvania, Georgia and North Carolina are women.
A coalition of frustrated liberals, engaged Latinas and disaffected suburban Republicans have laid the groundwork for a potentially historic year for Democrats in the Western state.