From House, Senate and governor’s races to abortion ballot measures, we’re covering the impact of the midterm elections from all angles.
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'People underestimated them': Advocates for Black women in politics want the Democratic Party to learn from the midterms
Runs by Cheri Beasley, Val Demings and Stacey Abrams both underscored long-standing challenges to Black women who run — and showed their potential.
Colorado becomes second state to have a majority-women legislature
Women’s representation has grown in the state as a result of efforts by groups and leaders to build a support infrastructure for women seeking elected office.
In campaigning, Kari Lake modeled herself on Donald Trump. In losing, she’s doing so too.
The Republican candidate for governor in Arizona refused to concede the same week the former president — an election denier — announced another run.
Nancy Pelosi, the first and only woman to serve as House speaker, will step down from leadership
The highly anticipated announcement from Pelosi, an 82-year-old California Democrat, comes after Republicans won back control of the House in the 2022 midterms.
Karen Bass becomes the first woman elected mayor of Los Angeles
The veteran politician defeated billionaire real estate developer Rick Caruso, Decision Desk HQ projects.
Support for abortion measures was greater than support for Democratic candidates in some states
Pro-abortion rights ballot measures outperformed Democrats on the ballot in three states, while Republican politicians ran ahead of failed anti-abortion ballot measures in two states.
Democrat Katie Hobbs projected to defeat Republican Kari Lake in critical Arizona governor's race
The election between Hobbs, Arizona’s chief election official, and Lake, a television anchor turned GOP star, was one of the most consequential governor’s races of 2022.
'This is our new normal': Fertility treatment advocates are gearing up to fight abortion bans and personhood laws
RESOLVE, a major advocacy group, is launching a new campaign to bring fertility patients’ and doctors’ stories directly to lawmakers — and the public — in 2023.
Two states have still never had an out LGBTQ+ person in their legislatures
This lack of representation persists even after a year in which out LGBTQ+ candidates ran and won up and down the ballot across the country — and three legislative candidates in Alaska made history.