2006 Midterm Election

First Woman Speaker

Nancy Pelosi is the first woman – and self-identified feminist – Speaker in history. See Key Races in Turning the House from Red to Blue

Women Elected to Congress

Tally of women in Congress including 71 women in the House, 16 in the Senate, 3 non-voting delegates (DC, Guam, and the Virgin Islands).  See the Women Elected to Congress

Balance of Power: Democrats & Republicans in Congress

Democrats picked up 6 seats to become the majority in the Senate.  See Key Races that Changed the Balance of Power