4 Non-Trump Results That Matter Too
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4 Non-Trump Results That Matter Too

More than just Trump made history.

4 Non-Trump Results That Matter Too

In the midst of the election on November 8th, America has really only focused on the new President elect Donald Trump. However, there are also other milestone election results that have been overlooked when they should have been praised just as much.

1. Ilhan Omar

In Minnesota, Ilhan Omar won the house seat and will become the first Somali-American legislator. She was elected by almost 80% of the vote. She won House District 60B which consists of Cedar-Riverside neighborhoods, the University of Minnesota and southeast Minneapolis.

2. Catherine Cortez Masto

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3. Kamala Harris

Kamala Harris made history by becoming the first Indian America and the first African American senator from California. She is also the second African American women to serve in the U.S. Senate.

4. Tammy Duckworth

Tammy Duckworth is a military veteran who lost both her legs in the Iraq war in 2004. She was born in Bangkok to her mother, from Thailand, and her father, a Vietnam War veteran. She has been in the House since 2013 and will take a seat in the Senate this coming year. This, of course, after much of the controversy around Mark Kirk's attack on Duckworth's race.

For many, the President elect was not expected. However, there have been many results that will also be remembered in history and we should be proud of these results and many more as well.

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