This Year, Rising Latina Politicians Became Icons- Here’s A Look At The Most Empowering Women Set To Turn U.S. Politics On Its Head

Politics have been on everyone’s mind ever since the 2016 election and, thankfully, things seem to be improving for Latinas running for office. Not only did a record number of women run for office in 2018 but the trend continued with wins and a record number of women heading to Congress next year. And, thankfully, Latinas made up some of those numbers.

You probably know all about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, but did you know that there were 9 Latina political stars this year who made strides for all of us? Some of them won their elections and some lost but, overall, it’s been a good year. Here are the Latinas in politics that you need to know before the year is over.

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