A record number of women have been elected to the US house of representatives.
Voters are on track to send at least 99 women to the house, surpassing the previous record of 84.
According to data compiled by The Associated Press, 237 women ran for the house as major-party candidates this year.
Among the new representatives headed to the house is Jennifer Wexton, a Virginia state senator who defeated incumbent Barbara Comstock in one of the most closely-watched races across the country.
And Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the former Bernie Sanders organiser who won a shock primary victory over a senior house Democrat, will also head to congress.
Font: The Herald of Scotland