Happy December, y’all! Grab a Christmas cookie and some hot cocoa and let’s settle in for recapping another big week of winning for conservative women.

First Woman Becomes NC Senate Majority Leader

This week, North Carolina Republican state senators unanimously elected the first ever female Majority Leader in state history. State Senator Kathy Harrington, representing Gastonia, currently co-chairs the appropriations committee. In a press release, Harrington stated, “North Carolina has been well-served by the past decade of low taxes, responsible spending, and investments in education, and “I’m excited to work with my colleagues to continue that agenda.”

3 GOP Women Announced as Ranking Members of Congressional Committees

On Thursday, the full House Republican Conference ratified the recommendations from the House Republican Steering Committee for the committee ranking members for the upcoming 117th Congress. 3 Republican Women are now the Ranking Members of their congressional committees. Rep. Kay Granger (TX12) is the Ranking Member of the powerful Appropriations Committee. Rep. Virginia Foxx (NC-05) is the Ranking Member of the Education and Labor Committee. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA05), now Ranking Member of the Energy and Commerce committee is the first woman of either party to occupy a full committee leadership role on the Energy and Commerce committee.

Mariannette Miller-Meeks Wins Congressional Seat by SIX Votes

If you’ve ever been under the impression your vote doesn’t matter, then think again, because the vote difference came down to SIX votes in Iowa’s 2nd district. Mariannette Miller-Meeks was certified as the winner after a recount. The Iowa Board of Canvass voted unanimously, 5-0, to certify Miller-Meeks’s win. Her opponent’s campaign has indicated it will most likely take legal action to challenge the recount, and voters are calling on House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi to not accept the results of the election.

Nancy Mace Details the Year of the Republican Women on CNN

Incoming Representative Nancy Mace of South Carolina shared on CNN that Republican women more than doubled their numbers in the House. She said, “It’s not just Democrat women who have a monopoly on breaking glass ceilings. Republican women have been doing all year long in these elections all across the country.” She encourages more fellow Republican women to run saying, “We can’t just do this this year in 2020. This is something we have to do, especially in the House, every two years.”

Dana Perino Shares Why Conservative Women Prevail

It’s funny, despite President Trump having an all-star female communications team (Kayleigh McEnany, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Alyssa Farah…) Biden’s picks are heralded as the first all-female White House Communications team. When discussing that fact on The Five, Dana Perino remarked that, “As a conservative woman, you know you’re not going to get a glowing profile so you just get your s— done.” 

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Jordan O

Jordan Orris works in political marketing for some of the nation’s top conservative candidates and nonprofits. She is an alumna of Auburn University and Ole Miss. Originally from Henderson, Nevada, she enjoys SEC Football, reading, and politics.