All eyes were on Virginia this week for their gubernatorial and statewide races, but those weren’t the only wins we had! Many things were accomplished by our right-leaning women, so let’s get started.

Winsome Sears elected Lt. Governor of Virginia

Former Marine and all around superstar Winsome Sears is now the first black woman elected to statewide office in Virginia. An immigrant from Jamaica, she is now Lieutenant Governor-Elect, serving in the administration of Governor-Elect Glenn Youngkin. Youngkin, Sears, and Attorney General-Elect Jason Miyares swept the statewide offices for the Republican Party.

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Rep. Ashley Hinson Endorses Congressional Challengers

Rep. Ashley Hinson (IA-01) has endorsed 4 conservative women who are running for Congress. She tweeted, “these candidates are moms, experienced public servants, and business professionals—they will help restore the leadership in Washington that is missing under a Democratic majority.”

Her four endorsements are:

Esther Joy King running in IL-17

Amanda Adkins running for KS-03

Lisa Scheller running in PA-07

Monica de la Cruz running for TX-15

GOP Women Win Big in NYC

Republicans won four City Council races in New York City, three of which were won by women. Inna Vernikov won in Brooklyn, Joann Ariola kept her seat in Queens, and Vickie Paladino pulled an upset in northern Queens. Vernikov told the New York Post, “This election victory shows that the people are fed up with the progressive policies that have destroyed our city and district. I hope to open the door for other Republicans and serve the district with honor and integrity.”

Sen. Joni Ernst Leads Bipartisan Women’s Rights Letter

Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) wrote a bipartisan letter, alongside Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), “calling on President Biden to protect the rights of Afghan women & girls following the U.S. military withdrawal from Afghanistan.” The letter is co-signed by every single female in the Senate, and urges the administration to “develop an interagency plan to preserve the political, economic, social, and basic human rights of Afghan women and girls.”

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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.