Analysts predict more women will win seats in US Congress

U.S. President Trump Addresses Joint Session of Congress - Washington, U.S. - 28/02/17 - U.S. President Donald Trump addresses Congress. REUTERS/Jim Bourg - RTS10VKB

Image result for US CongressAll eyes are on the November the 6th U.S. mid-term elections to see if women representation in Congress, currently around 20 percent, will inch upward.

This year, 476 women filed to run for the House of Representatives alone; another 53 for the Senate. Around half won their primaries and are now gearing up to compete in the general election.

First-time candidate, Jennifer Wexton, says she was motivated to run after the election of President Donald Trump, citing his rhetoric on women and minorities.

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