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Women poised to overtake white men among House Democrats

Republican House members are almost all white males, according to data compiled by lobbyist Bruce Mehlman, while Democrats have seen their numbers drop.

Why it matters: This year there are a record number of women, black, muslim and LGBTQ candidates running in House races, mostly as Democrats.

Reproduced from Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas using Legistorm and Pew data; Chart: Axios Visuals
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