With more women, and more women of color than ever before in history, Thursday January 3rd will be the most diverse day Congress has ever seen in terms of candidates.
Numerically, there will be:
- 102 female U.S. House members.
- 34% of the female U.S. House members will be there for the very first time.
(Additionally, there are 25 female Senators - 20% for the first time.)
Where and When to watch
The members of Congress are due to be sworn in at 12 noon E.S.T. on Thursday.
C-SPAN (and C-SPAN2) will be hosting the ceremony live.
Great Tweets from the Congress-elect members