More Democratic female vets ran in 2018 US House races than ever and in more favorable districts

Here’s a visualization of all the Democratic women with military experience who have ran as challengers against Republican incumbents and in open seats since 2004. Best_Teigen_FemaleVets2018Scatterplot

This cycle not only featured more than ever with nine (outside of Louisiana, California, and Washington, which have peculiar systems), they emerged in more winnable districts. (Link back to article)