Here come the girls

Revulsion at Trump’s policies and conduct appears to have spurred a record number of women to declare an interest in running for the 2018 mid-term elections

1st April, 2018
Cynthia Nixon: the former Sex in the City star has declared her intention to run for governor of New York Picture: AP

And so it begins . . . or did it ever end? Next Monday (April 9) when both the House of Representatives and the Senate return from the Easter recess, the battle for the 2018 mid-term elections begins in earnest. All 435 Congressional representatives will be contested, along with 33 Senate seats. In addition, the keys to 36 out of 50 governors’ mansions are up for grabs.

Mid-term elections tend to be a bit of a snooze to all but the most hard-core...

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