Roll Call: Republican Gender Gap Could Grow in the House

Published: November 28, 2016

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By Simone Pathé

House Republicans will be down one woman next year. And with administration picks forthcoming and a handful of female members weighing runs for other offices, the party’s gender gap could grow.

With their largest majority in more than 80 years, Republicans were mostly on defense in 2016.

It was a “hold year,” said Jennifer Higgins, the chairwoman of congressional outreach for RightNow Women PAC, which supports female Republican candidates…