pink wave

pink wave

An abundance of female candidates for political office during a given election or certain period, and/or a surge of voters supporting women candidates. Primarily heard in US. Throughout the country, there is a pink wave of female candidates looking to win seats in Congress.
See also: pink, wave
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Political analysts have tagged November's midterm elections for the House of Representatives as both a blue wave, because the Democratic party gained 40 seats in the house, and a pink wave, owing to the election of 102 women-the most ever--to the body.
WHAT'S ON AND WHERE 8.30am - Event village and information point opens; 9.30am-noon - Simplyhealth Great Stirling Castle Run (morning session) with 9.30am Orange wave, 10amWhite wave, 10.30am Blue wave, 11am Green wave and 11.30 Pink wave. 10.25-11.30am Inter District races.
Bahrain poll sees 'Pink Wave': 6 MPs, 4 councillors
A "pink wave" garden party fundraiser pulled in $15,000 and Bush said people told her at the event that it felt like "coming to a wedding, everyone is so happy."
To produce a substantial increase in the number of women in Congress, changes that run deeper than the current electoral "pink wave" will be needed.
Combined with the gender gap that Republicans have both in Maryland and nationally, reaching out to women makes sense, according to a number of Maryland political analysts.<br />"We can expect a pink wave this fall, with a record number of women running for office and with Democratic women the most energized to vote, based on their hostility to Trump and their prioritization of gender equality," said Melissa Deckman, political science department chair and professor at Washington College, who writes about gender and politics.
In what Time Magazine dubs a Pink Wave, an unprecedented number of women are making runs for Congress, governor and state legislatures in 201.
The timetable is as follows: | | 09:00 Information point and baggage facility opens | 10:49 ORANGE wave and Challenger wave warm-up starts (Jennens Road) | 11:00 START of Challenger wave (Jennens Road) | 11:09 START of ORANGE wave | | 11:12 WHITE wave warm-up | | 11:20 START of WHITE wave | | 11:27 GREEN wave warm-up | | 11:35 START of GREEN wave | | 11:41 PINK wave & walkers warm-up | | 11:50 START of PINK wave & walkers Runners are expected to begin arriving at the finishing line about 40 minutes after the first wave sets off.
They will be followed by the white wave at 10.36am, the green wave at 10.42am and the pink wave at 10.48am.
Pink wave print and pink life preserver print-cut from each:
Cellairis by Elle & Blair "Preppy" iPhone 4/48 ease in Pink Wave, $26, cellairis.com.
The highly-cherished promises of the "Pink Wave" raised by the record number of women who signed up to run in the elections has not fully materialised, but hope remains in the second round and beyond.