Kyrsten Sinema's victory over Martha McSally in Arizona's closely-contested Senate race led to an outpouring of support for Arizona's first female senator from fellow Democrats and others across the political spectrum, including from the person whose seat she will take in Washington.
Congratulations to @kyrstensinema on a race well run, and won. It’s been a wonderful honor representing Arizona in the Senate. You’ll be great.
— Jeff Flake (@JeffFlake) November 13, 2018
Congratulations to Senator-Elect @kyrstensinema on a hard-fought victory. We also salute Rep. @MarthaMcSally — thank you for your service to our country in uniform and your representation of #AZ’s 2nd Congressional District. Thank you both for your historic campaigns.
— Doug Ducey (@dougducey) November 13, 2018
Gabby Giffords and her husband, Mark Kelly, also sent along their congratulations.
— Gabrielle Giffords (@GabbyGiffords) November 13, 2018
— Mark Kelly (@ShuttleCDRKelly) November 13, 2018
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, and other senators, were quick to welcome their newest colleague.
— Senate Democrats (@dscc) November 13, 2018
— Cory Booker (@CoryBooker) November 13, 2018
Former Vice President Joe Biden also weighed in late Monday night.
Congratulations to @kyrstensinema for a well-earned victory tonight. She’s going to do incredible work for Arizona. Credit to @MarthaMcSally as well for handling the results with true dignity and class.
— Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) November 13, 2018