The California congresswoman told a group of constituents what's in store for her enemies, should she gain the chairmanship of the Financial Services Committee.
"We have an election November 6th," Waters said. "This is big. This may be the most important one that you've ever had to experience.
"This is the midterm election and often times people only vote in the presidential election because they don't think this is important enough. But this is absolutely important," she lectured.
"First of all, if we take back the House, most of the members of the Congressional Black Caucus will be chairs of the committees of the Congress of the United States of America," Waters said, waving her fingers as the audience applauded.
"I will be the first African-American, the first woman to chair the powerful Financial Services Committee.