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Danica Roem, a transgender Virginia candidate, makes history defeating conservative

Danica Roem, a transgender Virginia candidate, makes history defeating conservative

She raised almost triple the amount of campaign funds as Republican rival Bob Marshall, known as one of the most socially conservative Republicans in Virginia's House of Delegates.

Roem had been running against Delegate Bob Marshall who held the office for 25 years.

Michelle Kaufusi became the first woman elected mayor in the 157-year history of Provo, the third-largest city in Utah, on Tuesday night.

There have been other trans people elected to office, but they weren't openly trans while campaigning.

"Discrimination is a disqualifier", Roem told reporters after the election results came in during the evening of November 7.

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TechRax subjected his iPhone X to a solid stabbing with a kitchen knife, which the iPhone X withstood fairly easily. Meanwhile, the back drop completely shattered the back panel leaving loose shards of glass, making it hard to hold.

The race between Roem and Marshall to represent Virginia's 13th district, which encompasses Prince William County and Manassas Park, had been rooted in ideological opposites. According to the Post, he refused to debate Roem and insisted on referring to her using male pronouns - tactics in keeping with his self-proclaimed status as the state's "chief homophobe", but ultimately less than useful during the campaign.

"Local journalism is where I learned public policy, and I'm going to bring a reporter's sensibilities to Richmond so we can actually accomplish the things I'm setting out to do without hyperbole, without discrimination, and basically making sure that we create a more inclusive Commonwealth, so no matter what you look like, where you come from, how you worship or who you love, you are welcomed and celebrated in Virginia because of who you are, not despite it", she told FOX 5. She has won several awards from the Virginia Press Association.

Roem also says she believes transparency and accountability are extremely important to the legislative process, and how Virginians perceive it.

Ravinder Bhalla was elected the first Sikh mayor of Hoboken, N.J. He had previously served on Hoboken city council.

Kathy Tran became the first Asian-American woman to be elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. Finally, Elizabeth Guzman and Hala Ayala both became the first Latina's elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. Dozens of Democrats - many of them political newcomers - unseated Republican incumbents in a wave of victories that surprised even those whose hope was unwavering. Clearly, everyone's vote matters and it did last night. When I'm not scrolling through various timeline's I'm researching skin care regiments and watching the Cleveland Cavaliers.


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