Her opponent, Bob Marshall, has named himself in the past as Virginia's Chief Homophobe, and has battled long and hard against LGBTI rights, even proposing a bathroom bill that was shut down in committee, making her defeat of him sweeter still.
Roem was open about her gender identity and had backing from LGBT groups.
She stressed creating jobs, improving schools and addressing traffic congestion, according to ABC News. Jenkins, a 56-year-old poet and historian who transitioned in her 30s, brings 25 years of public service to the job.
She also talked about her transition and said: "I started transitioning while working at the newspaper in 2012, began hormone replacement therapy December 3, 2013, changed my name, gender and byline in 2015 and no one cared".
"To every person who has ever been singled out, who has ever been stigmatized, who has ever been the misfit, who's ever been the kid in the corner, who's ever needed someone to stand up for them when they didn't have a voice of their own because there is no one else with them, this one is for you", she told her supporters Tuesday night.
On the campaign trail, Marshall and other Republicans repeatedly misidentified Roem's gender.
In a statementposted on his Facebook page, Marshall said: "For 26 years I've been proud to fight for you, and fight for our future".
Roem is a former reporter who sings in a metal band in her spare time.
Michelle Kaufusi became the first woman elected mayor in the 157-year history of Provo, the third-largest city in Utah, on Tuesday night. When Roem takes office, she will be the first openly transgender candidate to be elected and serve in a state legislative body.
In a statement following Titus' win, Victory Fund President and CEO Aisha C. Moodie-Mills told PennLive that it was a "historic night for trans candidates" in the country, adding, "Tyler is part of a vanguard of leaders who are determined to be part of the conversation on issues that affect their lives".
Infuse Your Armor with Titanic Might: Seek out Azerite , an invaluable new resource that has emerged in the Legion's wake. Titled " Battle for Azeroth ", this new expansion aims to reignite age-old tensions between the Horde and the Alliance.
Alvin Kamara continued his red-hot rookie campaign with another touchdown, this one coming from eight yards out to make it 7-0. What seemed to be a touchdown catch for Miller was overturned on the field and ruled an incomplete pass.
And hours before his collapse, the ex-NBA player was snapped leaving a liquor store carrying his purchases in a black plastic bag. Security and medical personnel rushed to the scene to assist the former Los Angeles Laker .
The deposed leader was photographed in a cafe in Brussels on Thursday while other Catalan government members appeared in court . The request also covers four other dismissed Catalan ministers who did not show up.
The league and the players union also could negotiate a deal and propose that Gurriel accept it, foregoing the need for an appeal. Plus, I know in Japan that offends them. "I would particularly like to apologise to Yu Darvish , a pitcher I admire and respect".
From the above criteria, South Africa ranked highest with 78.97%, France second with 75.88% and Ireland third with 72.25%. They also included the likely commercial success and guarantees, venues and political stability.
David Marcus, the head of Messenger , said introducing a tool to "socially" transfer small amounts of money had proved appealing. With these existing and entrenched habits for payment already in place, Messenger may have some difficulty in gaining traction.
The tweet was quick to go viral, mustering up over 27,000 likes and manage to catch the attention of Google CEO Sundar Pichai . The order that Google used, on the other hand, was the bun, lettuce, tomato, patty, cheese, and then bun.
Both sides have threatened the other with annihilation as the powers row over North Korea's quest for nuclear ICBMs. Information about Kim's mysterious wife is largely unknown since she married the supreme leader in 2009.
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It will be interesting to see if Aloy has any unique abilities in the game, or if she is basically a playable skin. Capcom also announced that an exclusive Horizon Zero Dawn DLC will be available for Playstation gamers.
Tropical storm watch issued in Florida
Rainfall amounts could reach above 5 inches across parts of South Florida and around 1.5 in the southern tier of Central Florida. The storm is now located over Western Cuba, with winds of 40 miles per hour , barely above the criteria for a tropical storm.