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Marshall had been at odds with LGBT issues and had proposed a state bill in 2015 that would allow anyone who has a license with the state to refuse services to gay people and earlier this year introduced a bill to restrict transgender people's access to public restrooms, CNN local affiliates reported.

The race was one of the year's most high profile and drew national and global attention and big money to the northern Virginian district. "This is what happens when he can't defeat me [on] the core quality-of-life issues facing the people of the 13th District".

During the campaign, Marshall refused to use Roem's correct pronouns. She also sang in a metal band in her spare time, ABC News said. Marshall referred to himself as Virginia's "chief homophobe".

So then what did Roem have to say about Marshall once it was announced that she had successfully beat him out for the state seat?

"For 26 years I've been proud to fight for you, and fight for our future", he said.

Danica Roem Promises a "More Inclusive Commonwealth" She never uses the word "transgender", but images are shown with her campaigning while wearing a rainbow handkerchief scarf.

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Adams left the game in the fourth quarter with a shoulder injury, however, and wasn't involved in the Panthers' final stop. Julio Jones would drop a gimme touchdown on a fourth-down heave by quarterback Matt Ryan late in the fourth quarter.

Roem's victory still came as a surprise to many, though she won by almost 10 percent.

Stephen Farnsworth, a political-science professor at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, said Roem's victory shows "that cultural wars don't win elections like they used to". "I'm committed to continue the fight for you, but in a different role going forward".

Marshall conceded to Roem in a post on his Facebook page.

Andrea Jenkins won election to the Minneapolis City Council, becoming the first openly transgender person of color elected to office in the U.S. Jenkins was a policy aide on the city council and won more than 70 percent of the vote. We also see her lawn signs, which read "Fix Route 28 Now!"

Standing atop a table inside a pub Tuesday night in the Washington, D.C. exurb of Prince William County, Democrat Danica Roem veered briefly from the script she'd followed so closely in her march to represent Virginia's 13th legislative district. "If anybody thinks I was joking about that, they're about to be annoyed for the next two years as I constantly persist".

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