“I don’t attack my constituents. Bob is my constituent now.” Danica Roem
Danica Roem’s response after the race, when a reporter asked her about her opponent Bob Marshall.
Danica Roem of Virginia becomes the first openly transgender person elected, seated in a U.S. statehouse.
Danica Roem is an American journalist and politician of the Democratic Party from Northern Virginia. In the 2017 elections, she was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates.
Danica Roem – American Journalist – Associated Links:
- “Danica Roem wins in Virginia, becoming the first openly transgender elected, seated in a U.S. statehouse” | Washington Post: https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/virginia-politics/danica-roem-will-be-vas-first-openly-transgender-elected-official-after-unseating-conservative-robert-g-marshall-in-house-race/2017/11/07/d534bdde-c0af-11e7-959c-fe2b598d8c00_story.html?utm_term=.f95f71c1876a
- Danica Roem on Twitter: https://twitter.com/pwcdanica?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor
- “How a transgendere journalist beat Virginia’s chief homophobe”: CNN Politics: http://www.cnn.com/2017/11/08/politics/danica-roem-virginia-transgender/index.html
- “Danica Roem Wins Virginia Race, Breaking a Barrier for Transgender People” |The New York Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/07/us/danica-roem-virginia-transgender.html
- Danica Roem } Quotes| Fast Company: https://www.fastcompany.com/40493246/danica-roem-just-gave-the-classiest-response-ever-to-a-question-about-beating-bob-marshall