Sarah McBride Becomes First Transgender Woman To Become A United States Senator

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Sarah McBride Becomes First Transgender Woman To Become A United States Senator

Sarah McBride made history after she won a seat in the Delaware state Senate.

She is now the first openly transgender state senator in the United States.

McBride, 30, will also be the nation’s highest-ranking openly transgender elected official.

She defeated her Republican opponent, Steven Washington, 73% to 27%, with all precincts reporting.

McBride tweeted after her win on Tuesday night: “I hope tonight shows an LGBTQ kid that our democracy is big enough for them, too.”

Sarah McBride Becomes First Transgender Woman To Become A United States Senator

The Human Rights Campaign, for which McBride is a spokesperson, took to Twitter to congratulate her.

“We’re so proud of you for this historic win,” the group wrote.

Sarah McBride Becomes First Transgender Woman To Become A United States Senator

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