Minneapolis: Andrea Jenkins Becomes First Trans Person To Win A Council Seat In A Major City

Andrea Jenkins has clinched the Ward 8 Minneapolis City Council seat, reports Maine Public Radio (MPR).

Jenkins is the first transgender person to win a council seat in a major city according to MPR.

Jenkins will now represent several neighborhoods in south Minneapolis.

Earlier this evening, Danica Roem won a seat in Virginia’s statehouse on Tuesday, becoming the first transgender person in the nation to hold such an office.