Moderates won the day in Virginia’s soon-to-be Democratic House as Eileen Filler-Corn beat out the left-leaning Lashrecse Aird.
With Democrats finally in control, the state is poised to take the ERA over a crucial hurdle.
Roem was first elected to the House of Delegates in 2017. She has since become a national political figure.
Republicans risk losing their last footholds of power in the Old Dominion.
Millions of Virginians are threatened by sea level rise, and climate change groups are working hard to elect Democrats who will combat the issue.
And Democrats controlling the Virginia state legislature in 2020 would have long-lasting effects for the party nationwide.
The court ruled that Republicans in the Virginia House of Delegates did not have standing to appeal a lower court ruling that struck down the old map.
The court struck down 11 districts in the Virginia House of Delegates. Lawmakers have until Oct. 30 to redraw them.
A combined 43 million people owe more than $1.3 trillion in student loans. About 4.6 million of them were in default at the end of last year.