About Danica Roem
Delegate Danica Roem represents the Thirteenth District in the Virginia House of Delegates. Danica is stepmom and a lifelong resident of the Thirteenth District. After winning a historic election in 2017 to become the first out-and-seated transgender state legislator in American history, Danica joined a bipartisan coalition of state lawmakers in 2018 to expand Medicaid to 400,000 uninsured Virginians and raise teacher pay throughout the commonwealth. She also helped bring the first commuter bus line to the western part of her district. Danica continues to advocate for fixing Route 28; expanding access to quality, affordable health insurance; increasing government accountability; and making Virginia a more inclusive commonwealth.