MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minneapolis will now have two transgender members of its city council.

City officials say Barb Johnson, who has served on the council’s since 1997, lost the Ward 4 election to Phillippe Cunningham, a former staffer to Mayor Betsy Hodges and a transgender man.

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Phillippe Cunningham (credit: Phillippe Cunningham For Minneapolis/Facebook)

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Andrea Jenkins made history in Ward 8 Tuesday night as the first transgender member of a major city council in the country. With Cunningham’s election, two of the 13 seats on the Minneapolis City Council will be held by transgender individuals.

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On Mayor Hodges’s staff, Cunningham focused on “education, youth success, racial equity, and LGBTQ rights,” according to his campaign website. He also worked as a special education teacher in Chicago.