Ilhan Omar, a member of the Progressive wing known as "The Squad", via Gage Skidmore

Maxwell Frost won the Democratic primary for Florida’s 10th Congressional District on Tuesday night, virtually ensuring the 25-year-old progressive activist will become the first Gen Z member of Congress.

“I think this one shows the country, don’t count us out. Don’t count out young people,” he told NBC News after his win.

Frost, who previously worked as a top organizer with the American Civil Liberties Union and March for Our Lives, focused his campaign on ending gun violence, battling climate change and supporting “Medicare for All.”

Frost defeated two controversial former House members, Alan Grayson and Corrine Brown, and state Sen. Randolph Bracy in the primary for the Orlando-centric district, which is heavily Democratic. The seat was previously held by Rep. Val Demings, who is now challenging Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.).

Read more at HuffPost.

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