San Diego (AP) — San Diego has elected California’s youngest U.S. House representative.

At 31, Democrat Sara Jacobs handily beat fellow Democrat Georgette Gomez in the diverse 53rd District that covers much of the urban core of San Diego. Gomez, a 45-year-old San Diego city councilwoman who was endorsed by the local Democratic Party, conceded the race hours after the polls closed on Election Day.

Jacobs, a U.S. State Department contractor under the Obama administration, will replace veteran Democratic Rep. Susan Davis who was reelected to 10 terms before announcing her plan to retire.

Jacobs joins a growing contingent of millennials in Congress, including Democratic women such as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota.

Jacobs is the granddaughter of Qualcomm founder and billionaire Irwin Jacobs. She sai her priorities will be pandemic relief for small businesses and battling climate change, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Jacobs, who worked at UNICEF and the United Nations, has also vowed to help improve the relationship of the U.S. with its allies.

Jacobs told the Union-Tribune she has “big shoes to fill," pointing out that Davis is respected by Republicans and Democrats alike in the district.

Davis congratulated Jacobs for the win.

“I’m really confident she’ll demonstrate to people her competence and ability to get things done,” Davis told the newspaper.

But she said Jacobs should not be surprised if people underestimate her as a young woman.

“She may experience people thinking she’s a staff member, that could happen,” Davis said. “I certainly had my stories initially.”