On Wednesday, former astronaut Mark Kelly will be sworn in as a US senator for Arizona.
According to CNN, Kelly defeated Republican Sen.
Martha McSally in a special election by more than 78,000 votes.
He is married to former Arizona Rep.
Gabby Giffords, who was shot and nearly killed in 2011 and is now a leader in the movement against gun violence.
Kelly campaigned on improving gun safety laws, improving services for veterans, and quality healthcare for Arizonians.