Democrats and Progressives are short one seat for a veto-proof majority.
Browning, who is known for her uncompromising principles, demanded that the House reconvene during Covid.
Scheuermann, a Republican who’s been in the House since 2006, collected 1,925 votes to beat Democratic challenger Jo Sabel Courtney, who had 1,406.
Democrat challenger Alyssa Black had 1,445 votes while Republican incumbent Republican Rep. Bob Bancroft had 1,141 votes in Tuesday’s balloting.
In 2019, Alyssa Black was a prominent advocate for a policy to establish a waiting period for handgun purchases. Now she hopes to unseat an incumbent House Republican.
Democratic leaders hope to maintain a supermajority coalition in the Legislature with the ability to override a governor’s veto.