Scott Wiener

Democratic State Senator who represents California’s 11th Senate District (San Francisco)

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Member of San Francisco Board of Supervisors for the 8th District (Castro, Noe Valley and the Mission), where he serves as the Chair of the Land Use and Economic Development Committee

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QAnon followers are targeting incumbent lawmakers with vicious online attacks and death threats. California State Senator Scott Wiener is one of those lawmakers.

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