California Ballot Breakdown

SD11: Scott Wiener vs. Jackie Fielder

Housing is front and center in San Francisco’s state senate race, where a prolific legislator faces a left-flank challenger who’s secured enough funding and endorsements to pose a serious threat. We speak to both candidates about how their politics would shape California’s response to its housing crisis.

Plus: everything you need to know about the mechanics of voting this year, from COVID measures, to mail-in rules, to how new “voting centers” work.

  • 01:09 Ariel Boone on California’s pandemic voting challenges
  • 08:45 Scott Wiener, State Senator for District 11 (San Francisco)
  • 33:52 Jackie Fielder, Democratic Socialist contesting for the D11 seat

Music credits:

T Shirt Weather” by Poddington Bear, used under CC BY-NC 3.0 US

 “Something Elated” by Broke for Free, used under CC BY 3.0 US

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