Senator Scott Wiener's Statement Remembering Harry Britt

June 24, 2020

SACRAMENTO - Today, Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) released the following statement upon learning that Harry Britt, a gay man and member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors who succeeded Harvey Milk, had passed away:

“Harry Britt was a pioneer in the LGBTQ community’s entry into electoral politics. He deeply understood that while our allies are essential, we must have our own seat at the table. Harry helped create political space for people like me to serve in elected office. Harry’s death is a tragedy. He will be missed.”