- Mark Leno at a glance
Born: Sept. 24, 1951 in Milwaukee, Wis.
Education: Attended University of Colorado;
Bachelor of Arts, American College of Jerusalem, where he was
valedictorian; rabbinical studies at The Hebrew Union College in
New York City.
Career: Owns Budget Signs in San Francisco.
Political career: San Francisco County Board of
Supervisors, 1998-2002; California Assembly, 2002-08; State Senate,
Senate district: 3rd District, including all of
Marin County and parts of San Francisco and Sonoma counties. He
chairs the Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee.
— Source: Mark Leno
Posted: Saturday, August 20, 2011 12:00 am
Updated: 10:41 am, Sat Aug 20, 2011.
State Sen. Mark Leno is a high-profile Democrat from San
Francisco who is passionate about equality toward all people.
What makes him a well-known legislator is that he's openly gay
and is an outspoken gay rights advocate.
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