Anders Wallner has previously held elected office on a local level in Malmö. From 2007 to 2008, he was a member of the party's ruling party board of directors. in 2010, he became a member of the Stockholm City Council. He was previously assistant to party spokesperson Maria Wetterstrand. In 2007, he was press officer for Stockholm Pride.
In May 2011, Anders Wallner was wounded in a stabbing at a subway station in Stockholm.
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- "Knivskuren MP-politiker: Jag mår bra". Svenska dagbladet. 1 May 2011.