New Jersey Politics

The Lesniak Institute for American Leadership

The Lesniak Institute is developing the next generation of American leaders by teaching the principles of effective advocacy, offering first-hand experience through its causes, and partnering with grassroots organizations. The Institute is named for Senator Raymond J. Lesniak who authored and sponsored hundreds of laws during his 40 years in the New Jersey Legislature to advance human rights and the quality of life for millions.

The Progressive Democrats of New Jersey (PDNJ)

If you are a potential or current candidate during the 2022 election cycle at the municipal, county, state, or federal level, and are interested in receiving PDNJ’s endorsement and support please fill out the form below.

If you know of a candidate that you believe aligns with PDNJ’s platform and values, please share this application with them!