The BIPAC Action Fund announced its endorsement of Leonard Lance in his campaign for the U.S. House on September 4, 2018.
Congressman Leonard Lance currently represents New Jersey’s Seventh Congressional District and is running for reelection on a platform of smaller government, less spending, and real reform in Washington.
Having been involved in running a small family law practice, Leonard Lance understands first-hand the importance of eliminating red tape and regulations burdens on small businesses. He has been endorsed by leading business groups for championing policies that encourage economic growth, job creation, and a less intrusive federal government.
As the only New Jersey Republican on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Rep. Lance has voted to take full advantage of our Nation’s energy potential, supporting the Keystone Pipeline bill, ending the ban on oil exports, and stopping the Obama Administration’s unprecedented regulatory attack on affordable and reliable electricity.
Leonard Lance holds a bachelor’s degree from Lehigh University, a law degree from Vanderbilt University, and a master’s degree from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs of Princeton University.
Prior to coming to Congress, Leonard served as a member of the New Jersey Legislature where he took on Govs. Whitman and McGreevey over borrowing without voter approval. He is the author of the 2008 Lance Amendment to the New Jersey Constitution that prohibits further state borrowing without voter approval.
Percent Candidate Party Votes Winner
51.7% Tom Malinowski Dem 166,985 ✓
46.7% Leonard Lance* GOP 150,785
1.5% Other 4,972