Lisa Mandelblatt

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Lisa Mandelblatt
Born Template:Birth based on age as of date
Residence Westfield, New Jersey[1]
Nationality American
Education Jonathan Dayton High School
in Springfield, NJ
Cornell University
Fordham Law School[2]
Occupation teacher, lawyer, activist[3]
Political party Democrat
Spouse(s) Gary Mandelblatt[2]

Lisa Mandelblatt is an American lawyer and educator based in New Jersey running as a Democrat for Congress in New Jersey's 7th congressional district.[4][5][6][7][8] According to several sources, her campaign raised $258,600 in two months,[9][10][11][12] and in October 2017 is leading the democratic contenders in terms of campaign cash.[13] She is a teacher and community activist and former criminal defense lawyer.[1][14][7] In terms of her positions, she advocates maintaining state and local and property tax deductions in the federal tax code,[15] as well as common sense gun control legislation.[16] She marched in protest against Donald Trump at the 2017 Women's March in Washington, D.C.[17] In DailyKos, she criticized Trump's voter fraud commission as an attempt at voter suppression.[18] According to ABC News, Mandelblatt was inspired to run for Congress while participating in the 2017 Women's March along with Lacey Rzeszowski.[19][20][21]



  1. 1.0 1.1 Jonathan D. Salant (May 3, 2017). "They're already lining up to challenge N.J.'s Lance in 2018". (Advance Media). Retrieved May 8, 2017. "...Lisa Mandelblatt, a teacher in Westfield ...." 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Gary Mandelblatt Marries Lisa Wallach, Law Student". The New York Times. April 2, 1989. Retrieved May 25, 2017. 
  3. Christian Science Monitor, June 9, 2017, Surge in first-time women candidates running for public office, inspired by presidential election -- In recent months, women from all 50 US states have begun to pursue paths toward running for public office. Many of these women claim that the election inspired them to get involved, Retrieved July 9, 2017, "...newly hopeful after encountering thousands of women.."
  4. Alyana Alfaro, May 17, 2017, The Observer, Lance Challenger Pushes for Special Russia Prosecutor, Retrieved May 22, 2017, "...Lisa Mandelblatt, a Democrat and former criminal defense lawyer challenging Rep. Leonard Lance in 2018, joined a protest outside of the congressman’s office ... pressuring him to support an independent investigation into President Trump and Russia.... “The way to keep Trump in check is to have members of Congress who are willing to stand up to him,”...
  5. POR JOCELYN NOVECK (June 5, 2017). "Muchas mujeres se incorporan a la política en la era Trump". El Nuevo Herald. Retrieved May 25, 2017. "...(in Spanish) ... Lisa Mandelblatt, abogada y profesora de Westfield, Nueva Jersey... “Empecé a sentir que esto está bajo control, todo va a estar bien”, señaló Mandelblatt, quien tiene 53 ... la del republicano Leonard Lance...." 
  6. Jennifer Altmann, April 27, 2017, New Jersey Jewish News, NJ women wade into politics: New gen of activists inspired by tikkun olam, desire to shake up current elected leadership, Retrieved May 22, 2017, "...Since then, the former attorney has spent much of her free time making her voice heard ... She has plotted campaign strategy ... conducted research on legislation ..."
  7. 7.0 7.1 Ron Kampeas, August 10, 2017, Jewish Telegraphic Agency, These Jewish women are running for office because of Donald Trump, Retrieved August 20, 2017, "...She’s raised $260,000 ... mostly from small donations...."
  8. May 6, 2017, Clarin Mundo, (Spanish-language newspaper), AP, Muchas mujeres se incorporan a la política para luchar contra Donald Trump, Retrieved August 24, 2017, "..."Empecé a sentir que esto está bajo control, todo va a estar bien", señaló Mandelblatt, quien tiene 53 años ... la Cámara de Representantes nacional en el 2018..."
  9. Alyana Alfaro, July 12, 2017, The Observer, NJ Democrats Challenging Lance, Frelinghuysen Rake in Funds, Retrieved July 13, 2017, "...Lisa Mandelblatt, a Democrat challenging Rep. Leonard Lance (R-7) ... the candidate has raised $258,600 in two months...."
  10. John O'Connor, July 18, 2017, WNYC News, How New York And New Jersey's 2018 Congressional Races Are Shaping Up, Retrieved July 17, 2017, "...Attorney Lisa Mandelblatt has raised $250,000 dollars for her challenge..."
  11. Colleen O'Dea, August 4, 2017, NJ Spotlight, NEVER TOO EARLY TO PLAN A HOUSE RACE IN 3 TARGETED REPUBLICAN DISTRICTS, Retrieved August 20, 2017, "...The candidate with the most money is Lisa Mandelblatt ... leads the group of challengers with $259,000 raised and $203,000 cash...."
  12. Alyana Alfaro, The Observer, July 17, 2017, Millions Pouring Into NJ House Races for 2018 Midterms, Retrieved August 24, 2017, "...CHALLENGER LISA MANDELBLATT (D) Total receipts: $258,649.84 Total spent: $55,660.39 Cash on hand: $202,989.45..."
  13. Insider NJ, October 19, 2017, WHO’S UP AND WHO’S DOWN: Week of the Second and Final Guv Debate, Retrieved October 20, 2017, "... “Mandy” registered the most with $235,050. Never a prolific fundraiser..."
  14. Jonathan D. Salant (May 6, 2017). "2 N.J. Republicans could face trouble with voters after Obamacare repeal vote". (Advance Media). Retrieved May 8, 2017. "...Lisa Mandelblatt, a teacher from Westfield ...." 
  15. September 19, 2017, TAPinto News, Seventh District Congressional Candidate Mandelblatt Calls on Lance to Come Clean on GOP Tax Cut Scheme That Would Devastate New Jersey Taxpayers, Retrieved September 20, 2017, "...The GOP proposal could eliminate deductions for state and local income taxes as well as property taxes..."
  16. Lisamandelblatt, October 7, 2017, DailyKos, We Can and We Must, Retrieved October 7, 2017, "... My representative Leonard Lance, with his A rating from the NRA, wants to loosen federal laws ... He voted in favor of concealed carry reciprocity ... Lance also voted to allow people with mental disabilities to legally purchase guns .."
  17. Aaron Davis and Julia Carpenter and Moriah Balingit (January 21, 2017). "Organizers: Crowd too big to march on White House". Washington Post. Retrieved May 25, 2017. "...“I don’t really care. Whether we’re in the official march or not,” her friend Lisa Mandelblatt, 52, said...." 
  18. Lisa Mandelblatt (July 7, 2017). "Every Vote Should Count". DailyKos. Retrieved July 9, 2017. "...really going on with this Commission? It is an effort by the President and Vice President at voter suppression ..." 
  19. JOCELYN NOVECK, AP NATIONAL WRITER (June 6, 2017). "State elections see infusion of first-time women candidates". US News. Retrieved May 25, 2017. "... Mandelblatt ... recalls feeling "stunned and horrified" after Trump defeated Hillary Clinton, but newly hopeful after encountering the thousands of women ... says Mandelblatt, 53, ... "We're gonna be OK."..." 
  20. Staff writer (June 5, 2017). "Progressive Democrats to host congressional candidate forum". Hunterdon Review. Retrieved May 25, 2017. 
  21. Scott Crass (June 5, 2017). "IN PREAKNESS AFTERMATH, ARE DEMOCRATS ALWAYS DREAMING BY TARGETING RELIABLY GOP HOUSE SEATS?". The Moderate Voice. Retrieved May 25, 2017. "...Mandelblatt ... appears to be generating the most excitement..." 

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