John S. Wisniewski
(born June 28, 1962) is an American Democratic Party politician
, who has served in the New Jersey General Assembly
since 1996, where he represents the 19th Legislative District
Democrats statewide saw a net gain of three seats in the Assembly in the 1995 elections, with two of the pickups coming in the 19th District where Arline Friscia
and Wisniewski knocked off the Republican incumbents Stephen A. Mikulak
and Ernest L. Oros
. , The Press of Atlantic City
, November 8, 1995. Accessed July 7, 2010. "In the 19th, the Democratic sweep will bring John Wisniewski and Arline Friscia to office."
In the Assembly he has served as the Deputy Speaker since 2004, was the Assistant Majority Leader from 2002–2003 and was the Deputy Minority Conference Leader 1998-2001. Wisniewski serves in the Assembly on the Transportation, Public Works and Independent Authorities Committee (as Chair), the Appropriations Committee and the Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee., New Jersey Legislature
. Accessed August 12, 2007.
On January 27, 2010, Wisniewski was selected to succeed Joseph Cryan
as the Chairman of the New Jersey Democratic State Committee
In the Assembly, Wisniewski has introduced legislation that includes the Work First New Jersey Act, which required individuals to work at jobs or in community services as a condition of their benefits, the Dormitory Safety... Read More