It has never happened before and it’s a first for New Jersey. A LGBT candidate has decided to run for a very high office: the U.S. Congress. His name is Ed Potosnak. He’s a science teacher and helped run a small business. But after watching first-term Republican Congressman Leonard Lance of the 7th District prance around with the conservative fringe during the past two years, Potosnak decided he could do a better job in Washington.
Potosnak says that since being elected just two years ago, his opponent is “completely out of touch with his constituents.”