Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick

Jon Bramnick is the Republican Leader of the New Jersey General Assembly. He has held that top-ranking post since January of 2012. He currently represents the 21st Legislative District in the Assembly which includes Union, Somerset and Morris counties.

Jon grew up in Plainfield and graduated from Plainfield High School. He also served on the Plainfield City Council. His parents owned their family business in Plainfield, Lazaar’s Stationers, for over 50 years.

Jon holds the title “Funniest Lawyer in New Jersey” after winning contests sponsored by the bar association at Rascals Comedy Club. He often volunteers his services as a comedic auctioneer on behalf of non-profit organizations.

Jon is also a partner in the law firm of Bramnick, Rodriguez, Mitterhoff, Grabas & Woodruff, based in Scotch Plains. He holds a B.A. in political science from Syracuse University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He also holds a J.D. from Hofstra University’s School of Law. He resides in Westfield with his wife Patricia and has two grown children, Brent and Abigail. Jon and Patricia are recent grandparents.


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