Lonny Leitner specializes in political training, campaign management, and voter education.
Before joining LS2group, Lonny served as a Regional Director for 501(c)3 non profit political training institute American Majority and 501(c)4 American Majority Action.
Lonny headed up American Majority’s efforts in the upper Midwest as well as the battleground state of Florida. In the 2010 election cycle, he helped train 100 candidates in Minnesota running for local, state, and federal offices, of which 94 won their primaries.
That same election cycle, Lonny spearheaded American Majority Action’s Get Out the Vote efforts in Wisconsin. The group targeted a U.S. Senate race and three U.S. Congressional races, winning three out of the four contests.
In 2012, Lonny oversaw the Get Out the Vote efforts in six target counties in Florida where they saw increases in the conservative vote turnout compared to the 2008 results.
Lonny has worked on several campaigns in Minnesota. He worked for U.S. Senator Rod Grams in 2000 and Mark Kennedy’s successful re-election campaign in 2002. He led the charge in 2004 as a regional field director for Bush-Cheney and was political director for Congressman Mark Kennedy’s U.S. Senate bid in 2006.
Lonny has also worked on federal campaigns in Texas for Congressman Henry Bonilla and Washington State for Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers, and most recently as campaign manager for Adam Hasner’s U.S. Senate race in Florida.
Lonny attended Cretin Derham Hall High School in Saint Paul, Minn., and graduated from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisc. with a Bachelor of Arts in political science.