Former elected RLC members R. Kenneth Lindell and Toby Nixon are running to be elected to their former State Representative posts in Maine and Washington state.
Ken Lindell is the RLC State Chair in Maine and was the State Coordinator of the Ron Paul for President campaign. He served in the Maine legislature from January, 2005 to January, 2007. He also attended the 2006 RLC National Convention in Orlando, Florida. Ken recently won his primary against two opponents. He received 229 votes; his opponents received 182 and 143 votes, respectively. If elected, he will represent Orland, Frankfort, Prospect, Stockton Springs, Verona Island, and Searsport in Maine. He will face Democrat Lance Weddell in the general election.
Toby Nixon is the former RLC state contact in Washington state. Toby served as State Representative for the 45th District from January, 2002, through January, 2007. Toby has been active in the community for many years. He serves as president and a member of the Board of Directors of the Washington Coalition for Open Government, a member of the Executive Committee of the Washington state chapter of Republicans for Environmental Protection, a member of the Board of Directors of Heart of America Northwest (one of the leading organizations advocating for cleanup of the Hanford nuclear site), and on the Advisery Council of Youth Eastside Services (YES). He will face Democrat Roger Goodman in the general election.