Mr. Lion served four years in the United States Air Force and ten years in the Connecticut Air National Guard. He has run for Mayor of Hartford twice and State Rep in the Hartford area three times. He sought a position on the Manchester Board of Directors in 2013 and 2015, and ran for State Rep District 9 in 2014. This is his 9th time running for public office; in that time, he has never accepted even one penny in campaign contributions or public funding. Mr. Lion served for five years as Chairman of the Libertarian Party of Connecticut (2003-2008).
US Congress, District 2:
Mr. Reale is a past Chair of the LPCT. A paralegal, he has advised dozens of homeowners fighting foreclosure efforts in the fallout of the 2008 housing crisis. He has run for US Congress in the 2nd District three times. Mr. Reale takes his campaign promises seriously - he has sworn to them and would face perjury charges were he to neglect them in office.