Republican who was elected to be a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 2001. He is also an inventor who holds several patents including one for a device that reduces the pollution from power plants.
He studied chemical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts.
He advocates the revival of state sovereignty and believes that individual states should have power over the federal government.
He has five children with his wife Lisa Mullins.
He has been interviewed by Glenn Beck on Fox News about his views on state sovereignty.