Randy Poulton recieved the endorsement of the Maine Republican Liberty Caucus in his GOP primary for the House District 42 seat representing Brooks, Jackson, Monroe, Swanville, Waldo and Winterport.

“Randy Poulton has demonstrated leadership in his community and as a successful businessman, which is an asset for a member of the Legislature,” said Maine RLC Chair R. Kenneth Lindell, a former legislator.

The Maine RLC Chapter voted unanimously during its state meeting to recommend that Poulton be endorsed in his primary.

Poulton, a civil engineer, is Vice President of Nickerson and O’Day, one of Maine’s largest building contractors. He has overseen the construction of projects for many of the area’s businesses and healthcare providers. He started his career as a field engineer for WBRC Architects/Engineers.

From 1996 to 2005, Poulton worked in Augusta as the Construction Services Manager for the Maine State Housing Authority, where he was responsible for construction of over $500 million worth of affordable housing for Maine people.

Poulton’s community service includes serving as the past-Chair of the Winterport Planning Board as well as on that town’s Charter Commission and Board of Appeals. He is a former Chair of Harbor Schools of Maine and former Treasurer of Friends of Fort Knox. He is active in several professional organizations including Chair of the Building Committee for the Associated General Contractors of Maine. Recently, Poulton was appointed to the State of Maine’s Blue Ribbon Commission on Affordable Housing.