Glidden is running for State Representative in Franklin 3-1 to represent St. Albans City and Town. He was born and raised in Vermont and has been politically active since at the age of six, when he went to the Burlington City Council to discuss the importance of sidewalk maintenance after skinning his knee on a crumbling sidewalk. He decide to run after watching the incumbent vote against fair and impartial policing (H.518), minimum wage (S.23), paid family leave (H.107), and voting by mail (S.348). He wants to be an advocate for the people of St. Albans in Montpelier.
He currently works for Outright Vermont, developing and implementing social programs for LGBTQ+ youth as the Statewide Programs Coordinator. He aims to bridge the disparities faced by rural and impoverished youth. He currently serves on the St. Albans Downtown Board and on the Board of Directors for St. Albans for the Future.