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Citizen's Guide - James Gillway


District: 41 (map)

Committe: Transportation

Party: Republican

Family: Bobbie Jo (Wife), 3 Children

Occupation: Town Manager

Previous Service: House: 125

2012 Ratings: MPA 10%; AFL-CIO 6%; MCV 27%; MSEA 0%; NFIB 100%; MWL 30%; MEA 0%


Phone: (207) 548-6429 (home) (207) 323-3250 (cell) (207) 548-6372 (business)


Official Website - Facebook

Address: 79 Bowen Road, Searsport


2012 Election

General: Gillway 2,390; Ares 2,286
Primary: Unopposed
Spending: Gillway: $4,543.05 (Clean Elections Candidate) Ares: $4,921.85 (Clean Elections Candidate)
Endorsements: NFIB

2010 Election

General: Gilway 2,159; Magnan 1,937
Primary: Unopposed

In the News

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Maine towns will vote whether to accept gift of mold-ridden elementary school - Bangor Daily News

2 Dems, 1 Republican flip Bangor-area seats in the Maine House - Bangor Daily News

Desmarais voted in as chairman - By Fran Gonzalez - Republican Journal

This new school has no building so students learn at the beach and on the water - Bangor Daily News

Jack Merrithew remembered - By Fran Gonzalez - Belfast - Waldo - Republican Journal

City Hall, colleagues bid a fond farewell to police officer Gillway - The Ellsworth American

Cuddy wins by 408 votes - Belfast - Waldo - Republican Journal

Searsport considers wastewater treatment upgrades - By Fran Gonzalez - Republican Journal

Searsport votes against Lions Club purchase - By Fran Gonzalez - Republican Journal

Waldo County deeds - Belfast - Waldo - Republican Journal

Five businesses make Searsport their new home - By Fran Gonzalez - Republican Journal

LePage veto leaves Maine 'blue law' in effect, keeping groceries closed on 3 holidays - WGME

Mysterious political fliers causing concern in Searsport — Midcoast — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine - Bangor Daily News

Up to 1500 gallons spilled heating oil launches huge clean-up - By Fran Gonzalez - Republican Journal

Waldo County, deed transfers -

The state's first high school for future sailors is getting closer to opening - Bangor Daily News

Will the Belgrade town manager's performance be affected if he's elected as a state rep? Some residents think so. - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Candidate or not, a veterans' advocate raises red flags - Press Herald

Searsport welcomes two new businesses - Belfast - Waldo - Republican Journal

Controversial metal recycling company eyeing Searsport — Midcoast — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine - Bangor Daily News

Maine Ocean School to host launch party - By Stephanie Grinnell - Republican Journal

Maine Ocean School, a high school magnet school planned for Searsport, holds planning session -

Searsport chemical company expanding, joining forces with Mexican firm - Bangor Daily News

Students query selectmen about skate park, homelessness, Trump - By Fran Gonzalez - Republican Journal

Searsport Dredging and Port Upgrade on MDOT Plan for 2018 - Freepress Online

Eye on Augusta: LGBTQ Conversion Therapy, Female Genital Mutilation & Internet Privacy - Freepress Online

Proposed magnet school in Searsport would focus on marine trades - Bangor Daily News

Searsport voters approve $475000 for town wharf -

Mainers Approve Medicaid Expansion in a Landslide - Freepress Online

GOP caucus hears from candidates - By Carolyn Zachary - Republican Journal

Retiring city cop thanked for giving "40 years to the badge and the gun" - The Ellsworth American

Cannabis gets cold reception in Searsport - By Stephanie Grinnell - Republican Journal

County Republicans savor successes - By Carolyn Zachary - Belfast - Waldo - Republican Journal

Maine Maritime Academy dean's list - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Eye on Augusta: Maine House Upholds Veto of Bill to Tax & Regulate Pot Sales - Freepress Online

Searsport Automotive opens at new location - Belfast - Waldo - Republican Journal

Hailey Mello receives Julia Clukey Courage Award - Waldo VillageSoup - Republican Journal

Second barn of historic Mortland farm to be demolished - By Jordan Bailey - Republican Journal

Serving the Public - Freepress Online

Here's why your Thanksgiving shopping options are limited in Maine - Bangor Daily News

RSU 20 - Press Herald

Ellsworth Police Department announces promotions - The Ellsworth American

What's next? Searsport struggles to find a unified vision for the future - Bangor Daily News

Bill to allow concealed weapons without permits draws hundreds to State House hearing - Press Herald

Grimmel, four other junkyard permits renewed - By Stephanie Grinnell - Republican Journal

Officials debrief Aug. 2 traffic nightmare - By Jordan Bailey - Republican Journal

Searsport's Mack Point is pivot in Maine's port strategy -

Community celebrates Sears Island's new entryway - By Jordan Bailey - Republican Journal

Bill to install suicide prevention fence on Penobscot Narrows Bridge fails in committee - Bangor Daily News