James Gillway

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James Gillway
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Maine House of Representatives District 41
In office
2010 - Present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 4
Base salary$13,852/year (first regular session)
$9,661/year/year (second regular session)
Per diem$38/day, plus $32/day for meals
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
ProfessionTown Manager
Office website
James Gillway is a Republican member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 41 since 2010. Gillway ran in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 41.

Gillway is currently the Town Manager for the town of Searsport, previously serving as the Chief of Police of Searsport.

Gillway earned an Associates degree in Legal Systems from the University of Maine.

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Gillway served on the following committees:

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Gillway served on the following committees:



See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

Gillway won re-election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 41. Gillway ran unopposed in the June 12 Republican primary on June 12, 2012 and defeated Meredith Ares (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Maine House of Representatives, District 41, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJames Gillway Incumbent 51.1% 2,390
     Democratic Meredith Ares 48.9% 2,286
Total Votes 4,676


Gillway's opponent in the November 2 general election was Democratic incumbent Veronica Magnan. According to official results, Gillway defeated Magnan in the November 2 general election. [3]

Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 41 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png James Gillway (R) 2,159 52%
Veronica Magnan (D) 1,937 46% [4]

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Gillway raised $5,608 in contributions. [5]

His top contributor was the Public Fund, which donated $5,138 to his campaign.

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Preceded by
Veronica Magnan (D)
Maine House of Representatives District 41
Succeeded by