Stories about Gordon Mank Jr.


House candidate says he considers himself Rockland resident even though he lives in Rockport

By Stephen Betts on Sept. 11, 2012, at 3:20 p.m.
The Republican candidate for a local Maine House seat said he plans to remain in the race and is fed up with questions about his residency. Gordon Mank Jr. said Monday evening that even though he and his family have lived since 1999 at the Hospitality House …

Rockland House candidate defends residency

By Stephen Betts on Aug. 16, 2012, at 5:02 p.m.
A candidate for the Maine House seat that represents Rockland and part of Owls Head said he is a legal resident of Rockland even though he is living at the homeless shelter in Rockport that he operates. “My legal residence is Rockland,” Gordon Mank Jr. said on …

Mank beats Raye by 2 votes in Rockland-area House recount

By Matthew Stone on June 19, 2012, at 4:04 p.m.
AUGUSTA | A Rockland Republican has squeaked by his rival in a GOP House primary decided by just two votes, the Maine Secretary of State’s office confirmed Tuesday in a recount. Gordon Mank Jr. edged out rival James Raye 166-164 in the Republican primary for House District 47, which …

Recount planned for Rockland House district primary won by 2 votes

The Associated Press on June 18, 2012, at 10:54 a.m.
AUGUSTA | Maine election officials have scheduled a ballot recount in a state House primary race that was decided by two votes. Officials say a recount will be held Tuesday for the House District 47 Republican primary, which covers Rockland and part of Owls Head. Unofficial results from last …

Republican candidates for Rockland-area House seat only three votes apart

By Stephen Betts on June 12, 2012, at 10:16 p.m.
Gordon Mank Jr. of Rockland ended Tuesday night with three more votes than fellow Republican James Raye of Rockland for their party’s nomination for the Maine House seat that represents Rockland and part of neighboring Owls Head. Raye, a former mayor in Rockland, said he would ask …

Candidates step forward for legislative seats in Knox County

By Stephen Betts on March 15, 2012, at 7:15 p.m.
ROCKLAND | As the March 15 deadline arrived Thursday, the political parties filled their slate of candidates for legislative seats representing Knox County communities. This week, William Maddox of Rockport filed nomination papers with the Maine secretary of state to be the Republican nominee for Maine House District 46. …