“I’m thinking about it,” said Mark Gartley ofGartley, who also served as Secretary of State in the 1970s, most recently ran as a Republican in the 2003 Ward 5 race for the Westbrook City Council. He lost to Suzanne Joyce, 52%-48%.
Westbrook, a former Democrat who ran for Congress in the 2nd District in 1974
and ’78, losing to William Cohen and later Olympia Snowe. “I’m really
disappointed in the direction of what’s going on in Washington these days,”
added Gartley, a former Vietnam prisoner of war.
- John C.L. Morgan