Winter Harbor’s Billy Bob Faulkingham, a Republican, is seeking re-election to the Maine Legislature’s House District 12 (Franklin, Sullivan, Sorrento, Hancock, Gouldsboro, Winter Harbor, Steuben). He’s being challenged by independent (unenrolled) candidate Roy Gott of Franklin.

He arrives for an interview in fishing boots, ready to head for the harbor right after coffee. He has the baddest campaign signs in the county, black and white with a profile of his lobster boat, “51.” Yet this fisherman legislator, asked about his ambitions for a third term in the Maine Legislature, replies in a soft voice: “I just wanna do good.”

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