James Camacho Moylan announces intent to run for Senator

Senator James Moylan (file photo)

The first non-incumbent senator has publicly announced his intent to run for the Guam Legislature today.

Guam – James Camacho Moylan filed his organizational report at the GEC this morning. He is the son of the late John Francis Moylan and Maria Camacho Moylan. Moylan currently manages the government accounts for Netcare life and health insurance company, he was a commissioned officer and veteran of the U.S. armed forces, a parole officer for DOC, a small business owner, and a Chamber of Commerce board member. Moylan will be running as Republican and he says his focus will be on strengthening the economy and creating jobs. The organizational papers he filed today allows him to begin fund raising for his campaign.  Candidates can’t file their official bid for candidacy until April 17th. The deadline to file for candidacy is on June 26th.

PNC asked, “Why did you decide to file your organizational report so early?” Moylan replied saying, “You gotta beat em. We did file soon because we’re anxious. We’re anxious to get going. We’re ready to work. We’re ready to work for the people of Guam because they can expect more from us. That’s the reason why.”

Moylan is not the first non-incumbent senator to file an organizational report, but he is the first to publicly announce his bid for the legislature. Three other non-incumbents have filed an organizational report for senator namely, Jack Hattig III, Jaydeen Catherine Dela Cruz and Amanda Blas.

Others who have filed organizational reports include Senator Mike San Nicolas, former Governor Carl T.C. Gutierrez, Lt. Govenor Ray Tenorio, Senator Dennis Rodriguez Jr., former Senator Lou Leon Guerrero and Josh Tenorio, Senator Tommy Morrison, Vice-Speaker Therese Terlaje, Senator Jim Espaldon, Speaker B.J. Cruz, Senator Telena Nelson, Senator Regine Biscoe Lee, Senator Frank Aguon Jr. and former A.G. and U.S. Attorney Alicia Limtiaco.