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- What does Gordon do for a living?
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- Is Gordon married or does he have a girlfriend/boyfriend?
- Does Gordon have any children?
- Where is Gordon now?
- How tall is Gordon?
- How much money does Gordon earn?
- What is Gordon’s net worth?
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Who is Mark Gordon?
Mark Gordon is a prominent American politician serving as the 33rd governor of Wyoming since January 7, 2019. Being a member of the Republican Party, previously he served as state treasurer and was appointed to that position by then-Governor Matt Mead on October 26, 2012, to fill the vacancy created by the death of Joseph Meyer.
How Old Is Mark Gordon?
He is 65 years old as of November 2022, having been born on March 14, 1957, in New York City, New York, U.S. Gordon shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Stephen Curry, Albert Einstein (1879-1955), Simone Biles, CookieSwirlC, Chrisean Malone, and many more.
Mark Gordon Family
Who are Mark Gordon’s Parents?
He was born to Crawford Gordon (Father) and Catherine Gordon (Mother). His parents are both ranchers from Kaycee Wyoming.
Does Mark Gordon have Siblings?
There is no news on the internet showing whether he has siblings or was born as an only child. In case there is news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Mark Gordon Education
He received his high school education at St. Paul’s School. After high school, he attended Middlebury College where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in history in 1979.
Mark Gordon’s Marital Status
He is married to the love of his life Jennie Muir Young, they married in 2000. However, she was previously married to the love of his life Sarah Hildreth Gilmore, they married on March 7, 1981, but Sarah died in 1993.
Mark Gordon Kids
news on the internet shows that she has four kids. Two daughters with his late wife Sarah. However, his kids’ names and whereabouts are not mentioned on the internet.
Mark Gordon Career
A Career in the 2008 Congressional Run
In 2008, he was an unsuccessful candidate in the Republican primary for the United States House of Representatives for Wyoming’s at-large congressional district held by Barbara Cubin who was retiring. His main opponent was Cynthia Lummis, also a former state treasurer and wife of Alvin Wiederspahn (Democratic former state representative). Gordon was thus endorsed by former U.S. senator Malcolm Wallop as did the late Joseph B. Meyer who was serving as state treasurer at the time. In the primary, he garnered the endorsements of Wyoming’s two most prominent statewide newspapers, The Casper Star-Tribune and the Wyoming Tribune Eagle. A Career as Treasurer of Wyoming From 2012 to 2019 he was Treasurer of Wyoming. On November 1, 2012, he was sworn in as treasurer by Wyoming Supreme Court Justice William Hill, after being selected by Governor Matt Mead. He was then elected to a full term as treasurer in 2014.
A Career as Governor of Wyoming
A Career in the 2018 Election
In 2016, he declined to run for Cynthia Lummis’s seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, the one he ran for in 2008 and instead ran for governor of Wyoming in 2018. On August 21, he won the Republican primary and the general election on November 6, defeating Democratic state representative Mary Throne. On January 7, 2019, he was inaugurated.
A Career in the 2022 Election
He is running for reelection as governor. And he will face Democratic nominee Theresa Livingston in the general election.
On January 7, 2019, he was sworn in. He went on to impose some restrictions on indoor and outdoor public gatherings amid a November 2020 spike in coronavirus cases. Later that month, he and his wife Jennie Gordon contracted COVID-19. In December 2020, he imposed a statewide mask mandate. The following year in February, he extended that order until the end of the month.
He then announced on March 8, 2021, that he would lift the mask mandate on March 16. The mask of the mandate was then lifted on March 16. He then proposed $500 million in November 2020, in cuts to the Wyoming budget to account for declining revenue from the fossil fuel industry (particularly coal mining) which is crucial to Wyoming’s economy. On April 2, 2021, he signed a budget passed by the Wyoming legislature that cut $430 million instead of the $500 million Gordon proposed. A New York Times investigation revealed in 2021, that Gordon had been targeted by hard-right conservatives such as Susan Gore, the heiress to the Gore-Tex fortune.
Mark Gordon Height and Measurements
His body measurements are not mentioned on n the internet.
Mark Gordon’s Salary and Net Worth
News on the Internet shows that he has a base salary of $105,000 and an unknown net worth.