Republican Gabriel Gomez, three weeks after US Senate loss, open to running for office again

Top Republicans see a political future for Gabriel E. Gomez.
Top Republicans see a political future for Gabriel E. Gomez.Jessica Rinaldi for the Boston Globe

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COHASSET — Less than three weeks after losing a special US Senate election, Republican Gabriel E. Gomez said he is open to making another run for political office.

“If something does pop up and I’ve got the same passion that I had for this last race, then I would be interested in it,” he said.

In his first postelection interview, Gomez was reflective about his US Senate run, admitted to some missteps in his initial high-profile bid for elective office, but appeared to be at peace with the results of the race.

Life has mostly returned to normal for the 47-year-old former private equity investor and Navy SEAL. Instead of crisscrossing the state for campaign events, Gomez’s days are busy taking care of his four children, spending time with his wife, and lacing up his neon green-and-blue New Balance sneakers for long runs along Cohasset’s picturesque streets.

But Gomez said, if the opportunity feels right, he may return to pounding the pavement on the campaign trail.

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