Candidate Survey: Robert Bass for Montgomery County Sheriff

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Name *

Robert Bass

Age *

50

Office Sought *

Sheriff

County *

Montgomery

District, if applicable *

MoCo

Political Party *

Democrat

Education *

BA in Criminal Justice and MSA

Career/Occupation *

Security Company Owner

Political Experience *

Shop Steward

Social Media Accounts *

@bassforsheriff

Website *

BassforSheriff.com

Why are you running for office? *

Sheriff of Montgomery County

Who do you consider your political role model, and why? *

Barack Obama, because he created strong policy on prisons and policing.

What is your favorite book about politics and policy, and why? *

"Dreams of my Fathers" Barack Obama, because he made history and I hope to make history as well.

What will be your top priority in office? *

Hiring from the community and creating healthy outlets for youth in the county.

What is the biggest issue facing your area? *

The pandemic has effected all and that is within the context of existing challenges pressures on the family like putting food on the table or keeping the kids safe.

What are the three biggest issues facing Maryland? *

The pandemic continues to effect families and business. Education is among the top issues of 2021. We need a fair livable wage.

What is your position on life issues? (abortion, assisted suicide) *

Pro Choice. No position on assisted suicide.

What is your position on taxes and spending? *

responsible spending on the services our community needs.

What is your position on gun rights? *

We should not allow ownership for military grade weapons.

What is your position on the legalization of marijuana? *

If you are responsible legalize it.

What is your position on the current three-tiered system for the sale and distribution of alcohol? *

No position

What is your position on land use, growth, and development? *

Smart Growth is important and planning development with keeping the environment in the forefront.

What is your position on crime and public safety? *

I believe that we take a wholistic approach to Law Enforcement and new leadership that can do that.

What is your position on county tax caps? *

No position.

Was Joe Biden legitimately elected President of the United States in the November 2020 Election? *

Yes

Do you pledge to accept the results of your election? *

Yes