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Candidate Survey: Carol Bruce for Harford County Board of Education, District E
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Board of Education
District, if applicable*
BS & MBA Morgan State College and Morgan State University
Retired Civil Servant
Harford County Board of Elections/Chair Harford County Democratic Central Cmmittee
Social Media Accounts*
Why are you running for office?*
To provide input in the success of student education in Harford County.
Who do you consider your political role model, and why?*
Past President Obama because he did not let what other said about him impact his goals to help others.
What is your favorite book about politics and policy, and why?*
I have read many books during my lifetime, Gifted Hands by Dr. Ben Carson. I am now reading the 1619 Project.
What will be your top priority in office?*
Reduction of the educator shortage with a strong recruitment campaign.
What is the biggest issue facing your area?*
DEI, diversity, equity and inclusion
What are the three biggest issues facing Maryland?*
Funding is always an issue; gender and nonbinary; mental health issues as a result of the pandemic
What is your position on life issues? (abortion, assisted suicide)*
I believe an individual has the right to choose
What is your position on taxes and spending?*
I believe in a uniform tax rate and getting rid of loopholes. Spending should be based on an established approved realistic buget.
What is your position on gun rights?*
We need to regulations that established laws that govern the use of guns for specific needs that do not include recreation. There should be a ban on all automatic weapons outside of military use.
What is your position on the legalization of marijuana?*
I am against legalizing marijuana.
What is your position on the current three-tiered system for the sale and distribution of alcohol?*
I am not familiar with this system. I am against alcohol sales for persons under the age of 21.
What is your position on land use, growth, and development?*
I do not agree with over development of areas that lack adequate space for parking and recreational areas.
What is your position on crime and public safety?*
I agree that there is a problem with crime. Mental health and lack of services to address these issues are at root of the problem.
What is your position on county tax caps?*
I have no position on this issue.
Was Joe Biden legitimately elected President of the United States in the November 2020 Election?*
Do you pledge to accept the results of your election?*