Candidate Survey: Johnny Ray Salling for State Senate, District 6 Candidate Survey


Name *

Johnny Ray Salling

Age *


Office Sought *

State Senate

County *

Baltimore County

District, if applicable *


Political Party *


Education *

2 years of college and US Army 3 years

Career/Occupation *

State Senator

Political Experience *

7 years

Social Media Accounts *

Facebook , Twitter

Website *


Why are you running for office? *

Fighting for lower taxes. Bring back great jobs. Supporting our Seniors and helping our students with lower college costs.

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

President Ronald Reagan. He was a great leader and lead by example.

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

The Bible. It is the most important book in this world and God shows us how to lead and live. If we just lived by the 10 Commandments we would be a better country.

What will be your top priority in office? *

Our kids learning this country’s history and public safety.

What is the biggest issue facing your area? *

School safety and employment. People going back to work.

What are the three biggest issues facing Maryland? *

Lowering Taxes , public and school safety, and people going back to work.

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

I believe in life. I am against Abortion and assisted suicide.

What is your position on taxes and spending? *

No taxes or spending and I will always fight this every year!

What is your position on gun rights? *

I believe in the 2nd amendment.

What is your position on the legalization of marijuana? *

For medical Marijuana and against legalization it.

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

It has worked in our state and we need to continue to work with this three tiered system.

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

I believe we can develop and grow and make progress as a state but we need to never take away the beauty we have in our parks and history of our state.

What is your position on crime and public safety? *

We need more police in every county and our city. We are short staffed in this area. Crime is a major problem in the city and most of our countries and we need to let our police force do there job.

What is your position on county tax caps? *

There needs to be a limit on taxes. Especially Property tax

For candidates for the General Assembly: Legislators can receive $101 per day for lodging and $47 per day for meals during the 90-day General Assembly session. If elected, do you plan to accept these benefits? Why or why not?

Most do and so don't. As a elected Legislator Some live very far away and some are local. It depends on the location of the elected official.

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? *