Candidate Survey: Leo Bachi Eyombo for Prince George's County Council At-Large
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Leo Bachi Eyombo
Office Sought *
District, if applicable *
Political Party *
Columbia University (NY) Ed.D. Health & Behavior Columbia University (NY) M.A. Health Policy Columbia University (NY) MSc. Public Health Columbia University (NY) Cert/Tech Instructional tech Morgan State University (MD) M.B.A. Business Administration Howard University (DC) MS. Health Education Lyceum Northwestern University O.D. Doctor of Optometry Catholic University of America (DC) Pre-Medical Science Suitland High School (MD) Diploma/Honors
Political Experience *
Social Media Accounts *
Why are you running for office? *
I am running for public office because he world is evolving and (We) the people of Prince Georges’ county need to be proactive in accommodating and implementing the best laws and regulations to improve the lives of our citizens. Please join me in strengthening our government and developing this great county.
Who do you consider your political role model, and why? *
Marion Barry and Ras Baraka. These are politicians that never lost touch with the every day people.
What is your favorite book about politics and policy, and why? *
Eyombo, L., Bachmann, R. Karunwi, A., Khan, R. (2021) Transitioning Health care Support in Developing Countries (Africa) from United States to China. Hershey, PA. IGI Global. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-4450-1 ISBN13:9781799844501 ISBN10:1799844501 EISBN13:9781799844518 My best political read for the future of International development policy in the United States. I am a co-author of the political futuristic book.
What will be your top priority in office? *
My top priority in office will be Public Education, Heath Safety and Affordable Housing.
What is the biggest issue facing your area? *
What are the three biggest issues facing Maryland? *
Affordable Housing, Public Education, and Health and Safety
What is your position on life issues? (abortion, assisted suicide) *
I am personally pro life but Roe Vs Wade is the law.
What is your position on taxes and spending? *
No new taxes, in any form.
What is your position on gun rights? *
I believe in the second Amendment but there should be some limits to military assault style weapons in the state of Maryland.
What is your position on the legalization of marijuana? *
Legalization should be the goals.
What is your position on the current three-tiered system for the sale and distribution of alcohol? *
Why should they be a three tiered system for the sale and distribution of alcohol.
What is your position on land use, growth, and development? *
We need smart growth that take in to consideration the working people of the county and the environment. That is why housing is a major problem in the county.
What is your position on crime and public safety? *
If you are sick of traffic camera that have nothing to do with Safety. PLEASE JOIN ME IN BRING THIS PUNITIVE TAX ON THE POOR TO ORDER. Traffic Camera should be for safety reasons and should be implemented based on scientific data. Without good scientific data they should be no justification of this punitive tax on the citizens of Prince Georges County. There should be a well define process to approve or disapprove traffic camera using scientific data and fines should be capped. Police: Increased community Policing should be the key to building a bridge in our Prince Georges Community.
What is your position on county tax caps? *
No New Taxes!
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?
What are the facts to these numbers. I will like to be more informed to take a position. Show me the numbers...
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? *