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Candidate Survey: Tony McConkey for Anne Arundel County Judge of the Orphans Court
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University of Maryland - BA Government & Politics, BS Marketing, and JD School of Law
Delegate Anne Arundel County 16 years, Central Committee, Referendum Co-chair
Social Media Accounts*
Why are you running for office?*
Think the position with be interesting, and one for which I can do a great job.
Who do you consider your political role model, and why?*
What is your favorite book about politics and policy, and why?*
What will be your top priority in office?*
Applying modern technology to improve public access to the Orphans' Court
What is the biggest issue facing your area?*
What are the three biggest issues facing Maryland?*
Increasing crime, overcrowding and high taxes
What is your position on life issues? (abortion, assisted suicide)*
Pro-life, very much against abortion and assisted suicide
What is your position on taxes and spending?*
We are overtaxed. Government should be limited and not spend more than what is needed for core services.
What is your position on gun rights?*
Pro-Gun. Endorsed many times by the NRA.
What is your position on the legalization of marijuana?*
Against the legalization of marijuana.
What is your position on the current three-tiered system for the sale and distribution of alcohol?*
Support the current system that protects family liquor stores.
What is your position on land use, growth, and development?*
We are overcrowded, and most areas should be limited to single family homes.
What is your position on crime and public safety?*
Small crimes should be rigorously enforced, "three strike you're out" laws for repeat offenders, and truth in sentencing to make sure those convicted serve most of their sentence.
What is your position on county tax caps?*
Fully support, though they have been invalidated by state law
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?*