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Candidate Survey: Shelly Skolnick for Montgomery County Council At-Large

Name
Shelly Skolnick

Age
74

Office Sought and District
Montgomery County Council At-Large

Education
Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
Bachelor of Law (Boston University School of Law)

Career/Occupation
attorney

Political Experience
In the past, I have been a candidate for local and federal offices.

Website
No answer

Social Media Accounts
No answer

Why are you running for office?
To offer effective and affordable solutions for the challenges facing Montgomery County.

Who do you consider your political role model, and why?
President John F. Kennedy

What is your favorite book about politics and policy, and why?
Profiles in Courage.

What will be your top priority in elected to this position?
Improve the quality of life for Montgomery County residents.

What is the biggest issue facing your county?
Traffic Congestion

What is your position on taxes and spending?
Tax fairly, Spend wisely, and Strong oversight

What is your position on a county tax cap?
Support

What is your position on land use issues?
Concentrate development where there is sufficient transportation infrastructure (such as within 1/2 mile of the MetroRail stations in Montgomery County).

What is your position on public safety?
Free tuition at Montgomery College for students who volunteer as first responders in Montgomery County.






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