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Candidate Survey: William Rude for Caroline County Clerk of the Court

William Rude


Office Sought and District
Clerk of the Circuit Court for Caroline County

Associates Degree

Law Enforcement/Deputy Sheriff

Political Experience
None as a candidate. but a Republican voter since 1976


Social Media Accounts
FaceBook/Bill Rude of Clerk

Why are you running for office?
A desire to continue as a public servant

Who do you consider your political role model, and why?
Ronald Reagan He was the best President in my life time.

What is your favorite book about politics and policy, and why?
Anne Coulter’s Treason, To realize or imagine how different things could have been, ei, No Cold War and No Korean War.

What will be your top priority in elected to this position?
To learn all aspects of the Clerk’s position.

What is the biggest issue facing your county?
High tax rates

What is your position on taxes and spending?
Spend taxes on necessary items/departments. Cut luxury items/departments

What is your position on a county tax cap?
Only if it really helps the taxpayers.

What is your position on land use issues?
Limited growth and land preservation. However, less regulation on private property owners.

What is your position on public safety?
I am pro law enforcement. It is necessary and should be fully funded.

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