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Candidate Survey: Winnie Obike for Delegate, District 22

Winnie Obike


Office Sought and District
MD State House of Delegates 22

Ph.D. Candidate Communication

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Political Experience
2015 Hyattsville City Council Ward 1, 2012 Marriage Amendment Campaign, 2011 Pawlenty for President, 2009 Rep. Daniel Lipinski


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Why are you running for office?
To change Maryland for the better, share the conservative message to PG Co

Who do you consider your political role model, and why?
Marco Rubio – a principled conservative from an immigrant background

What is your favorite book about politics and policy, and why?
Peggy Noonan’s “What I saw At the Revolution.”

What will be your top priority in the General Assembly?
Redistricting reform, accessible farm to table food options, limits on abortion, increase funding for safety/security, lower taxes, fund school construction

What is the biggest issue facing your district?
MS 13 gang activity, high taxes, failing schools

What are the three biggest issues facing Maryland?

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

What is your position on taxes and spending?
Lower taxes

What is your position on gun rights?
Pro second amendment rights; the ability to secure one’s family is essential.

What is your position on education?
Pro school choice

What is your position on the legalization of marijuana?

What is your position on the current three-tiered system for the sale and distribution of alcohol?
Pass a law not requiring the three-tiered system

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?
No, I plan to commute from home.

There is a culture of depravity and sexual harassment prevalent in the Maryland General Assembly. As a legislator, how will you work to end this culture of depravity and to ensure that those who commit these acts are removed from the General Assembly?
Simple: I will expose it and never stop talking about it. Sexual harassment makes the workplace in-conducive for women. I will not tolerate it.

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