Candidate Survey: Lorraine Kuchmy for Montgomery County Central Committee At-Large
County and District
Montgomery County at Large
MBA, University of Dallas
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Business management for most of my career. White House staff 2001-2003.
MCGOP since 2010 (served as treasurer in 2013); Member of Chevy Chase Women’s Republican Club since 2002 (served as 2nd VP/Program Chair from 2011-2012); volunteer for numerous local and federal campaigns, and Trump Transition.
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Why are you running for office?
To help elect Republicans.
Who do you consider your political role model, and why?
Ronald Reagan, first campaign I volunteered for and first candidate I voted for.
What is your favorite book about politics and policy, and why?
Leave Us Alone: Getting the Government’s Hands Off Our Money, Our Guns, Our Lives. Title says it all.
What do you see as the role of the Central Committee?
To recruit great Republican candidates and raise funds to help get them elected.
What is the biggest issue facing your county Republican Party?
In Montgomery County, one party is in control. We’re working to change that.
What are the three biggest issues facing the Maryland Republican Party?
What is your position on life issues? (abortion, assisted suicide)
Pro-Life. Against assisted suicide.
What is your position on taxes and spending?
Taxes should be reduced and spending needs to be brought under control.
What is your position on gun rights?
Do you believe that Maryland Republican Party primaries should be open to independent voters?
Do you believe that the state party and the county parties should be allowed to endorse in primary elections?
Do you believe that Maryland Republican Party auxiliary organizations should have a vote on the Maryland Republican Party executive committee?
Would you support limiting the terms of Maryland Republican Party officers to eight consecutive years in the same office?