Candidate Survey: Michael Forrester for Caroline County Commissioner
Office Sought and District
Caroline County Commissioner
High School and some College
Electrician/ Business Management
Social Media Accounts
Why are you running for office?
To bring new ideas and leadership to my county. Attract new businesses, more jobs, and opportunity for our children.
Who do you consider your political role model, and why?
Donald Trump. He’s highly intelligent, a political outsider who cannot be bought, and is not fake. He says what’s true and doesn’t care what the opposition thinks.
What is your favorite book about politics and policy, and why?
Don’t really have one.
What will be your top priority in elected to this position?
Lowering taxes, cleaning up drugs, attracting new businesses, creating jobs, and more recreation for children.
What is the biggest issue facing your county?
High property taxes, not enough sheriff’s, and opiate addiction.
What is your position on taxes and spending?
Lower taxes attracts more people to buy/ build homes, and businesess to come to our county. If you want more of something tax it less. If you want less of something tax it more. Its been lroven time and time again.
What is your position on a county tax cap?
The lower the better.
What is your position on land use issues?
The land belongs to the people. Let them decide how it should be used.
What is your position on public safety?
The more the better. Drugs are rampant in our streets and crime is getting worse. I’d love to see restrictions on concealed carry permits loosened to help deter crime but that is a state level issue.