Candidate Survey: Donna Blasdell for Harford County Council, District A
Office Sought and District
Harford County Council, District A
BS Business Administration, Master’s in Public Administration (in process)
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Why are you running for office?
I am running for office to help my constituents be able to reach their full potential by helping to provide or improve economic, educational and quality of life issues.
Who do you consider your political role model, and why?
A role model for me is Ronald Reagan. He was a conservative who was able work and compromise with others to achieve results.
What is your favorite book about politics and policy, and why?
What will be your top priority in elected to this position?
I will work to provide for economic revitalization for the county, particularly in the hardest hit regions in Southern Harford County.
What is the biggest issue facing your county?
Currently the biggest issue facing the county is the Opioid epidemic.
What is your position on taxes and spending?
I take a conservative approach and believe we should have taxes which be able to provide for the needs of the county.
What is your position on a county tax cap?
I do not believe there should be a county tax cap.
What is your position on land use issues?
Land use and zoning need to go hand in hand and should be based on a comprehensive plan to drastic changes and allow for a gradual change in types of densities to minimize impacts on existing neighborhoods.
What is your position on public safety?
Safety of the citizens if of prime importance. The local government should assure there are enough resources to provide for the safety of its citizens.