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Candidate Survey: Gloria Lewis for Frederick County Judge of the Orphans’ Court

Name
Gloria Lewis

Age
52

Office Sought and District
Judge of the Orphans’ Court for Frederick County

Education
High school graduate; currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree; National Center for State Courts, Institute for Court Management, Class of 2013; National Center for State Courts, Court Supervisor/Management Certificate Program, Class of 2018

Career/Occupation
Jury Clerk, Circuit Court for Frederick County

Political Experience
n/a – this is my first campaign

Website
No answer

Social Media Accounts
Facebook Page: Gloria Lewis, candidate for Judge of the Orphans’ Court for Frederick County

Why are you running for office?
I feel that my experience as a former paralegal who assisted clients in their estate planning needs and in the creation of their Wills and other estate documents and with my current position as Jury Clerk for Frederick County, I feel that I would be a good addition and bring a fresh perspective to the panel of Judges for the Orphans’ Court.

Who do you consider your political role model, and why?
While I do not have a specific political role model, I do admire any politician or public official who, while running for office runs a fair and issue based campaign. In addition, any elected official who is able to maintain a high level of professionalism and stay true to the goals and needs of his/her constituents would also be a political role model.

What is your favorite book about politics and policy, and why?
As I am not a seasoned politician, nor a student of politics, I could not name a book about politics and policy.

What will be your top priority in elected to this position?
My priority, if elected, would be to ensure that the Orphans’ Court of Frederick County continues to handle contested probate matters in an unbiased, dignified and compassionate manner based upon the current, corresponding laws of the State of Maryland.

What is the biggest issue facing your county?
I don’t believe that this is an issue that pertains to the office for which I am running.

What is your position on taxes and spending?
I don’t believe that this is an issue that pertains to the office for which I am running.

What is your position on a county tax cap?
I don’t believe that this is an issue that pertains to the office for which I am running.

What is your position on land use issues?
I don’t believe that this is an issue that pertains to the office for which I am running.

What is your position on public safety?
I don’t believe that this is an issue that pertains to the office for which I am running.






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