Candidate Survey: Joe Crawford for Charles County Central Committee
County and District
Bachelors of Science degree
Retired, however, I’ve had extensive experience with campaigns and non-profit organizations. I was an officer in 7 different non-profits including president of 3.
Elected to the central Committee for the 1rst time in 1994, worked on many campaigns including: Responsible for guiding independent expenditure that increased Ron Paul’s web traffic by 70% at a time when he already had the most web traffic of all Presidential candidates (even though I went on to work for another candidate,) State Co-Chair for Rick Santorum, State Chairman for Mike Huckabee, on the ballot as Delegate for Ted Cruz, and worked with the Trump campaign.
Why are you running for office?
I am looking to see us build on the improvements from the last 5 or 6 years.
Who do you consider your political role model, and why?
What is your favorite book about politics and policy, and why?
What do you see as the role of the Central Committee?
outreach, promotion and recruitment
What is the biggest issue facing your county Republican Party?
reaching minorities and recruiting candidates
What are the three biggest issues facing the Maryland Republican Party?
Reaching minorities, 1, 2 and…
What is your position on life issues? (abortion, assisted suicide)
Pro-life and I don’t stutter when I say it.
What is your position on taxes and spending?
lower taxes, lower spending
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?