Candidate Survey: John Robert Emerick for Allegany County Central Committee
John Robert Emerick
County and District
Allegany – District 20
BS, Business Administration, Frostburg State University
Retired – 2015 FirstEnergy Corporation
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Why are you running for office?
To provide support for the Republican party and to assist in recruiting good Republican candidates for elected offices.
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?
To register new voters, and those undecided or unaffiliated voters, as Republicans, and to promote the principles and objectives of the Republican Party.
What is the biggest issue facing your county Republican Party?
Getting registered Republicans out to vote.
What are the three biggest issues facing the Maryland Republican Party?
Getting registered Republican voters out to vote, recruiting new voters, and gaining majorities in both the Maryland House and Senate.
What is your position on life issues? (abortion, assisted suicide)
I am against abortion and assisted suicide.
What is your position on taxes and spending?
I believe both taxes and spending need to be reduced and the state deficit brought to zero while reducing both taxes and spending.
What is your position on gun rights?
I am a firm believer in the 2nd amendment.
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?