Candidate Survey: Mike Daras for St. Mary’s County Commissioner, District 1
Office Sought and District
Commissioner 1st. District St. Mary’s County
University of the Philippines PG Junior College and University of the District of Columbia
Retired/DC Fire, Harry Lundeburg School of Seamanship
PG County, was advisor For Sue Mills on bussing referendum
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Why are you running for office?
Provide FULL TIME SERVICE using my life’s experiences to assist our County in all matters of land usage, crime and safety, etc.
Who do you consider your political role model, and why?
Alexander Hamilton, One of the founding fathers of our Great Nation
What is your favorite book about politics and policy, and why?
THE SOUL OF AMERICA: THE BATTLE FOR BETTER ANGELS, Explains how as a nation we have endured many battles and times of turmoil we fix them with a closed fist or open hand.
What will be your top priority in elected to this position?
My responsibility as Commissioner -My belief: A government works for the People and WITH THE PEOPLE
What is the biggest issue facing your county?
Opioid’s, crime and school safety
What is your position on taxes and spending?
Our County Provides many services to our society:I will Research, research prior to spending any of our citizens tax funds
What is your position on a county tax cap?
What is your position on land use issues?
We must review and expand our use of the land, while protecting our shore lines and habitat for now and forever
What is your position on public safety?
Our public safety resources must be well trained and of high character. We must provide our law enforcement personnel with the tools necessary in order to provide protection. Our volunteer Fire and rescue personnel are a dedicated group of men and women and must be fully supported by our citizens and Commissioners.