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Candidate Survey: Ric Metzgar for Delegate, District 6

Name
Ric Metzgar

Age
64

Office Sought and District
House of delegates

Education
High school, plus bible training, and clinical pastoral studies

Career/Occupation
State Delegate

Political Experience
Just finished first term , health and government operations

Website
RicMetzgar.com

Social Media Accounts
Face book , Twitter, Instagram

Why are you running for office?
I love what i do , helping people, doing the people’s business

Who do you consider your political role model, and why?
I have always had admiration for Dwight Eisenhower, a strong military general, was able to work well across the isle, cared for his family, and he loved America

What is your favorite book about politics and policy, and why?
The Bible , because truth always stands tall, negative thoughts will ruin your mind

What will be your top priority in the General Assembly?
To continue fighting for governor hogans agenda,

What is the biggest issue facing your district?
Rebuilding our area with new business, affordable housing for purchasing(, not rental)

What are the three biggest issues facing Maryland?
Health Care, Education, Crime

What is your position on life issues? (abortion, assisted suicide)
I am pro life, and totally against assisted suicide

What is your position on taxes and spending?
Cut taxes, any where we can, mandatory spending has to stop

What is your position on gun rights?
Learned a lot this session, we must not mess with 2A , red all the way, if you take something small away they will take more next time

What is your position on education?
Education is a top priority for me

What is your position on the legalization of marijuana?
Only Medical, i am on record not for recreational

What is your position on the current three-tiered system for the sale and distribution of alcohol?
Needs to stay local, i am not totally sure the tiered system really works

Legislators can receive $101 per day for lodging and $47 per day for meals during the 90-day General Assembly session. If elected, do you plan to accept these benefits? Why or why not?
I stay in Annapolis, don’t want to be late for a committee meeting, or a session, so yes , and i stay the entire time

There is a culture of depravity and sexual harassment prevalent in the Maryland General Assembly. As a legislator, how will you work to end this culture of depravity and to ensure that those who commit these acts are removed from the General Assembly?
I keep my self professional, no room for nonsense, and those that do they should know the outcome






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