Candidate Survey: Richmond Davis for Congress, District 7
Office Sought and District
House of Representatives 7th District
University of Maryland, Georgetown Law
lawyer in private practice in Howard County
activist for decades. Have been GOP precinct worker, leader, poll watcher, Prince George’s Party Chairman
Why are you running for office?
I am a political evangelist for Republican/conservative values of limited government, lower taxes and a strong national defense
Who do you consider your political role model, and why?
A politician should be an individual with thoughtful attention to political philosophy and the moral courage to state his views regardless of popularity and the integrity not to waver. That is the model I try to emulate.
What is your favorite book about politics and policy, and why?
The Federalist. It enunciates the reasons why a constitutional system focused on limited government is essential to the survival of a liberal democracy.
What will be your top priority in Congress?
What is the biggest issue facing your district?
Crime and taxes
What are the three biggest issues facing our country?
Illegal immigration, excessive spending, weak educational system
What is your position on life issues? (abortion, assisted suicide)
What is your position on taxes, spending and the federal deficit?
lower taxes, cut spending and reduce the federal deficit
What is your position on gun rights?
pro 2nd Amendment
What is your position on the legalization of marijuana?
What is your position on trade?
What is your position on foreign policy and military issues?
Adequate funding for the military is the highest priority for the Federal budget. Providing foreign policy must be the oriented to protecting and projecting America’s national interests. Charity to foreign nations is the province of individuals and NGOs – not the Federal government.
Would you support the passage of the Human Life Amendment?
Would you support the passage of the Balanced Budget Amendment?