Candidate Survey: Shannon Wright for Baltimore City Central Committee

Shannon Wright


County and District
Baltimore City

Virginia State University, Business Administration and Finance, concentration in Music. Currently working on Masters in Chaplaincy and Ministry Care

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Small business owner, Pastor, published author, workshop presenter

Political Experience
10 plus years policy analyst with regards to community implications, 10 plus years issue specific policy advocate, 10 plus years successful campaign strategy and management in New York and New Jersey, currently working on campaigns in New Jersey, Maryland, and West Virginia. Currently media and community engagement consultant in Maryland, New Jersey and California.

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Why are you running for office?
To provide solutions for challenged/undeserved communities and all of our communities.

Who do you consider your political role model, and why?
I have 3 role models, 2 of which are women I have had the opportunity to work with, Star Parker and Dr. Alveda King. The last is Winnie Mandela. They all represent strength, courage, heart, and a commitment to people.

What is your favorite book about politics and policy, and why?
I don’t have a favorite, there are too many to choose from.

What do you see as the role of the Central Committee?
1. To identify and assist candidates with viable solutions 2. To advocate and communicate our policy positions,

What is the biggest issue facing your county Republican Party?
perception, messaging and follow through

What are the three biggest issues facing the Maryland Republican Party?
perception, messaging, gerrymandered districts

What is your position on life issues? (abortion, assisted suicide)
God gave it we have no right to take it.

What is your position on taxes and spending?
Elected officials should be held to the same standards as the individual, don’t spend more than you have and when you do don’t expect me to fix it.

What is your position on gun rights?
I am pro 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?

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