Candidate Survey: Deborah Lambert for Montgomery County Central Committee, District 17
County and District
Montgomery County LD 17
Columbia University, BA English Literature
PR/Media Analysis/Fundraising – Retired/2017
Member of Fairfax County VA Central Committee in 1980s & ’90s; Member of
MCGOP CC since 2011; Editor of MCGOP newsletter, Member of Chevy Chase GOP Women’s Club
Social Media Accounts
Why are you running for office?
To help get more Republicans elected in MD
Who do you consider your political role model, and why?
So many role models: Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher, Thomas Sowell, William Buckley, M. Stanton Evans, Phyllis Schlafly
What is your favorite book about politics and policy, and why?
Road to Serfdom by Friedrich von Hayek – Explains the risks involved when government power intrudes on individual freedom and liberty
What do you see as the role of the Central Committee?
It provides a structure to administer the daily grassroots activities of the Montgomery County GOP.
What is the biggest issue facing your county Republican Party?
Challenging the political mindset
What are the three biggest issues facing the Maryland Republican Party?
Taxes, Transportation, Education
What is your position on life issues? (abortion, assisted suicide)
What is your position on taxes and spending?
Need to lower both
What is your position on gun rights?
strong supporter of 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?