Candidate Survey: Michael Malone for Delegate, District 33
Office Sought and District
House of Delegates (District 33)
1988 B.S. Accounting
1989 M.S. Industrial and Labor Relations
1992 Juris Doctorate
Small Business Owner and Attorney
1998 – campaign manager for Richard Trunnell, Republican Nominee for State’s Attorney
2003-2004 – Anne Arundel County GOP Chair
2015-Present – Maryland House of Delegates (Appointed by Governor Hogan)
Social Media Accounts
Facebook: Michael Malone
Why are you running for office?
As a conservative, pro-life, limited government, stop wasteful spending Republican, I want to continue my efforts to make Maryland a true two-party state where a conservative voice can be better heard
Who do you consider your political role model, and why?
Councilman Bert Rice – a true statesman
What is your favorite book about politics and policy, and why?
Things That Matter by Charles Krauthammer
Great columns about the Reagan years
What will be your top priority in the General Assembly?
Ending political gerrymandering in Maryland
What is the biggest issue facing your district?
What are the three biggest issues facing Maryland?
– political gerrymandering
– high taxes
– spending mandates
What is your position on life issues? (abortion, assisted suicide)
I am pro-life and against assisted suicide
What is your position on taxes and spending?
Maryland taxes are too high and we have too much mandated spending
What is your position on gun rights?
I support the 2nd Amendment rights
What is your position on education?
Our new elected school will give the citizens a better voice on public education
What is your position on the legalization of marijuana?
Against recreational use legalization
What is your position on the current three-tiered system for the sale and distribution of alcohol?
For now, its working
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 have never accepted the meal or lodging allowance. I return home every night and hope to have a late dinner with my family
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 support a zero tolerance for sexual harassment