Red Maryland Candidate Survey: Kenneth Lee for Congress, District 5
Office Sought and District
US Congress Maryland District 5
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Retired Firefighter, Small bussiness owner
Why are you running for office?
I am running for congress because some politicians put their needs before those of the people. Unlike Steny Hoyer who has been in the same office for almost 40 years, I will put the needs of the people before my own as I did for 20 years in the Fire Department.
How do you plan to win?
I plan on winning by being myself and getting out and introducing myself to the residents of the district. I plan on also getting the word out through family, friends, volunteers, and social media.
Who do you consider your political role model, and why?
George Washington is my political role model because he led the American Revolution and helped frame the United States of America.
What is your favorite book about politics and policy, and why?
What will be your top priority in Congress?
My number one priority in Congress would be to curb unnecessary spending of tax dollars.
What is the biggest issue facing your district?
Removing lifelong politicians who only have their own interests in mind rather then those of the people
What are the three biggest issues facing our country?
Health care, securing the boarder, and protecting our constitutional rights
What is your position on life issues? (abortion, assisted suicide)
I am against late term abortion and funding of planned parenthood. I feel that assisted suicide is a subject left to the family of the terminally ill.
What is your position on taxes, spending and the federal deficit?
I feel taxes should be lowered and wasteful spending eliminated to reduce the deficit.
What is your position on gun rights?
I am a firm believer and supporter of the 2nd amendment by law abiding citizens
What is your position on the legalization of marijuana?
I support the legal use of marijuana
What is your position on trade?
I support the current administration’s fair trade policies.
What is your position on foreign policy and military issues?
I feel that a strong military helps with diplomacy.
What is your position on the impeachment of President Trump?
I was against the partisan impeachment of the President.
Would you support the passage of the Human Life Amendment?
Would you support the passage of the Balanced Budget Amendment?