Red Maryland Candidate Survey: Mark Uncapher for Republican National Convention Delegate, District 8
Are you listed on the ballot as a pledged delegate?
Yes, pledged to President Trump
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Do you intend to actually attend the Republican National Convention?
BA, George Washington University,
JD, New York Law School.
attorney, trade association executive
MD Republican Party Secretary, 2014- ;
Republican National Convention 2008 & 2012,
Chairman or Treasurer, Montgomery County Republican Central Committee, 2008-2018
Why are you running to be a convention delegate?
Support the President
Who do you consider your political role model, and why?
Ronald Reagan – he reshaped modern American politics
What is your favorite book about politics and policy, and why?
Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns – chronicles the first Republican administration
What do you see as the role of a Convention Delegate?
Reflect the will of the Republican voters who elect me
What are the three biggest issues facing the Republican Party?
Reframing the national political agenda away from a focus on identity politics;
Preserving economic opportunity by preventing socialist, redistributive proposals; Expanding the Republican voter base by emphasizing shared values and principles.
What is the most important lesson you learned from the 2018 Election?
In a deeply polarized country, Republican turnout is essential for the party’s candidates to win
What is your position on life issues? (abortion, assisted suicide)
Support a respect for human life
What is your position on taxes and spending?
lower taxes and reduced spending promotes a strong economy and individual opportunity
What is your position on gun rights?
pro Second Amendment
Do you believe that it was appropriate for the Republican National Committee to take sides in a primary election?
Should Maryland Republican Party officers (Chairman, National Committeeman, National Committeewoman, etc.) be term-limited to eight years in office?