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Randolph County Board of Commissioners District 5

The 5-member Board sets the policy for the county, determining the strategic vision for the county, appoints a county manager, attorney and others to serve the county, adopts ordinances, including zoning, and establishes an annual budget, which includes setting the tax rate and calling bond referendums. Commissioners are elected from districts, at-large, are elected in even-numbered years on a partisan basis and serve staggered 4-year terms.

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  • Maxton McDowell
    (Rep)

Biographical Information

Identify the most serious issue you see facing the community you will represent? How will you address this issue once you are in office?

What life or professional experience has prepared you for this position?

In light of the recent need for remote learning/teaching, how do you propose to fund training and equipping students, teachers and families to prepare for this now and in the future?

What do you propose to better equip, train and prepare county residents for the jobs of the future?

What is your position on the need for one nurse in every public school? What, if anything, about the COVID-19 pandemic changed your views?

Are you in favor of county-level support for DACA recipients? Why or why not? If in favor, what support would you propose?

What would you propose to assure quality medical care with the potential closure of the only hospital in the county?

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