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- How would you describe your political beliefs? I think it's important to vote on issues not people or by political party. However I am a registered Democrat.
- How religious would you say you are? Casual, observant, devout, non-religious? I believe in a higher power and prayer.
Local Hot Button Issues
- What do you think are the most important issues facing the community? The economy, education, transportation, and small business development.
- Where do you stand on each of these issues? I think all these issues go hand in hand. If residents of Westchase can't find well paying jobs they can't support local business. And if our roads aren't up to par we can't get home in the evenings in time to help our children with their homework. The key is compromise. I think the community as a whole has to look at the big picture and be willing to perhaps sacrifice in the short term for a better future. There are a lot of great minds in Westchase so if any community can find a solution it's this one.