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Ginger Russell
Party Republican
Website https://www.facebook.com/Ginger-Russell-Precinct-74-Republican-Chairman-107508957417189/?modal=admin_todo_tour
Born August 6, 1960
Education Some College
Occupation Housewife
Religion Christian
Marital Married
Children 2

Ginger Russell

declared

 

I am from Houston, Texas.  My husband Calvin and I have lived in Magnolia, Texas for 26 years. I have two married daughters and 8 grandchildren. I am a Christian Conservative and member of Gracepoint Fellowship Baptist Church. 

I am presently serving as the  elected Precinct Chair of Precinct 74. 

Precinct Area Chair

I am on the Board of Directors of Texas Homeschool Freedom

Former Board of Directors of Montgomery County Tea Party 

Texas Cscope (Common Core) Whistleblower

Former Candidate for Magnolia ISD School Board

Chaired Precinct Conventions

Delegate to Senatorial District Conventions (2014-2018)

Delegate to Texas Republican State Conventions 

Member of Texas Eagle Forum

 

Volunteering in Campaigns

Blocked walked for political candiates

Fought and won a victory against the Magnolia ISD Tax Ratification Election

 

Questionnaire

General

Please describe what you believe are the most significant issues in this race, why and what you'll do to address them?

The most significant issue in my race is maintaining a true conservative on the County Executive Committee. We need someone who is supportive of the 2018 adopted CEC bylaws. We need  someone that has been involved in the party and has been volunteering and working to elect or keep conservative candiates.  We also need  someone who has supported liberty minded causes within the country and worked fighting out of control government spending. 

 

 I think it is key to have someone who other conservative activists know and can depend on. 

Do you promise, if elected, to abide by the RPT platform? And if not, please enumerate what problems you have. 

As a State Delegate, we invest a lot of time and resources in assuring our bylaws line up to our conservative values. I stand by them and expect my elected officlals to do the same. If they do not I and other conservative grassroots conservatives work to unseat them. 

What differentiates you from your opponents?

1) I have been actively involved in Montgomery County Politics for years. 

2) I have been a precinct chair for 6 years

3). I vote in any/all elections. 

4)  I am not beholden to any elected officlal. 

5) I have worked as an election judge on numerous occcasions. 

6) My constituents look to me for election/voting information. 

 

 

 

What best describes your political ideology most(circle only one).   
1.        Republican                     
2.        Grassroots                     
3.        Conservative
4.        Tea Party

I am a conservative grassroots republican active in the tea party. 

Please list 3 federal agencies that are popular in our culture and should be abolished

Department of Education

Internal Revenue Service

United States Enviromental Protection Agency

Should Texas GOP limit their elected officials to 8 years or less from the same office, even though it will force some good candidates to leave an office?

Honestly, I go back and forth in regard to this question. I think in theorty it is a great idea but finding someone to run who holds are conservative values wiith an officials 8 years is up leaves me with some questions. 

When you leave office what accomplishment/s do you want to be your hallmark, your legacy, and why?

I want my legacy to be recognized by my children and grandchildren that my political involvement was done in hopes of maintaining America's freedom for them to enjoy. 

Taxes

What form of federal tax law do you support (e.g., current, flat tax, fair tax, other) and why?

I am in favor of a consumption tax or flat tax. 

A couple of years ago, a resolution was put forth by MoCo GOP to institute a 20% Homestead Exemption.  Did you support or oppose this and why?

Absolutely, We are being taxed out of our homes. 

2nd Amendment - guns

Do you believe the Second Amendment grants an individual right or a militia right?

The 2nd admentemant is and individual right neccessary to protect oneself. 

10th Amendment

Please explain your interpretation of the Tenth Amendment and the principle of nullification. Do states have a right of nullification? What should the federal government do if a state attempts nullification?

The 10th Amendment reads as follows "The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people."

Yes, states reserve the right to nullification but unfortunately they fail to utilizes their right due to being beholden to federal tax dollars. 

The Federal government has no constitutional authority if a states were to excercize their right to nullification. 

Other civil liberty

Do you support or oppose federal funding for Planned Parenthood and other agencies that perform abortions, both in the U.S. and abroad (even if they use money derived from other sources)?

Absolutely not. 

At what point should the "right to life" or "personhood" be granted to new human beings (e.g., at conception, birth, 5 days old, etc)? What action, if any, will you take to reflect this in law?

A life begins at conception. I have fought for the right of the unborn and protection of life when given the opportunity. 

Education

Do you support or oppose allowing parents direct the flow of federal education funds (e.g., to their school or home school of choice)? Support? Oppose? Please explain.

NO, I do not support school choice. The School Choice agenda is a way to rein in all forms of education with state/federal money leaving no choice for parents.  

If school choice were to pass, those taking state/federal funding through private/homeschool will no longer be able to buy materials or educate their children free of governmentt indoctrination. With government funds comes government mandates and strings.  

Ethics

Do you agree with precinct chairs involvement in republican primaries? Why or why not?

Yes, it is crucial that we be involved and and contact our voters within our precinct. Primaries is wherr we make the most difference in the contested races.  

 

What's your impression of GOP Speaker Dennis Bonnen after he was caught offering a Quid Pro Quo to Empower Texans Michael Quinn Sullivan?  Should Speaker Bonnen resign?  Should he suffer legal ramifications for his action/s?

Dennis Bonnen has disgraced this party. Yes, he most certainly should resign and fortunately he is not seeking re-election. 

Yes, he shold face legal action and be held accountable. 

Is there anything in your background of an embarrassing nature that should be explained before your election? Arrests/Convictions? Bankruptcys?

No

Immigration

What, if anything, should be done to protect our borders from illegal immigration?

Yes, Build the Wall!

Amnesty comes in many forms.  What's your view as it pertains to Texas?

I am pro immigrant but I am not pro Amnesty. We have a lawfull process for those that want to seek citizenship in the United States. We have many immigrants who followed the lawful process in seeking US citizenship status.  

 

Transportation

Do you support or oppose the referendum passed by both the MoCo GOP Executive Committee and SREC to allow voters, at the statewide level, to decide in the voting booth whether or not they want a particular toll road?  Why or why not?

Absolutely, I along with many precinct chairs voted for this referendum. 

Taxpayers are being taxed twice. 

Did you take a public position on the May 9, 2015 Road Bond, and if so, what was it? And in a few sentences, explain why.

Yes, I fought against the 2015 Road Bond. I do not recall all the specific details but I do recall there were not credidle professional study done on what roads we needed and we fought against the WPX extention. 

 

I voted against both both bond proposals. 

 

Other

What does being a conservative mean to you?

A true conservative is someone who works tirelessly to maintain America's liberty, freedom and economic system of capitalism. It is fighting against the encrochment of an overreaching government that will plunder your last dollar if not held accountable. It is actively working to keep Conservative candidates in office as well as working to remove and replace elected officials who abuse their power and do not adhere to the Republican Platform. 

 

Do you support the Montgomery County Republican Party By-Laws as adopted by the CEC on 6/26/18?  And if not, why not?

Absoutely, I voted for them at the last organizational meeting.