Andrew Saundry Responds to the Takoma Torch 2022 MoCo Candidate Questionnaire

Andrew Saundry is a candidate for Montgomery County Democratic Central Committee.

From his website (
“Andrew Saundry is a Progressive Democratic organizer based out of his hometown of Germantown, MD. A recent graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park, Andrew is proud to serve Montgomery County Democrats as President of the Germantown Democratic Club and an At-Large member of your Democratic Central Committee. He is committed to expanding the big tent that is the Democratic Party by registering new young voters and ensuring disillusioned voters find a home with us.”

Below are his answers to our important questions:

  1. If the MoCo government was a dictatorship, what’s the first thing you would do as its unquestioned supreme leader?
    Rename the County “58 Corners” for the 39 Census Designated Places and 19 Municipalities. That and monorail.
  2. Which superhero would you hire to run MCPS and why?
    Spider-Man because, despite his age, he’s the only superhero that I’m aware of who actually went to a public school.
  3. Mosquitos or cicadas?
  4. If Elon Musk offered 44 billion dollars to buy Montgomery County, how would you respond?
    He’s low-balling us. I would settle for no less than $500 trillion and a half share of his Mars colony.
  5. Which Golden Girl are you and why?
    I’ve never actually seen it, but based on a quick Wikipedia study of the characters, Dorothy?
  6. If you had to send a mixtape to your opponent(s), what songs would it include?
    What’s a mixtape?
  7. Who would you Kiss/Marry/Kill between Bethesda, Silver Spring, and Gaithersburg?
    I’m hurt by the exclusion of Germantown from this list, so I pass.
  8. You’re watching a baseball game and the umpire blows a call that ruins the game for your team. Tear him a new one in 6 words or less.
    I wouldn’t say anything, I would simply relocate his car and tell him that the “City of Silver Spring” towed it.
  9. On a scale of 1 to 10, how nervous are you that this survey will be posted all over social media?
  10. If you had to earn a very important endorsement with a cheesy pick-up line, what would yours be?
    I was always terrible at pickup lines, but here it goes: Are you the Ag Reserve? Because I want to be conserved in office and an endorsement from you would be a historic investment to that end.

Oh, Andrew, for someone who has never heard of a mixtape, you make our heart skip a beat.