David Hux (I), running for Poquoson City Council – Western Precinct
1. Why are you running for office?
We are blessed to live in such a wonderful community as Poquoson that became the way it is by the grace of God and the work and sacrifice of countless Poquoson citizens and public servants to whom I owe a debt of gratitude. I feel an overwhelming sense of duty to do my best for others as others have done for me and to contribute to a prosperous future for our city.
2. Why should people vote for you?
I am a product of our community and well qualified to serve on Poquoson City Council after having served five years
on Poquoson City School Board (current Vice-Chairman) and four years on New Horizons Regional Education Center Board of Trustees (current Vice-
Chairman) as well as my involvement in numerous other community service activities spanning many years.
3. What’s your favorite thing about the area you want to represent?
The safe, pleasant, independent small-town community atmosphere.
4. What is the biggest problem your area is facing, how will you fix it?
Inadequate revenue to provide proper financial support of our school system, police and fire departments and city services. The solution is to increase our city’s revenue through thoughtful, well-planned and managed growth and development which will be based on our Comprehensive Development Plan.
5. Describe Donald Trump in max 3 words?
6. Describe Hillary Clinton in max 3 words?
7. What do you do for a living? Why do you do it?
I am a graduate of Newport News Shipbuilding Apprentice School and have been employed by NNS for over 31 years. I do it to earn a living, support my family and support the defense of our country by helping to build and overhaul ships for the U.S. Navy.
8. You’re going to be marooned on a tropical island for a week, you can only bring 1 thing – what is it?
If I was required to be on the island for a week with no possibility of escape, with my rescue being assured after a week, I would bring a means of hydration.
9. What do you think of Colin Kaepernick?
10. Would you vote to fund light rail expansion in your area?
I would need more information and analysis to comment on this question.
11. Will you respect the outcome of the election?
12. Favorite TV Show?
Nightly news programs.