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Neil Abercrombie on Social Security
Democratic Governor; previously Representative (HI-1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Neil Abercrombie on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Reject proposals for private saving accounts. (May 2002)
  • Rated 90% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Duke Aiona on Social Security
Republican Challenger: Click here for Duke Aiona on other issues.
    No stance on record.
David Ige on Social Security
Democratic Gubernatorial Nominee: Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Ige on other issues.
  • Double the governor's request for Kupuna Care. (Aug 2014)

Senate:

HI 2014: 2014 HI Senate debate


Daniel Akaka on Social Security
Democratic Jr Senator (HI): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Daniel Akaka on other issues.
  • Social Security privatization is a risky investment scheme. (Aug 2006)
  • Voted NO on establishing reserve funds & pre-funding for Social Security. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on Social Security Lockbox & limiting national debt. (Apr 1999)
  • Voted NO on allowing personal retirement accounts. (Apr 1998)
  • Voted NO on deducting Social Security payments on income taxes. (May 1996)
  • Rated 90% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age. (Aug 2010)
Colleen Hanabusa on Social Security
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Colleen Hanabusa on other issues.
  • Sponsored keeping CPI for benefits instead of lower "Chained CPI". (Apr 2013)
Mazie Hirono on Social Security
Democratic challenger; Representative (HI-2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mazie Hirono on other issues.
  • Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age. (Aug 2010)
  • by NCPSSM indicating a pro-Social Security stance. (Jul 2012)
  • Sponsored keeping CPI for benefits instead of lower "Chained CPI". (Apr 2013)
Daniel Inouye on Social Security
Democratic Sr Senator (HI): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Daniel Inouye on other issues.
  • Voted NO on establishing reserve funds & pre-funding for Social Security. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on Social Security Lockbox & limiting national debt. (Apr 1999)
  • Voted NO on allowing Roth IRAs for retirees. (May 1998)
  • Voted NO on allowing personal retirement accounts. (Apr 1998)
  • Voted NO on deducting Social Security payments on income taxes. (May 1996)
  • Rated 89% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Linda Lingle on Social Security
Republican Governor (HI): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Linda Lingle on other issues.
  • Decrease benefits to future retirees & raise retirement age. (Mar 2012)
Eddie Pirkowski on Social Security
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Eddie Pirkowski on other issues.
  • Keep system, with private Social Security savings accounts. (Jun 2012)
Brian Schatz on Social Security
Democratic Jr Senator Appointee: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Brian Schatz on other issues.
  • Fight the phony philosophy of privatization. (Oct 2007)
  • Sponsored keeping CPI for benefits instead of lower "Chained CPI". (Apr 2013)

House:


Charles Djou on Social Security
Republican Governor challenger (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Charles Djou on other issues.
  • Never renege on our promises & commitment to our seniors. (Dec 2013)
Tulsi Gabbard on Social Security
Democrat (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tulsi Gabbard on other issues.
  • No budget cuts to Medicare and Social Security. (Nov 2012)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Linda Lingle on Social Security
Republican Governor (HI): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Linda Lingle on other issues.
  • Decrease benefits to future retirees & raise retirement age. (Mar 2012)
Cam Cavasso on Social Security
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Cam Cavasso on other issues.
  • Let individuals control accounts privately. (Aug 2004)
Colleen Hanabusa on Social Security
Democrat (Senate run 2014) (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Colleen Hanabusa on other issues.
  • Sponsored keeping CPI for benefits instead of lower "Chained CPI". (Apr 2013)
Mazie Hirono on Social Security
Democratic challenger; Representative (HI-2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mazie Hirono on other issues.
  • Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age. (Aug 2010)
  • by NCPSSM indicating a pro-Social Security stance. (Jul 2012)
  • Sponsored keeping CPI for benefits instead of lower "Chained CPI". (Apr 2013)
Ben Cayetano on Social Security
Former Democratic Governor (1994-2002): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ben Cayetano on other issues.
  • Maintain long-term solvency of Social Security and Medicare. (Aug 2001)
Ed Case on Social Security
Democratic challenger (2006); U.S. Rep.: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ed Case on other issues.
  • Oppose Social Security privatization, lockbox the trust fund. (Aug 2006)
  • Create Retirement Savings Accounts. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 80% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Neil Abercrombie on Social Security
Democratic Governor; previously Representative (HI-1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Neil Abercrombie on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Reject proposals for private saving accounts. (May 2002)
  • Rated 90% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Ed Case on Social Security
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ed Case on other issues.
  • Oppose Social Security privatization, lockbox the trust fund. (Aug 2006)
  • Create Retirement Savings Accounts. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 80% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Patsy Mink on Social Security
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Patsy Mink on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Changing Social Security disproportionately affects women. (May 2001)
  • Supported pension reform and tax credits for long-term care. (Jul 1999)
Cynthia Thielen on Social Security
Republican Challenger: Click here for Cynthia Thielen on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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