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Jerry Brown on Social Security
Democratic Governor: Click here for Jerry Brown on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Eric Garcetti on Social Security
Mayor of Los Angeles: Click here for Eric Garcetti on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jerry Sanders on Social Security
Mayor of San Diego: Click here for Jerry Sanders on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Antonio Villaraigosa on Social Security
Mayor of Los Angeles: Click here for Antonio Villaraigosa on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

CA 2012: 2012 CA Senate debate


Barbara Boxer on Social Security
Democratic Jr Senator (CA): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Barbara Boxer 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 90% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age. (Aug 2010)
Elizabeth Emken on Social Security
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Elizabeth Emken on other issues.
  • Never alter or limit current benefits. (Aug 2012)
  • Safeguard Social Security for seniors with means test. (Apr 2012)
Dianne Feinstein on Social Security
Democratic Sr Senator (CA): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Dianne Feinstein 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)
  • Create Retirement Savings Accounts. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 70% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)

House:


Joe Baca on Social Security
Democratic Representative (CA-43): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Joe Baca on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Strengthen Trust Funds and take them off-budget. (May 2001)
  • Reject proposals for private saving accounts. (May 2002)
  • Rated 100% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age. (Aug 2010)
  • Exclude Medicare and Social Security from deficit reduction. (Aug 2011)
Karen Bass on Social Security
Democrat (District 37): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Karen Bass on other issues.
  • Exclude Medicare and Social Security from deficit reduction. (Aug 2011)
Xavier Becerra on Social Security
Democratic Representative (CA-31): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Xavier Becerra on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO 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 100% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Ami Bera on Social Security
Democrat (District 7): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ami Bera on other issues.
  • Fight all efforts to privatize this program. (Nov 2012)
  • Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age. (Aug 2010)
  • Opposes personal retirement accounts. (Sep 2012)
Howard Berman on Social Security
Democratic Representative (CA-28): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Howard Berman on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Reject proposals for private saving accounts. (May 2002)
  • Rated 90% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Brian Bilbray on Social Security
Republican Representative (CA-50): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Brian Bilbray on other issues.
  • Allow investing portion of payroll tax in private accounts. (Nov 2000)
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Mary Bono on Social Security
Republican Representative (CA-45): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Mary Bono 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 NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Rated 11% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Supported pension reform and tax credits for long-term care. (Jul 1999)
Julia Brownley on Social Security
Democrat (District 26): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Julia Brownley on other issues.
  • by NCPSSM indicating a pro-Social Security stance. (Jul 2012)
  • Opposes personal retirement accounts. (Sep 2012)
Ken Calvert on Social Security
Republican Representative (CA-44): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Ken Calvert 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 NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
  • Supports individual savings accounts and work incentives. (Sep 1998)
John Campbell on Social Security
Republican Representative (CA-48): Click here for John Campbell on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Lois Capps on Social Security
Democratic Representative (CA-23): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Lois Capps 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)
  • Create Retirement Savings Accounts. (Aug 2000)
  • Changing Social Security disproportionately affects women. (May 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age. (Aug 2010)
  • Supported pension reform and tax credits for long-term care. (Jul 1999)
Tony Cardenas on Social Security
Democrat (District 29): Click here for Tony Cardenas on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Judy Chu on Social Security
Democrat (District 27): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Judy Chu on other issues.
  • Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age. (Aug 2010)
  • Exclude Medicare and Social Security from deficit reduction. (Aug 2011)
Paul Cook on Social Security
Republican (District 8): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Paul Cook on other issues.
  • Keep promises to our seniors. (Nov 2012)
Jim Costa on Social Security
Democratic Representative (CA-20): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Costa on other issues.
  • Strengthen Trust Funds and take them off-budget. (May 2001)
Susan Davis on Social Security
Democratic Representative (CA-53): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Susan Davis on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Create Retirement Savings Accounts. (Aug 2000)
  • Changing Social Security disproportionately affects women. (May 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Jeff Denham on Social Security
Republican (District 10): Click here for Jeff Denham on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Anna Eshoo on Social Security
Democratic Representative (CA-14): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Anna Eshoo on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Reject proposals for private saving accounts. (May 2002)
  • Rated 90% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Supported pension reform and tax credits for long-term care. (Jul 1999)
Sam Farr on Social Security
Democratic Representative (CA-17): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Sam Farr on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO 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 80% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age. (Aug 2010)
John Garamendi on Social Security
Democrat (District 3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Garamendi on other issues.
  • Never allow Wall Street to touch Social Security. (Nov 2009)
  • Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age. (Aug 2010)
Janice Hahn on Social Security
Democrat (District 44): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Janice Hahn on other issues.
  • Moral responsibility to honor our obligations to seniors. (Jul 2011)
  • Exclude Medicare and Social Security from deficit reduction. (Aug 2011)
  • by NCPSSM indicating a pro-Social Security stance. (Jul 2012)
Mike Honda on Social Security
Democratic Representative (CA-15): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Mike Honda on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Rated 90% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age. (Aug 2010)
  • Exclude Medicare and Social Security from deficit reduction. (Aug 2011)
Jared Huffman on Social Security
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jared Huffman on other issues.
  • Increase wage cap, without privatization. (Nov 2012)
  • by NCPSSM indicating a pro-Social Security stance. (Jul 2012)
Duncan Hunter Jr. on Social Security
Republican (District 50): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Duncan Hunter Jr. on other issues.
  • Give younger workers options for investing their own funds. (Nov 2008)
Darrell Issa on Social Security
Republican Representative (CA-49); Initiator of Recall CA Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Darrell Issa on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Doug LaMalfa on Social Security
Republican (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Doug LaMalfa on other issues.
  • Let future generations control their eventual retirements. (Nov 2012)
Barbara Lee on Social Security
Democratic Representative (CA-9): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Barbara Lee on other issues.
  • Voted NO on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Rated 100% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age. (Aug 2010)
  • Exclude Medicare and Social Security from deficit reduction. (Aug 2011)
  • Supported pension reform and tax credits for long-term care. (Jul 1999)
Zoe Lofgren on Social Security
Democratic Representative (CA-16): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Zoe Lofgren on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Create Retirement Savings Accounts. (Aug 2000)
  • Changing Social Security disproportionately affects women. (May 2001)
  • Rated 89% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age. (Aug 2010)
  • Supported pension reform and tax credits for long-term care. (Jul 1999)
Alan Lowenthal on Social Security
Democrat (District 47): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Alan Lowenthal on other issues.
  • I will protect the promise of Social Security. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes personal retirement accounts. (Sep 2012)
Dan Lungren on Social Security
Republican Representative (CA-3): Click here for Dan Lungren on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Doris Matsui on Social Security
Democratic Representative (CA-5): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Doris Matsui on other issues.
  • No severe changes; no privatization. (Feb 2010)
  • Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age. (Aug 2010)
Kevin McCarthy on Social Security
Republican: Click here for Kevin McCarthy on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Buck McKeon on Social Security
Republican Representative (CA-25): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Buck McKeon 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 NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Rated 10% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Gloria Negrete McLeod on Social Security
Democrat (District 35): Click here for Gloria Negrete McLeod on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jerry McNerney on Social Security
Democrat: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jerry McNerney on other issues.
  • $712 billion for private accounts puts future in danger. (Nov 2006)
  • Require small businesses to allow automatic IRA deposits. (Mar 2008)
Gary Miller on Social Security
Republican Representative (CA-42): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Gary Miller 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 NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
George Miller on Social Security
Democratic Representative (CA-7): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for George Miller on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Reject proposals for private saving accounts. (May 2002)
  • Rated 100% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age. (Aug 2010)
Grace Napolitano on Social Security
Democratic Representative (CA-38): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Grace Napolitano on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Rated 100% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age. (Aug 2010)
  • Exclude Medicare and Social Security from deficit reduction. (Aug 2011)
  • Supported pension reform and tax credits for long-term care. (Jul 1999)
Devin Nunes on Social Security
Republican Representative (CA-21): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Devin Nunes on other issues.
  • Preserve existing benefits; add personal retirement accounts. (Oct 2002)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Nancy Pelosi on Social Security
Democratic Representative (CA-8): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Nancy Pelosi on other issues.
  • When do we need to fix Social Security? Never!. (Apr 2012)
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Changing Social Security disproportionately affects women. (May 2001)
  • Reject proposals for private saving accounts. (May 2002)
  • Rated 100% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Supported pension reform and tax credits for long-term care. (Jul 1999)
Scott Peters on Social Security
Democrat (District 52): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Scott Peters on other issues.
  • No diversion of assets from retiree Trust Fund. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes personal retirement accounts. (Sep 2012)
Laura Richardson on Social Security
Democrat: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Laura Richardson on other issues.
  • No severe changes; no privatization. (Feb 2010)
  • Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age. (Aug 2010)
  • Exclude Medicare and Social Security from deficit reduction. (Aug 2011)
Dana Rohrabacher on Social Security
Republican Representative (CA-46): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Dana Rohrabacher 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 NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Rated 10% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Lucille Roybal-Allard on Social Security
Democratic Representative (CA-34): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Lucille Roybal-Allard on other issues.
  • Voted NO on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO 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 100% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age. (Aug 2010)
  • Supported pension reform and tax credits for long-term care. (Jul 1999)
Ed Royce on Social Security
Republican Representative (CA-40): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Ed Royce 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 NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Rated 11% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Raul Ruiz on Social Security
Democrat (District 36): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Raul Ruiz on other issues.
  • Protect entitlements slashed guaranteed benefits. (Nov 2012)
  • by NCPSSM indicating a pro-Social Security stance. (Jul 2012)
Linda Sanchez on Social Security
Democratic Representative (CA-39): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Linda Sanchez on other issues.
  • Rated 100% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • No severe changes; no privatization. (Feb 2010)
  • Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age. (Aug 2010)
Loretta Sanchez on Social Security
Democratic Representative (CA-47): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Loretta Sanchez 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)
  • Create Retirement Savings Accounts. (Aug 2000)
  • Strengthen Trust Funds and take them off-budget. (May 2001)
  • Changing Social Security disproportionately affects women. (May 2001)
  • Reject proposals for private saving accounts. (May 2002)
  • Rated 80% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Supported pension reform and tax credits for long-term care. (Jul 1999)
Adam Schiff on Social Security
Democratic Representative (CA-29): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Adam Schiff on other issues.
  • Direct all federal surpluses to Trust Fund. (Jan 2001)
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Create Retirement Savings Accounts. (Aug 2000)
  • Strengthen Trust Funds and take them off-budget. (May 2001)
  • Changing Social Security disproportionately affects women. (May 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Brad Sherman on Social Security
Democratic Representative (CA-27): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Brad Sherman on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO 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)
Jackie Speier on Social Security
Democrat: Click here for Jackie Speier on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Pete Stark on Social Security
Democratic Representative (CA-13): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Pete Stark on other issues.
  • Voted NO on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Reject proposals for private saving accounts. (May 2002)
  • Rated 100% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • No severe changes; no privatization. (Feb 2010)
  • Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age. (Aug 2010)
  • Exclude Medicare and Social Security from deficit reduction. (Aug 2011)
  • by NCPSSM indicating a pro-Social Security stance. (Nov 2011)
Eric Swalwell on Social Security
Democrat (District 15): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Eric Swalwell on other issues.
  • Ensure our successful government programs for long-term. (Nov 2012)
Mark Takano on Social Security
Democrat (District 41): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mark Takano on other issues.
  • Fight to protect Social Security from privatizations plans. (Nov 2012)
  • by NCPSSM indicating a pro-Social Security stance. (Jul 2012)
Mike Thompson on Social Security
Democratic Representative (CA-1): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Mike Thompson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Strengthen Trust Funds and take them off-budget. (May 2001)
  • Reject proposals for private saving accounts. (May 2002)
  • Rated 60% by the ARA, indicating a mixed record on senior issues. (Dec 2003)
  • No severe changes; no privatization. (Feb 2010)
David Valadao on Social Security
Republican (District 21): Click here for David Valadao on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Juan Vargas on Social Security
Democrat (District 51): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Juan Vargas on other issues.
  • Protect Medicare and Social Security. (Nov 2012)
Maxine Waters on Social Security
Democratic Representative (CA-35): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Maxine Waters on other issues.
  • Voted NO on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO 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 100% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age. (Aug 2010)
  • Exclude Medicare and Social Security from deficit reduction. (Aug 2011)
  • Supported pension reform and tax credits for long-term care. (Jul 1999)
Henry Waxman on Social Security
Democratic Representative (CA-30): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Henry Waxman on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Reject proposals for private saving accounts. (May 2002)
  • Rated 90% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • No severe changes; no privatization. (Feb 2010)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Darrell Issa on Social Security
Republican Representative (CA-49); Initiator of Recall CA Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Darrell Issa on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Arnold Schwarzenegger on Social Security
Republican CA Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Arnold Schwarzenegger on other issues.
  • 2005: privatize public employee pensions. (Oct 2010)
Keith Holbrook on Social Security
Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for Keith Holbrook on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Gail Lightfoot on Social Security
2000 Libertarian Challenger for Senate (CA): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Gail Lightfoot on other issues.
  • Replace Ponzi scheme with personal portable plans. (Jul 2010)
  • Supports privatizing Social Security. (Oct 2000)
Orly Taitz on Social Security
Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for Orly Taitz on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dennis Cardoza on Social Security
Democratic Representative (CA-18): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dennis Cardoza on other issues.
  • Strengthen Trust Funds and take them off-budget. (May 2001)
  • Rated 90% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
David Dreier on Social Security
Republican Representative (CA-26): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for David Dreier 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 NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
  • Supports individual savings accounts and work incentives. (Sep 1998)
Bob Filner on Social Security
Democratic Representative (CA-51): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Bob Filner on other issues.
  • Voted NO on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO 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 100% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • No severe changes; no privatization. (Feb 2010)
  • Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age. (Aug 2010)
  • Exclude Medicare and Social Security from deficit reduction. (Aug 2011)
Elton Gallegly on Social Security
Republican Representative (CA-24): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Elton Gallegly 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 NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Jane Harman on Social Security
Democratic Representative (CA-36): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jane Harman on other issues.
  • Opposes privatizing Social Security. (Oct 2000)
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Create Retirement Savings Accounts. (Aug 2000)
  • Strengthen Trust Funds and take them off-budget. (May 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Supported pension reform and tax credits for long-term care. (Jul 1999)
Wally Herger on Social Security
Republican Representative (CA-2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Wally Herger 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 NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Create personal retirement accounts within Social Security. (Jul 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Jerry Lewis on Social Security
Republican Representative (CA-41): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jerry Lewis 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 NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
  • Supports individual savings accounts and work incentives. (Sep 1998)
Tom McClintock on Social Security
Republican (District 4): Click here for Tom McClintock on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Lynn Woolsey on Social Security
Democratic Representative (CA-6): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Lynn Woolsey on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Reject proposals for private saving accounts. (May 2002)
  • Rated 100% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age. (Aug 2010)
  • Exclude Medicare and Social Security from deficit reduction. (Aug 2011)
  • Supported pension reform and tax credits for long-term care. (Jul 1999)
Cruz Bustamante on Social Security
Former Democratic Lt. Governor: Click here for Cruz Bustamante on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Peter Camejo on Social Security
Former Green Challenger (2003): Click here for Peter Camejo on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Gray Davis on Social Security
Former Democratic: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Gray Davis on other issues.
  • Maintain long-term solvency of Social Security and Medicare. (Aug 2001)
Arianna Huffington on Social Security
Former Independent Challenger (2003): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Arianna Huffington on other issues.
  • Calling Social Security a Ponzi scheme is radical & extreme. (Sep 2011)
Tom McClintock on Social Security
Former Republican Challenger (2003): Click here for Tom McClintock on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Simon on Social Security
Former Republican Challenger (2003): Click here for Bill Simon on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Peter Ueberroth on Social Security
Former Republican Challenger (2003): Click here for Peter Ueberroth on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Baker on Social Security
Republican Former (1994-) (District 10): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Baker on other issues.
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Sonny Bono on Social Security
Republican Former (1994-) (District 44): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Sonny Bono on other issues.
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Tom Campbell on Social Security
2010 Republican Challenger (lost primary): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tom Campbell on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Create personal retirement accounts within Social Security. (Jul 2000)
Cal Dooley on Social Security
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 20): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Cal Dooley 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)
  • Create Retirement Savings Accounts. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 25% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Bob Dornan on Social Security
Republican Former (1994-) (District 46): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bob Dornan on other issues.
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Jim Gray on Social Security
2004 former Libertarian challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Gray on other issues.
  • Keep promises but allow young to privately invest. (Aug 2004)
Bill Jones on Social Security
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for Bill Jones on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jay Kim on Social Security
Republican Former (1994-) (District 41): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jay Kim on other issues.
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Tom Lantos on Social Security
Former Democrat (until 2008) (District 12): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Tom Lantos on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Reject proposals for private saving accounts. (May 2002)
  • Rated 100% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Robert Matsui on Social Security
Former Democrat (deceased) (District 5): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Robert Matsui on other issues.
  • Voted NO on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Reject proposals for private saving accounts. (May 2002)
  • Rated 89% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Carlos Moorhead on Social Security
Republican Former (1994-) (District 27): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Carlos Moorhead on other issues.
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Dick Mountjoy on Social Security
Former Republican Senate Challenger (2006): Click here for Dick Mountjoy on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Frank Riggs on Social Security
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Frank Riggs on other issues.
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Andrea Seastrand on Social Security
Republican Former (1994-) (District 22): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Andrea Seastrand on other issues.
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
George Brown on Social Security
Democrat (District 42): Click here for George Brown on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Campbell on Social Security
Republican (Retired) (District 15): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tom Campbell on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Create personal retirement accounts within Social Security. (Jul 2000)
Gary Condit on Social Security
Democrat (District 18): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Gary Condit 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)
  • Strengthen Trust Funds and take them off-budget. (May 2001)
Christopher Cox on Social Security
Republican (District 47): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Christopher Cox 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 NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Create personal retirement accounts within Social Security. (Jul 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Duke Cunningham on Social Security
Republican (District 51): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Duke Cunningham 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 NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Ron Dellums on Social Security
Democrat (1993-1998) (District 9): Click here for Ron Dellums on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Julian Dixon on Social Security
Democrat (District 32): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Julian Dixon on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
John Doolittle on Social Security
Republican Representative (CA-4): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for John Doolittle 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 NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Create personal retirement accounts within Social Security. (Jul 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Vic Fazio on Social Security
Democrat (District 3): Click here for Vic Fazio on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Carly Fiorina on Social Security
2010 Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Carly Fiorina on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Steve Horn on Social Security
Republican (District 38): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Steve Horn 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 NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
  • Supports individual savings accounts and work incentives. (Sep 1998)
Duncan Hunter on Social Security
Republican Representative (CA-52): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Duncan Hunter on other issues.
  • Address entitlement programs with trade policy. (Oct 2007)
  • Personal retirement accounts allow investing in one’s future. (Sep 2007)
  • 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 NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Create personal retirement accounts within Social Security. (Jul 2000)
  • Rated 11% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Steven Kuykendall on Social Security
Republican (District 36): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Steven Kuykendall on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
Marty Martinez on Social Security
Republican (District 31): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Marty Martinez on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
Juanita Millender-McDonald on Social Security
Democrat (District 37): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Juanita Millender-McDonald on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Create Retirement Savings Accounts. (Aug 2000)
  • Changing Social Security disproportionately affects women. (May 2001)
  • Rated 90% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Supported pension reform and tax credits for long-term care. (Jul 1999)
Doug Ose on Social Security
Republican (District 3): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Doug Ose 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 NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Supports individual savings accounts and work incentives. (Sep 1998)
Ron Packard on Social Security
Republican (District 48): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ron Packard on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Richard Pombo on Social Security
Republican (District 11): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Richard Pombo 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 NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
George Radanovich on Social Security
Republican Representative (CA-19): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for George Radanovich 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 NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
James Rogan on Social Security
Republican (District 27): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for James Rogan on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
Hilda Solis on Social Security
Democratic Representative (CA-32): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Hilda Solis on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Reject proposals for private saving accounts. (May 2002)
  • Rated 100% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Supported pension reform and tax credits for long-term care. (Jul 1999)
Ellen Tauscher on Social Security
Democratic Representative (CA-10): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Ellen Tauscher 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)
  • Create Retirement Savings Accounts. (Aug 2000)
  • Strengthen Trust Funds and take them off-budget. (May 2001)
  • Rated 80% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Supported pension reform and tax credits for long-term care. (Jul 1999)
Bill Thomas on Social Security
Republican (District 21): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Bill Thomas 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 NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Esteban Torres on Social Security
Democrat (District 34): Click here for Esteban Torres on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Andy Vidak on Social Security
Republican Challenger 2010 (District 20): Click here for Andy Vidak on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Diane Watson on Social Security
Democratic Representative (CA-33): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Diane Watson on other issues.
  • Rated 100% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age. (Aug 2010)
  • Supported pension reform and tax credits for long-term care. (Jul 1999)
Charlie Brown on Social Security
Democrat (District 4): Click here for Charlie Brown on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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