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Neil Abercrombie on Free Trade
Democratic Governor; previously Representative (HI-1): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Neil Abercrombie on other issues.
  • Allow foreign ships to unload in Hawaii en route to US. (Dec 2013)
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 28% by CATO, indicating a pro-fair trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)
Duke Aiona on Free Trade
Republican Challenger: Click here for Duke Aiona on other issues.
    No stance on record.
David Ige on Free Trade
Democratic Gubernatorial Nominee: Click here for David Ige on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

HI 2014: 2014 HI Senate debate


Daniel Akaka on Free Trade
Democratic Jr Senator (HI): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Daniel Akaka on other issues.
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted NO on free trade agreement with Oman. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA for Central America free-trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on establishing free trade between US & Singapore. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on establishing free trade between the US and Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on extending free trade to Andean nations. (May 2002)
  • Voted YES on granting normal trade relations status to Vietnam. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on removing common goods from national security export rules. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on expanding trade to the third world. (May 2000)
  • Voted YES on renewing 'fast track' presidential trade authority. (Nov 1997)
  • Voted YES on imposing trade sanctions on Japan for closed market. (May 1995)
  • Rated 9% by CATO, indicating a pro-fair trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
Colleen Hanabusa on Free Trade
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Colleen Hanabusa on other issues.
  • Supports 1920 Jones Act: only US ships HI to West Coast. (Dec 2013)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (Apr 2013)
Mazie Hirono on Free Trade
Democratic challenger; Representative (HI-2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Mazie Hirono on other issues.
  • Protect workers & environment in new trade agreements. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)
Daniel Inouye on Free Trade
Democratic Sr Senator (HI): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Daniel Inouye on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted NO on free trade agreement with Oman. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA for Central America free-trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on establishing free trade between US & Singapore. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on establishing free trade between the US and Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on granting normal trade relations status to Vietnam. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on removing common goods from national security export rules. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on permanent normal trade relations with China. (Sep 2000)
  • Voted YES on expanding trade to the third world. (May 2000)
  • Voted YES on renewing 'fast track' presidential trade authority. (Nov 1997)
  • Voted NO on imposing trade sanctions on Japan for closed market. (May 1995)
  • Rated 33% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Linda Lingle on Free Trade
Republican Governor (HI): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Linda Lingle on other issues.
  • Pursue trade in the Asia-Pacific region. (Mar 2012)
  • Promote the Andean Free Trade Agreement. (May 2002)
Eddie Pirkowski on Free Trade
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Eddie Pirkowski on other issues.
  • Increase trade with China. (Jun 2012)
Brian Schatz on Free Trade
Democratic Jr Senator Appointee: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Brian Schatz on other issues.
  • Promote relations and tourism travel from Asia Pacific. (Dec 2012)

House:


Charles Djou on Free Trade
Republican Governor challenger (District 1): Click here for Charles Djou on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tulsi Gabbard on Free Trade
Democrat (District 2): Click here for Tulsi Gabbard on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Former candidates & officeholders:


Linda Lingle on Free Trade
Republican Governor (HI): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Linda Lingle on other issues.
  • Pursue trade in the Asia-Pacific region. (Mar 2012)
  • Promote the Andean Free Trade Agreement. (May 2002)
Cam Cavasso on Free Trade
Republican Challenger: Click here for Cam Cavasso on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Colleen Hanabusa on Free Trade
Democrat (Senate run 2014) (District 1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Colleen Hanabusa on other issues.
  • Supports 1920 Jones Act: only US ships HI to West Coast. (Dec 2013)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (Apr 2013)
Mazie Hirono on Free Trade
Democratic challenger; Representative (HI-2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Mazie Hirono on other issues.
  • Protect workers & environment in new trade agreements. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)
Ben Cayetano on Free Trade
Former Democratic Governor (1994-2002): Click here for Ben Cayetano on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ed Case on Free Trade
Democratic challenger (2006); U.S. Rep.: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Ed Case on other issues.
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Build a rule-based global trading system. (Aug 2000)
Neil Abercrombie on Free Trade
Democratic Governor; previously Representative (HI-1): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Neil Abercrombie on other issues.
  • Allow foreign ships to unload in Hawaii en route to US. (Dec 2013)
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 28% by CATO, indicating a pro-fair trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)
Ed Case on Free Trade
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Ed Case on other issues.
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Build a rule-based global trading system. (Aug 2000)
Patsy Mink on Free Trade
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Patsy Mink on other issues.
  • Voted YES on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)
Cynthia Thielen on Free Trade
Republican Challenger: Click here for Cynthia Thielen on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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