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Neil Abercrombie on Government Reform
Democratic Governor; previously Representative (HI-1): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Neil Abercrombie on other issues.
  • Voted YES on Senate pay raise. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on requiring lobbyist disclosure of bundled donations. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on granting Washington DC an Electoral vote & vote in Congress. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on protecting whistleblowers from employer recrimination. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on requiring photo ID for voting in federal elections. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted NO on restricting independent grassroots political committees. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting lawsuits about obesity against food providers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on limiting attorney's fees in class action lawsuits. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted NO on restricting frivolous lawsuits. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted YES on campaign finance reform banning soft-money contributions. (Feb 2002)
  • Voted NO on banning soft money donations to national political parties. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on banning soft money and issue ads. (Sep 1999)
  • Criminalize false or deceptive info about elections. (Nov 2005)

Senate:

HI 2014: 2014 HI Senate debate


Daniel Akaka on Government Reform
Democratic Jr Senator (HI): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Daniel Akaka on other issues.
  • Voted YES on Congressional pay raise. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing a US House seat for the District of Columbia. (Feb 2009)
  • Voted YES on granting the District of Columbia a seat in Congress. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted NO on requiring photo ID to vote in federal elections. (Jul 2007)
  • Voted YES on allowing some lobbyist gifts to Congress. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted NO on establishing the Senate Office of Public Integrity. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on banning "soft money" contributions and restricting issue ads. (Mar 2002)
  • Voted NO on require photo ID (not just signature) for voter registration. (Feb 2002)
  • Voted YES on banning campaign donations from unions & corporations. (Apr 2001)
  • Voted YES on funding for National Endowment for the Arts. (Aug 1999)
  • Voted YES on favoring 1997 McCain-Feingold overhaul of campaign finance. (Oct 1997)
  • Voted NO on Approving the presidential line-item veto. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted NO on banning more types of Congressional gifts. (Jul 1995)
  • Reject photo ID requirements for voting. (Sep 2005)
  • Require full disclosure of independent campaign expenditures. (Jul 2012)
Colleen Hanabusa on Government Reform
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Colleen Hanabusa on other issues.
  • Reduce the salary of Members of Congress. (Jan 2011)
  • Ban stock trading based on Congressional insider knowledge. (Nov 2011)
  • Require full disclosure of independent campaign expenditures. (Mar 2012)
Mazie Hirono on Government Reform
Democratic challenger; Representative (HI-2): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Mazie Hirono on other issues.
  • Voted YES on Senate pay raise. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on requiring lobbyist disclosure of bundled donations. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on granting Washington DC an Electoral vote & vote in Congress. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on protecting whistleblowers from employer recrimination. (Mar 2007)
  • Establish the United States Public Service Academy. (Mar 2007)
  • Member of House Committee on Ethics. (Mar 2011)
  • Ban stock trading based on Congressional insider knowledge. (Nov 2011)
  • Require full disclosure of independent campaign expenditures. (Jul 2012)
Daniel Inouye on Government Reform
Democratic Sr Senator (HI): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Daniel Inouye on other issues.
  • No limit on pain & suffering in lawsuits. (Nov 1998)
  • Voted YES on Congressional pay raise. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing a US House seat for the District of Columbia. (Feb 2009)
  • Voted YES on granting the District of Columbia a seat in Congress. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted NO on requiring photo ID to vote in federal elections. (Jul 2007)
  • Voted YES on allowing some lobbyist gifts to Congress. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted NO on establishing the Senate Office of Public Integrity. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on banning "soft money" contributions and restricting issue ads. (Mar 2002)
  • Voted NO on require photo ID (not just signature) for voter registration. (Feb 2002)
  • Voted YES on banning campaign donations from unions & corporations. (Apr 2001)
  • Voted YES on funding for National Endowment for the Arts. (Aug 1999)
  • Voted YES on favoring 1997 McCain-Feingold overhaul of campaign finance. (Oct 1997)
  • Voted NO on Approving the presidential line-item veto. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted NO on banning more types of Congressional gifts. (Jul 1995)
  • Establish the United States Public Service Academy. (Mar 2007)
  • Require full disclosure of independent campaign expenditures. (Jul 2012)
Linda Lingle on Government Reform
Republican Governor (HI): Click here for Linda Lingle on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Eddie Pirkowski on Government Reform
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Eddie Pirkowski on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Brian Schatz on Government Reform
Democratic Jr Senator Appointee: Click here for Brian Schatz on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Tulsi Gabbard on Government Reform
Democrat (District 2): Click here for Tulsi Gabbard on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Colleen Hanabusa on Government Reform
Democrat (District 1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Colleen Hanabusa on other issues.
  • Reduce the salary of Members of Congress. (Jan 2011)
  • Ban stock trading based on Congressional insider knowledge. (Nov 2011)
  • Require full disclosure of independent campaign expenditures. (Mar 2012)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Linda Lingle on Government Reform
Republican Governor (HI): Click here for Linda Lingle on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mazie Hirono on Government Reform
Democratic challenger; Representative (HI-2): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Mazie Hirono on other issues.
  • Voted YES on Senate pay raise. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on requiring lobbyist disclosure of bundled donations. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on granting Washington DC an Electoral vote & vote in Congress. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on protecting whistleblowers from employer recrimination. (Mar 2007)
  • Establish the United States Public Service Academy. (Mar 2007)
  • Member of House Committee on Ethics. (Mar 2011)
  • Ban stock trading based on Congressional insider knowledge. (Nov 2011)
  • Require full disclosure of independent campaign expenditures. (Jul 2012)
Ben Cayetano on Government Reform
Former Democratic Governor (1994-2002): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ben Cayetano on other issues.
  • Reforms must respect state's rights to select electors. (Aug 2001)
Ed Case on Government Reform
Democratic challenger (2006); U.S. Rep.: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Ed Case on other issues.
  • Only 8% of my campaign money comes from PACs. (May 2012)
  • Voted YES on restricting independent grassroots political committees. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting lawsuits about obesity against food providers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on limiting attorney's fees in class action lawsuits. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting frivolous lawsuits. (Sep 2004)
  • Voluntary public financing for all general elections. (Aug 2000)
  • Prohibit non-legislated earmarks. (Jul 2005)
Cam Cavasso on Government Reform
2004 former Republican Challenger: Click here for Cam Cavasso on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Neil Abercrombie on Government Reform
Democratic Governor; previously Representative (HI-1): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Neil Abercrombie on other issues.
  • Voted YES on Senate pay raise. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on requiring lobbyist disclosure of bundled donations. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on granting Washington DC an Electoral vote & vote in Congress. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on protecting whistleblowers from employer recrimination. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on requiring photo ID for voting in federal elections. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted NO on restricting independent grassroots political committees. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting lawsuits about obesity against food providers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on limiting attorney's fees in class action lawsuits. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted NO on restricting frivolous lawsuits. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted YES on campaign finance reform banning soft-money contributions. (Feb 2002)
  • Voted NO on banning soft money donations to national political parties. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on banning soft money and issue ads. (Sep 1999)
  • Criminalize false or deceptive info about elections. (Nov 2005)
Ed Case on Government Reform
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Ed Case on other issues.
  • Only 8% of my campaign money comes from PACs. (May 2012)
  • Voted YES on restricting independent grassroots political committees. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting lawsuits about obesity against food providers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on limiting attorney's fees in class action lawsuits. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting frivolous lawsuits. (Sep 2004)
  • Voluntary public financing for all general elections. (Aug 2000)
  • Prohibit non-legislated earmarks. (Jul 2005)
Charles Djou on Government Reform
Republican (until 2010) (District 1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Charles Djou on other issues.
  • Increase penalties & crack down on corrupt agencies. (Sep 2010)
  • Sunset Act: review every federal agency every 12 years. (Jan 2009)
  • Require Internet disclosure of all earmarks. (May 2010)
Patsy Mink on Government Reform
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Patsy Mink on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning soft money donations to national political parties. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on banning soft money and issue ads. (Sep 1999)
Cynthia Thielen on Government Reform
Republican Challenger: Click here for Cynthia Thielen on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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