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Neil Abercrombie on Technology
Democratic Governor; previously Representative (HI-1): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Neil Abercrombie on other issues.
  • TMT: build $1.3B Thirty-Meter Telescope atop Mauna Kea. (Jan 2014)
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted NO on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
Duke Aiona on Technology
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Duke Aiona on other issues.
  • Member of the Aerospace States Association. (May 2014)
  • No state funding for any stem cell research. (Nov 2010)
David Ige on Technology
Democratic Gubernatorial Nominee: Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Ige on other issues.
  • Pioneered "paperless Legislature" & government transparency. (Jul 2014)

Senate:

HI 2014: 2014 HI Senate debate


Daniel Akaka on Technology
Democratic Jr Senator (HI): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Daniel Akaka on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on restoring $550M in funding for Amtrak for 2007. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on disallowing FCC approval of larger media conglomerates. (Sep 2003)
  • Voted NO on Internet sales tax moratorium. (Oct 1998)
  • Voted YES on telecomm deregulation. (Feb 1996)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
Colleen Hanabusa on Technology
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Colleen Hanabusa on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
Mazie Hirono on Technology
Democratic challenger; Representative (HI-2): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Mazie Hirono on other issues.
  • $6 million for new security screening at Hawaii airports. (May 2012)
  • Voted YES on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Popularize Electronic Signatures with ESIGN Day. (Jun 2010)
  • Member of House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure. (Mar 2011)
  • Create online database of science & math scholarships. (Dec 2007)
Daniel Inouye on Technology
Democratic Sr Senator (HI): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Daniel Inouye on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on restoring $550M in funding for Amtrak for 2007. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on disallowing FCC approval of larger media conglomerates. (Sep 2003)
  • Voted NO on Internet sales tax moratorium. (Oct 1998)
  • Voted YES on telecomm deregulation. (Feb 1996)
  • Require text on TV for visually-impaired viewers. (Apr 2005)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Require telecomms to transfer VOIP calls from other carriers. (Apr 2008)
  • Overturn FCC approval of media consolidation. (Mar 2008)
Linda Lingle on Technology
Republican Governor (HI): Click here for Linda Lingle on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Eddie Pirkowski on Technology
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Eddie Pirkowski on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Brian Schatz on Technology
Democratic Jr Senator Appointee: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Brian Schatz on other issues.
  • Complete improvements at Honolulu Airport and Nimitz Highway. (Dec 2012)
  • High technology tax incentive creates 800 jobs per year. (Oct 2012)
  • Voted YES on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
  • Strengthen infrastructure, including rail, dams, & Internet. (Jan 2013)

House:


Charles Djou on Technology
Republican Governor challenger (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Charles Djou on other issues.
  • Consistently opposes Honolulu rail project. (Dec 2013)
Tulsi Gabbard on Technology
Democrat (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tulsi Gabbard on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Linda Lingle on Technology
Republican Governor (HI): Click here for Linda Lingle on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Cam Cavasso on Technology
Republican Challenger: Click here for Cam Cavasso on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Colleen Hanabusa on Technology
Democrat (Senate run 2014) (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Colleen Hanabusa on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
Mazie Hirono on Technology
Democratic challenger; Representative (HI-2): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Mazie Hirono on other issues.
  • $6 million for new security screening at Hawaii airports. (May 2012)
  • Voted YES on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Popularize Electronic Signatures with ESIGN Day. (Jun 2010)
  • Member of House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure. (Mar 2011)
  • Create online database of science & math scholarships. (Dec 2007)
Ben Cayetano on Technology
Former Democratic Governor (1994-2002): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ben Cayetano on other issues.
  • Level playing field for Main Street vs. Internet sales tax. (Aug 2001)
Ed Case on Technology
Democratic challenger (2006); U.S. Rep.: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Ed Case on other issues.
  • Voted YES on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Chief information officer to digitize federal government. (Aug 2000)
Neil Abercrombie on Technology
Democratic Governor; previously Representative (HI-1): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Neil Abercrombie on other issues.
  • TMT: build $1.3B Thirty-Meter Telescope atop Mauna Kea. (Jan 2014)
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted NO on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
Ed Case on Technology
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Ed Case on other issues.
  • Voted YES on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Chief information officer to digitize federal government. (Aug 2000)
Patsy Mink on Technology
Democrat (District 2): Click here for Patsy Mink on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Cynthia Thielen on Technology
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Cynthia Thielen on other issues.
  • Strongly supports Net Neutrality. (Aug 2006)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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