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Butch Otter on Social Security
Republican governor; previously Representative (ID-1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Butch Otter on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Rated 10% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)

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ID 2014: 2014 ID Senate debate


Michael Crapo on Social Security
Republican Sr Senator (ID): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Michael Crapo on other issues.
  • Privatized government-managed accounts OK. (Jan 1998)
  • Voted YES on establishing reserve funds & pre-funding for Social Security. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on using the Social Security Surplus to fund tax reductions. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on Social Security Lockbox & limiting national debt. (Apr 1999)
  • Voted YES on putting 90% of any budget surplus toward Social Security. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Larry LaRocco on Social Security
Democratic Senate Challenger; previously US Rep.: Click here for Larry LaRocco on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Nels Mitchell on Social Security
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Nels Mitchell on other issues.
  • Fight efforts to cut or privatize entitlements. (Aug 2014)
  • The greatest generation earned their retirement security. (Jul 2014)
Jim Risch on Social Security
Republican Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Risch on other issues.
  • Reform Social Security without privatization. (Oct 2008)

House:


Raul Labrador on Social Security
Republican (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Raul Labrador on other issues.
  • Supports privatizing Social Security. (Nov 2010)
Mike Simpson on Social Security
Republican Representative (ID-2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Mike Simpson 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)

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Dirk Kempthorne on Social Security
Republican Governor (ID) and previously Senator: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Dirk Kempthorne on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing Roth IRAs for retirees. (May 1998)
  • Voted YES on allowing personal retirement accounts. (Apr 1998)
  • Voted YES on deducting Social Security payments on income taxes. (May 1996)
  • Maintain long-term solvency of Social Security and Medicare. (Aug 2001)
Jim Risch on Social Security
Republican Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Risch on other issues.
  • Reform Social Security without privatization. (Oct 2008)
Jerry Brady on Social Security
Former Democrat Challenger (2006): Click here for Jerry Brady on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Alan Blinken on Social Security
2002 Democratic Senate Challenger (ID): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Alan Blinken on other issues.
  • Reform needed, but not privatization. (Sep 2002)
Scott McClure on Social Security
2004 former Democratic Challenger: Click here for Scott McClure on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Fred Adams on Social Security
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for Fred Adams on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Helen Chenoweth on Social Security
Republican (District 1): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Helen Chenoweth 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)
  • Supported pension reform and tax credits for long-term care. (Jul 1999)
Larry Craig on Social Security
Republican Sr Senator (ID): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Larry Craig on other issues.
  • Voted YES on establishing reserve funds & pre-funding for Social Security. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on Social Security Lockbox & limiting national debt. (Apr 1999)
  • Voted YES on allowing Roth IRAs for retirees. (May 1998)
  • Voted YES on allowing personal retirement accounts. (Apr 1998)
  • Voted YES on deducting Social Security payments on income taxes. (May 1996)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Dirk Kempthorne on Social Security
Republican Governor (ID) and previously Senator: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Dirk Kempthorne on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing Roth IRAs for retirees. (May 1998)
  • Voted YES on allowing personal retirement accounts. (Apr 1998)
  • Voted YES on deducting Social Security payments on income taxes. (May 1996)
  • Maintain long-term solvency of Social Security and Medicare. (Aug 2001)
Walt Minnick on Social Security
Former Democrat (until 2010) (District 1): Click here for Walt Minnick on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Sali on Social Security
Republican: Click here for Bill Sali on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Sullivan on Social Security
2010 Democrat Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tom Sullivan on other issues.
  • Against privatizing; but reduce regulations. (Sep 2010)
  • Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age. (Aug 2010)
Butch Otter on Social Security
Republican governor; previously Representative (ID-1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Butch Otter on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Rated 10% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Rex Rammell on Social Security
Independent Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rex Rammell on other issues.
  • Opt out of Soc. Sec. with Individual Retirement accounts. (Jul 2008)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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