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Jason Carter on Social Security
Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger: Click here for Jason Carter on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Nathan Deal on Social Security
Republican Governor; previously Representative (GA-10): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Nathan Deal 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)

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Paul Broun on Social Security
Republican: Click here for Paul Broun on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Phil Gingrey on Social Security
Republican Representative (GA-11): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Phil Gingrey on other issues.
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Karen Handel on Social Security
Republican Challenger: Click here for Karen Handel on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Johnny Isakson on Social Security
Republican Jr Senator; previously Rep (GA-6): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Johnny Isakson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on establishing reserve funds & pre-funding for Social Security. (Mar 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)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Supports individual savings accounts and work incentives. (Sep 1998)
Jack Kingston on Social Security
Republican Representative (GA-1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jack Kingston 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 10% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Michelle Nunn on Social Security
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Michelle Nunn on other issues.
    No stance on record.
David Perdue on Social Security
Republican challenger: Click here for David Perdue on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


John Barrow on Social Security
Democratic Representative (GA-12): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Barrow on other issues.
  • Stop raiding the Social Security Trust Fund. (Nov 2004)
  • Strengthen Trust Funds and take them off-budget. (May 2001)
Sanford Bishop on Social Security
Democratic Representative (GA-2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Sanford Bishop 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)
  • Changing Social Security disproportionately affects women. (May 2001)
  • Rated 90% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Doug Collins on Social Security
Republican (District 9): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Doug Collins on other issues.
  • Supports personal retirement accounts. (Sep 2012)
Tom Graves on Social Security
Republican (District 14): Click here for Tom Graves on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jody Hice on Social Security
Republican Nominee (District 10): Click here for Jody Hice on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Hank Johnson on Social Security
Democrat: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Hank Johnson on other issues.
  • Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age. (Aug 2010)
  • Exclude Medicare and Social Security from deficit reduction. (Aug 2011)
  • Sponsored keeping CPI for benefits instead of lower "Chained CPI". (Apr 2013)
John Lewis on Social Security
Democratic Representative (GA-5): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for John Lewis 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)
  • 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)
  • Sponsored keeping CPI for benefits instead of lower "Chained CPI". (Apr 2013)
Barry Loudermilk on Social Security
Republican Nominee (District 11): Click here for Barry Loudermilk on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Price on Social Security
Republican Representative (GA-6): Click here for Tom Price on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Austin Scott on Social Security
Republican (District 8): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Austin Scott on other issues.
  • Safeguard the agreement with seniors; no privatization. (Nov 2010)
  • Opposes private retirement accounts. (Aug 2010)
David Scott on Social Security
Democratic Representative (GA-13): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for David Scott on other issues.
  • Create Retirement Savings Accounts. (Aug 2000)
  • Strengthen Trust Funds and take them off-budget. (May 2001)
  • Rated 60% by the ARA, indicating a mixed record on senior issues. (Dec 2003)
Lynn Westmoreland on Social Security
Republican Representative (GA-8): Click here for Lynn Westmoreland on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rob Woodall on Social Security
Republican (District 7): Click here for Rob Woodall on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Former candidates & officeholders:


Sonny Perdue on Social Security
Republican GA Governor: Click here for Sonny Perdue on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Saxby Chambliss on Social Security
Republican Sr Senator; previously Representative (GA-8): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Saxby Chambliss on other issues.
  • No change warranted for “Notch Babies” benefits. (Oct 2008)
  • No change needed for senior CPI adjustment. (Oct 2008)
  • Allow younger workers voluntary personal retirement accounts. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on establishing reserve funds & pre-funding for Social Security. (Mar 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)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Bob Barr on Social Security
Republican Challenger (District 11): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Bob Barr on other issues.
  • Social Security is immoral; make it voluntary. (Nov 2008)
  • 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)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Paul Broun on Social Security
Republican: Click here for Paul Broun on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Phil Gingrey on Social Security
Republican Representative (GA-11): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Phil Gingrey on other issues.
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Mike Keown on Social Security
Former GOP Challenger (2010) (District 2): Click here for Mike Keown on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jack Kingston on Social Security
Republican Representative (GA-1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jack Kingston 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 10% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Roy Barnes on Social Security
Former Democratic Governor (1999-2002): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Roy Barnes on other issues.
  • Maintain long-term solvency of Social Security and Medicare. (Aug 2001)
Allen Buckley on Social Security
Libertarian challenger (2008): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Allen Buckley on other issues.
  • I do not support any Notch reform proposals. (Oct 2008)
  • Tie COLA to senior spending instead of labor cost increases. (Oct 2008)
  • Invest Trust Fund in stocks and bonds. (Oct 2008)
  • Matching accounts for people born after 1985. (Aug 2004)
  • Privatization of Social Security is impractical. (Jun 2004)
  • Invest annual surpluses via professional asset managers. (Jun 2004)
  • National referendum to resolve Social Security dilemmas. (May 2004)
Max Burns on Social Security
Republican (Until 2004) (District 12): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Max Burns on other issues.
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Max Cleland on Social Security
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Max Cleland on other issues.
  • 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)
Mac Collins on Social Security
2004 former Republican challenger; US Representative: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Mac Collins 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)
Mac Collins on Social Security
Former Republican (until 2005) (District 3): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Mac Collins 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)
Paul Coverdell on Social Security
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Paul Coverdell on other issues.
  • 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)
Newt Gingrich on Social Security
Republican Former (1994-) (District 6): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Newt Gingrich on other issues.
  • Establish Social Security savings accounts, like Chile. (Jan 2012)
  • Take Social Security off federal budget; give young a choice. (Nov 2011)
  • Get social security out of budget; make personal accounts. (Nov 2011)
  • Take away politicians' power & control over our retirement. (Sep 2011)
  • Capital markets return more that Social Security promises. (May 2010)
  • 50% offset on the FICA tax, to stimulate economy. (Feb 2009)
  • Invest 50% of payroll taxes in personal accounts. (Dec 2007)
  • Move retirement plans to personal savings plans. (Dec 2007)
  • Modernize via personal social security savings accounts. (Dec 2006)
  • Retirement policies & tax policies ARE health policies. (Sep 2003)
  • Show true cost of FICA--double what is shown on paychecks. (Jul 1998)
  • Convert to IRA-based system. (Jul 1998)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Denise Majette on Social Security
2004 former Democratic challenger; US Representative: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Denise Majette on other issues.
  • No risky privatization schemes. (Oct 2004)
  • Protect and preserve without privatization schemes. (Aug 2004)
  • Rated 100% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Denise Majette on Social Security
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 4): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Denise Majette on other issues.
  • No risky privatization schemes. (Oct 2004)
  • Protect and preserve without privatization schemes. (Aug 2004)
  • Rated 100% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Zell Miller on Social Security
Former Democratic Senator; retired 2004: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Zell Miller on other issues.
  • Do not tax Social Security. (Oct 2003)
  • Strengthen Soc. Sec. system; trust fund in lockbox. (Nov 2000)
  • Keep our promises: no privatization, keep retirement age. (Oct 2000)
  • Opposes privatizing Social Security. (Sep 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Sam Nunn on Social Security
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Sam Nunn on other issues.
  • Voted NO on deducting Social Security payments on income taxes. (May 1996)
  • Create Retirement Savings Accounts. (Aug 2000)
Mary Squires on Social Security
2004 former Democratic challenger; State Senator: Click here for Mary Squires on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dale Cardwell on Social Security
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Dale Cardwell on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Saxby Chambliss on Social Security
Republican Sr Senator; previously Representative (GA-8): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Saxby Chambliss on other issues.
  • No change warranted for “Notch Babies” benefits. (Oct 2008)
  • No change needed for senior CPI adjustment. (Oct 2008)
  • Allow younger workers voluntary personal retirement accounts. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on establishing reserve funds & pre-funding for Social Security. (Mar 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)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Nathan Deal on Social Security
Republican Governor; previously Representative (GA-10): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Nathan Deal 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)
Johnny Isakson on Social Security
Republican Jr Senator; previously Rep (GA-6): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Johnny Isakson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on establishing reserve funds & pre-funding for Social Security. (Mar 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)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Supports individual savings accounts and work incentives. (Sep 1998)
Vernon Jones on Social Security
Democratic Senate challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Vernon Jones on other issues.
  • Reform & improve Social Security as we know it today. (Jul 2008)
  • Fight hard as the Dickens for our seniors. (Jun 2008)
Rand Knight on Social Security
Democrat Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rand Knight on other issues.
  • Opposes privatization unless it guarantees retirement income. (Jun 2008)
Josh Lanier on Social Security
Democratic Senate challenger: Click here for Josh Lanier on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Linder on Social Security
Republican Representative (GA-7): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for John Linder on other issues.
  • Social Security is on the verge of financial collapse. (May 2006)
  • Payroll tax increase is a lousy way to reform the system. (May 2006)
  • 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)
Jim Marshall on Social Security
Democratic Representative (GA-3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jim Marshall on other issues.
  • Strengthen Trust Funds and take them off-budget. (May 2001)
  • Rated 67% by the ARA, indicating a mixed record on senior issues. (Dec 2003)
Jim Martin on Social Security
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jim Martin on other issues.
  • Notch Reform: equitable benefits to all recipients. (Oct 2008)
  • Base COLA increases on actual cost of necessities. (Oct 2008)
  • Privatization of the system is the wrong answer. (Oct 2008)
  • Protect seniors from consumer fraud. (Jul 2008)
Cynthia McKinney on Social Security
Democrat (District 4): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Cynthia McKinney 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)
  • Changing Social Security disproportionately affects women. (May 2001)
  • Reject proposals for private saving accounts. (May 2002)
  • Supported pension reform and tax credits for long-term care. (Jul 1999)
Charlie Norwood on Social Security
Republican (District 10): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Charlie Norwood 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 20% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Mike Thurmond on Social Security
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mike Thurmond on other issues.
  • Create Retirement Savings Accounts. (Aug 2000)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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