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Earl Ray Tomblin on Social Security
Democratic Governor: Click here for Earl Ray Tomblin on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

WV 2014: 2014 WV Senate debate


Shelley Moore Capito on Social Security
Republican Representative (WV-2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Shelley Moore Capito 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)
  • Supports individual savings accounts and work incentives. (Sep 1998)
  • Supported pension reform and tax credits for long-term care. (Jul 1999)
Joe Manchin III on Social Security
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Joe Manchin III on other issues.
  • $14M for senior services, most money ever. (Nov 2008)
  • Repeal the Unemployment Insurance offset for working seniors. (Jan 2005)
  • Opposes private retirement accounts. (Aug 2010)
Pat McGeehan on Social Security
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Pat McGeehan on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Raese on Social Security
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Raese on other issues.
  • Self-investing in private accounts ok. (Aug 2006)
  • Supports private retirement accounts. (Aug 2010)
Natalie Tennant on Social Security
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Natalie Tennant on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Shelley Moore Capito on Social Security
Republican Representative (WV-2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Shelley Moore Capito 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)
  • Supports individual savings accounts and work incentives. (Sep 1998)
  • Supported pension reform and tax credits for long-term care. (Jul 1999)
David McKinley on Social Security
Republican (District 1): Click here for David McKinley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Alan Mollohan on Social Security
Democratic Representative (WV-1): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Alan Mollohan 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 NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Rated 100% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Nick Rahall on Social Security
Democratic Representative (WV-3): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Nick Rahall 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 NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Rated 90% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age. (Aug 2010)
  • Sponsored keeping CPI for benefits instead of lower "Chained CPI". (May 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Joe Manchin III on Social Security
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Joe Manchin III on other issues.
  • $14M for senior services, most money ever. (Nov 2008)
  • Repeal the Unemployment Insurance offset for working seniors. (Jan 2005)
  • Opposes private retirement accounts. (Aug 2010)
John Rockefeller on Social Security
Democratic Sr Senator (WV): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for John Rockefeller on other issues.
  • Voted NO on establishing reserve funds & pre-funding for Social Security. (Mar 2007)
  • 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)
  • Voted NO on deducting Social Security payments on income taxes. (May 1996)
  • Rated 100% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Sponsored keeping CPI for benefits instead of lower "Chained CPI". (May 2013)
Cecil Underwood on Social Security
Republican Candidate 2000: Click here for Cecil Underwood on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bob Wise on Social Security
Former Democratic Governor (2001-2004): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bob Wise on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Maintain long-term solvency of Social Security and Medicare. (Aug 2001)
Hiram Lewis on Social Security
Former Republican challenger (lost May 2006 primary): Click here for Hiram Lewis on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rick Snuffer on Social Security
Former Republican challenger (lost May 2006 primary): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rick Snuffer on other issues.
  • Protect Social Security. (Jan 2006)
Jay Wolfe on Social Security
2002 Republican Challenger (WV): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jay Wolfe on other issues.
  • Supports Notch reform and COLA reform. (Oct 2008)
  • FairTax would reform & totally fund Social Security. (Oct 2008)
  • Allow investing payroll tax in private accounts. (Aug 2008)
Robert Byrd on Social Security
Democratic Sr Senator (WV): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Robert Byrd on other issues.
  • Voted NO on establishing reserve funds & pre-funding for Social Security. (Mar 2007)
  • 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)
  • Voted NO on deducting Social Security payments on income taxes. (May 1996)
  • Rated 100% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Carte Goodwin on Social Security
Former Democratic Appointee: Click here for Carte Goodwin on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Zane Lawhorn on Social Security
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Zane Lawhorn on other issues.
  • Make program stable, even at high cost to young workers. (Feb 2006)
Bob Wise on Social Security
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bob Wise on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Maintain long-term solvency of Social Security and Medicare. (Aug 2001)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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