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Sean Parnell on Social Security
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Sean Parnell on other issues.
  • Make Retirement Trust Fund sustainable by adding $3B. (Jan 2014)
Mead Treadwell on Social Security
Republican Lt. Governor: Click here for Mead Treadwell on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

AK 2014: 2014 AK Senate debate


Mark Begich on Social Security
Democratic Jr Senator: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Mark Begich on other issues.
  • Treat “Notch babies” equally with all other seniors. (Oct 2008)
  • Adjust Soc. Sec. cost of living by consumer price index. (Oct 2008)
  • No privatization; no individual investment accounts. (Oct 2008)
  • Elderly are entitled to solvent & reliable Social Security. (Aug 2008)
  • Sponsored keeping CPI for benefits instead of lower "Chained CPI". (Apr 2013)
Joe Miller on Social Security
Challenger and previous Republican Nominee: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Joe Miller on other issues.
  • Privatize elements of Social Security. (Sep 2010)
  • Supports private retirement accounts. (Aug 2010)
Lisa Murkowski on Social Security
Independent Sr Senator (AK): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Lisa Murkowski on other issues.
  • Voted YES on establishing reserve funds & pre-funding for Social Security. (Mar 2007)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Dan Sullivan on Social Security
Republican challenger: Click here for Dan Sullivan on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mead Treadwell on Social Security
Republican Challenger: Click here for Mead Treadwell on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Don Young on Social Security
Republican Representative (AK-At-Large): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Don Young 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)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Frank Murkowski on Social Security
Republican AK Governor; previously Senator: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Frank Murkowski 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)
Tony Knowles on Social Security
Former Democratic Governor (1994-2002): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tony Knowles on other issues.
  • Against Social Security and Medicare privatization. (Jun 2004)
  • Maintain long-term solvency of Social Security and Medicare. (Aug 2001)
Sarah Palin on Social Security
Republican Governor (AK); 2008 nominee for Vice President: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Sarah Palin on other issues.
  • Sacrifice now to keep system for the future. (Oct 2010)
  • Fund the Seniors Longevity Bonus Program. (Nov 2006)
  • Home-based assistance more cost-effective than institutions. (Nov 2006)
Jim Sykes on Social Security
2004 former Green challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Sykes on other issues.
  • Medicare too important to trust to for-profit corporations. (Jul 2002)
Frank Vondersaar on Social Security
Democrat Challenger (2002; and lost 2010 primary): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Frank Vondersaar on other issues.
  • Don't privatize Social Security. (May 2010)
Dave Cuddy on Social Security
Republican challenger: Click here for Dave Cuddy on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Scott McAdams on Social Security
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Scott McAdams on other issues.
  • Opposes private retirement accounts. (Aug 2010)
  • Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age. (Aug 2010)
Frank Murkowski on Social Security
Republican AK Governor; previously Senator: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Frank Murkowski 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)
Rick Sikma on Social Security
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rick Sikma on other issues.
  • Supports privatizing social security. (Jun 2008)
Ted Stevens on Social Security
Republican Sr Senator (AK): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Ted Stevens on other issues.
  • Support Notch Reform as part of broader reform package. (Oct 2008)
  • Support COLA Reform as part of broader reform package. (Oct 2008)
  • Incentives for individuals to save for their own retirements. (Oct 2008)
  • 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 NO on deducting Social Security payments on income taxes. (May 1996)
  • Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Supports individual savings accounts and work incentives. (Sep 1998)
Vic Vickers on Social Security
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for Vic Vickers on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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