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Neil Abercrombie on Principles & Values
Democratic Governor; previously Representative (HI-1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Neil Abercrombie on other issues.
  • I made best decision appointing Schatz instead of Hanabusa. (Jul 2014)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Oct 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus . (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 83% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Nov 2007)
Duke Aiona on Principles & Values
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Duke Aiona on other issues.
  • Law degree rfom U. Hawaii; prosecutor & then judge. (May 2014)
  • My Catholic faith is part of my decision making. (Oct 2010)
David Ige on Principles & Values
Democratic Gubernatorial Nominee: Click here for David Ige on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

HI 2014: 2014 HI Senate debate


Daniel Akaka on Principles & Values
Democratic Jr Senator (HI): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Daniel Akaka on other issues.
  • Voted with Democratic Party 96.6% of 325 votes. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted YES on confirming of Sonia Sotomayor to Supreme Court. (Aug 2009)
  • Voted NO on confirming Samuel Alito as Supreme Court Justice. (Jan 2006)
  • Voted NO on confirming John Roberts for Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. (Sep 2005)
  • Religious affiliation: Congregationalist. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus . (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 67% by the AU, a mixed record on church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
Colleen Hanabusa on Principles & Values
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Colleen Hanabusa on other issues.
  • Lost campaigns in 2003 & 2006 before winning in 2010. (Mar 2014)
  • OpEd: Too old to build seniority to steer pork to Hawaii. (Jan 2014)
Mazie Hirono on Principles & Values
Democratic challenger; Representative (HI-2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mazie Hirono on other issues.
  • OpEd: Missed twice as many votes as average Congress member. (Oct 2012)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Oct 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Nov 2007)
Daniel Inouye on Principles & Values
Democratic Sr Senator (HI): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Daniel Inouye on other issues.
  • Voted with Democratic Party 96.9% of 293 votes. (Sep 2007)
  • Enlisted in Army after designation as "enemy alien". (Nov 1998)
  • Wounded in Italy in WWII; lost an arm. (Nov 1998)
  • First Japanese in Congress; first Hawaii Representative. (Nov 1998)
  • Voted YES on confirming of Sonia Sotomayor to Supreme Court. (Aug 2009)
  • Voted NO on confirming Samuel Alito as Supreme Court Justice. (Jan 2006)
  • Voted NO on confirming John Roberts for Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. (Sep 2005)
  • Religious affiliation: Methodist. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus . (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 67% by the AU, a mixed record on church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Fund the 50 States Commemorative Coin Program. (Dec 1997)
Linda Lingle on Principles & Values
Republican Governor (HI): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Linda Lingle on other issues.
  • Work with national Republicans to get things done for Hawaii. (Oct 2012)
  • Member of the Republican Main Street Partnership . (Jan 2001)
Eddie Pirkowski on Principles & Values
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Eddie Pirkowski on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Brian Schatz on Principles & Values
Democratic Jr Senator Appointee: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Brian Schatz on other issues.
  • Endorsed by progressive group "Democracy for America". (Feb 2014)
  • Elected to the state House in 1998 at age 26. (Sep 2006)
  • What's good for election victory may not be good for society. (Oct 2005)

House:


Charles Djou on Principles & Values
Republican Governor challenger (District 1): Click here for Charles Djou on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tulsi Gabbard on Principles & Values
Democrat (District 2): Click here for Tulsi Gabbard on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Former candidates & officeholders:


Linda Lingle on Principles & Values
Republican Governor (HI): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Linda Lingle on other issues.
  • Work with national Republicans to get things done for Hawaii. (Oct 2012)
  • Member of the Republican Main Street Partnership . (Jan 2001)
Cam Cavasso on Principles & Values
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Cam Cavasso on other issues.
  • Running because Inouye opposed Federal Marriage amendment. (Aug 2004)
  • Must teach ourselves character. (Aug 2003)
Colleen Hanabusa on Principles & Values
Democrat (Senate run 2014) (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Colleen Hanabusa on other issues.
  • Lost campaigns in 2003 & 2006 before winning in 2010. (Mar 2014)
  • OpEd: Too old to build seniority to steer pork to Hawaii. (Jan 2014)
Mazie Hirono on Principles & Values
Democratic challenger; Representative (HI-2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mazie Hirono on other issues.
  • OpEd: Missed twice as many votes as average Congress member. (Oct 2012)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Oct 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Nov 2007)
Ben Cayetano on Principles & Values
Former Democratic Governor (1994-2002): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Ben Cayetano on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Christian. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of Democratic Governors Association. (Aug 2001)
  • Member, National Governors Association/Economic Development. (Jan 2001)
  • Member of the Western Governors' Association. (Aug 2001)
Ed Case on Principles & Values
Democratic challenger (2006); U.S. Rep.: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ed Case on other issues.
  • Our future is now!. (Jan 2006)
  • Supports Hyde Park Declaration of "Third Way" centrism. (Aug 2000)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2007)
Neil Abercrombie on Principles & Values
Democratic Governor; previously Representative (HI-1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Neil Abercrombie on other issues.
  • I made best decision appointing Schatz instead of Hanabusa. (Jul 2014)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Oct 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus . (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 83% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Nov 2007)
Ed Case on Principles & Values
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ed Case on other issues.
  • Our future is now!. (Jan 2006)
  • Supports Hyde Park Declaration of "Third Way" centrism. (Aug 2000)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2007)
Patsy Mink on Principles & Values
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Patsy Mink on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Protestant. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Oct 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues. (Jul 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus . (Jan 2001)
Cynthia Thielen on Principles & Values
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Cynthia Thielen on other issues.
  • Appointed as nominee because GOP primary winner withdrew. (Sep 2006)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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