RALEIGH – Early voting begins this week and older voters have concerns about the U.S. Senate candidates’ positions on the issues important to the 50+ population in North Carolina. AARP members have expressed that they need to know more from candidates regarding where each of them stands on a variety of issues.
AARP Hawaii sponsored a live, televised debate with leading candidates in the general election for governor on Tuesday, October 7. The debate featured Republican candidates Duke Aiona, Democrat David Ige, and Independent Mufi Hannemann.
With the general election right around the corner, AARP Hawaii has launched the 2014 online Voter Guide to inform members and the general public where candidates stand on key federal and state issues.
With the Primary Election just a week away, AARP Hawaii is sponsoring the fourth in a series of statewide federal and state issues forums on Saturday, August 2 at the Ward Warehouse, Kakaako Room. The first part of the forum (9:30 – 10:30 a.m.) will focus on the future of Social Security, outlining challenges and possible solvency solutions. Part two (10:30 – 11:30 a.m.) will focus on state issues that are factoring into the voting decisions of Hawaii residents age 50+.
Democratic leaders in the race for governor met in an AARP-sponsored debate in Kona on Tuesday, July 29. During the one-hour session Gov. Neil Abercrombie and state Sen. David Ige sparred on a range of health care issues facing Hawaii’s older residents and their families.
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