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Eddie Pirkowski
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Candidate for
U.S. Senate, Hawaii
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Next primaryAugust 9, 2014
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
Place of birthUSA
ProfessionCEO
Websites
Personal website
Campaign website
Eddie Pirkowski is a 2014 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. Senate from Hawaii.[1]

He was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. Senate from Hawaii. Pirkowski was defeated by Linda Lingle in the Republican primary on August 11, 2012.[2]

Biography

Education:[3]

  • Wharton Advanced Management Program (AMP)
  • Drexel University Graduate School of Business
  • NJIT/NCE Bachelor of Science BSME

Issues

On The Issues Vote Match

Eddie Pirkowski's Vote Match results from On The Issues.
See also: On The Issues Vote Match

On The Issues conducts a VoteMatch analysis of all Congressional members and some candidates based on 20 issue areas. Rather than relying on incumbents to complete the quiz themselves, the VoteMatch analysis is conducted using voting records, statements to the media, debate transcripts or citations from books authored by or about the candidate. Based on the results of the quiz, Pirkowski is a Moderate Conservative. Pirkowski received a score of 40 percent on personal issues and 70 percent on economic issues.[4]

On The Issues organization logo.

The table below contains the results of analysis compiled by staff at On The Issues.

On The Issues Vote Quiz[5]
Economic Issues Social Issues
Issue Stance Issue Stance
Legally require hiring women & minorities Neutral Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right Favors
Expand ObamaCare Opposes Comfortable with same-sex marriage Favors
Vouchers for school choice Favors Keep God in the public sphere Strongly Favors
Absolute right to gun ownership Strongly Favors Human needs over animal rights Unknown
Higher taxes on the wealthy Strongly Opposes Stricter punishment reduces crime Strongly Favors
Support & expand free trade Strongly Favors Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens Strongly Favors
Stricter limits on political campaign funds Neutral Maintain US sovereignty from UN Unknown
Prioritize green energy Unknown Expand the military Favors
Stimulus better than market-led recovery Unknown Stay out of Iran Unknown
Privatize Social Security Strongly Favors Never legalize marijuana Unknown
Note: Information last updated: 2014.[4]

Campaign themes

2014

According to Pirkowski's website, his campaign themes include:[6]

  • Jobs: "Creating Jobs, Jobs, Jobs for ALL the people of Hawaii Bringing and Creating New Businesses in Hawaii."
  • Zero Taxes: "Cutting or Eliminating Hawaii Taxes Zero Tax State, Zero Business Taxes, Zero Capital Gains Tax and Zero Estate Tax."
  • Early Education: "Focus on Early Childhood Education through New PhD Programs, News Education Benefits, New Teaching R&D Centers Make Hawaii the nation's leader in education."
  • New Technology R&D Centers by Industry: "Bring New Green Industries to Hawaii Expand from 4 Industries to 27, Create New Leaders of Today and Tommorrow."
  • Wars: "Stop the wars and bring our families together with victory – All the girls, mothers,and the grandmothers need to stand up and stop the killing of our children in wars around the world!"
  • Regreen: "Regreening of all the Hawaiian Islands,replanting forests,restocking oceans and waterways with fish to bring back the rain and protect the Aina of Hawaii,Bring back Family Farms and Gardens."
  • Energy: "New Flow Conversion Technologies for CLEAN LIMITLESS ENERGY on ocean floor between islands and new desalination plants for clean water for all islands."
  • Defense: "High tech defense for Hawaii in all military and non-military police,firefighters and emergency response."
  • Death Penalty: "Strong deterrent yes, anti-gang provisions, anti-corruption laws, 3 strikes, strong judges."
  • Social Security/Medicare/Medicaid: "Protect benefits, cut waste, duplication, cap malpractice lawsuit, cut malpractice insurance costs."

Elections

2014

See also: United States Senate elections in Hawaii, 2014

Pirkowski is running in the 2014 election for the U.S. Senate, to represent Hawaii.[7] Pirkowski is seeking the Republican nomination in the primary on August 9, 2014. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: United States Senate elections in Hawaii, 2012

Eddie Pirkowski ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. Senate, representing Hawaii. Pirkowski was defeated by Linda Lingle in the Republican primary on August 11, 2012.[2]

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References

  1. Hawaii Elections, "Candidates," accessed June 3, 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 AP Results, "Hawaii Senate Primary Election Results" accessed August 12, 2012
  3. [Email submission by candidate to BP Staff]
  4. 4.0 4.1 On The Issues, "Eddie Pirkowski Vote Match," accessed July 21, 2014
  5. The questions in the quiz are broken down into two sections -- social and economic. In social questions, liberals and libertarians agree in choosing the less-government answers, while conservatives and populists agree in choosing the more-restrictive answers. For the economic questions, conservatives and libertarians agree in choosing the less-government answers, while liberals and populists agree in choosing the more-restrictive answers.
  6. Eddie for U.S. Senate Hawaii 2014, "Home-Platform," accessed July 21, 2014
  7. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named list