Sen. Brian Schatz [D]

Senator from Hawaii

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2012-2016 Senator Hawaii

2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Schatz has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the Senate. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Schatz is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Brian Schatz sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Schatz sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Energy (18%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (14%) Armed Forces and National Security (14%) Native Americans (11%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Health (11%) Commerce (11%) Education (11%)

Recent Bills

Some of Schatz’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Dec 2012 to Nov 2015, Schatz missed 53 of 986 roll call votes, which is 5.4%. This is much worse than the median of 1.6% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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