Sen. Daniel Akaka

Former Senator from Hawaii

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1990-2013 Senator,
Hawaii
1977-1990 Representative,
Hawaii's 2nd District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Akaka was a rank-and-file Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Akaka’s time serving in the Senate. Akaka’s bills had a total of 295 cosponsors in the 112th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Akaka to other members of the Senate in the 112th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From May 1990 to Jan 2013, Akaka missed 183 of 7,503 roll call votes, which is 2.4%. This is worse than the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jan 2013. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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