Case was the representative for Hawaii’s 2nd congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 2003 to 2006.
Case is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2006 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Case sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Case was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 2619 (108th): Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge Expansion Act of 2004
- H.R. 2030 (108th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 120 Baldwin Avenue in Paia, Maui, Hawaii, as the “Patsy Takemoto Mink Post Office Building”.
We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if at least about half of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).
Case sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Public Lands and Natural Resources (20%) Government Operations and Politics (18%) Law (13%) Environmental Protection (11%) Finance and Financial Sector (10%) Health (10%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Agriculture and Food (9%)
Some of Case’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6202 (109th): Ka’u Coast Preservation Act
- H.R. 5222 (109th): Native American Languages Amendments Act of 2006
- H.R. 4529 (109th): Kalaupapa Memorial Act of 2005
- H.R. 3535 (109th): To amend the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to require country of ...
- H.R. 3537 (109th): Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park Expansion Act of 2005
- H.R. 3539 (109th): North Maui Coastal Preservation Act of 2005
- H.R. 3538 (109th): South Maui Coastal Preservation Act of 2005
From Jan 2003 to Dec 2006, Case missed 148 of 2,435 roll call votes, which is 6.1%. This is much worse than the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2006. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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