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Rep. Mark Takai

Former Representative for Hawaii’s 1st District

Takai was the representative for Hawaii’s 1st congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 2015 to 2016.

Photo of Rep. Mark Takai [D-HI1, 2015-2016]


Legislative Metrics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Takai.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Takai is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2016 positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Takai sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 5, 2011 to Dec 30, 2016. See full analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Takai sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (100%)

Recently Introduced Bills

Takai recently introduced the following legislation:

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Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.

Voting Record

Key Votes

Takai voted Nay

Takai voted Yea

Passed 266/144 on Feb 12, 2016.

Legislation scheduled for a House vote this week seeks to change the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) labeling requirements for nutrition information displayed by restaurants, …

Takai voted Aye

Takai voted No

Passed 218/208 on Jun 18, 2015.

This vote made H.R. 2146 the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. H.R. …

Takai voted Nay

Passed 338/88 on May 13, 2015.

The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of …

Takai voted Yea

Passed 255/163 on Apr 30, 2015.

This bill was the vehicle for passage of the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 and the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016, also known …

Missed Votes

From Jan 2015 to Jul 2016, Takai missed 421 of 1,181 roll call votes, which is 35.6%. This is much worse than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jul 2016. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.

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Primary Sources

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