Takai, a Democrat, was the representative for Hawaii's 1st congressional district from 2015 to 2016.
Read our 2015 Report Card for Takai.
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 liberal–conservative 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. See full analysis methodology.
Takai sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Takai’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5173 (114th): Homeowners Access to Visitability Enhancements (HAVE) Act of 2016
- H.R. 4811 (114th): Coral Reef Sustainability Through Innovation Act of 2016
- H.Con.Res. 124 (114th): Recognizing the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor and the ...
- H.R. 4652 (114th): CLEAR Act
- H.Con.Res. 115 (114th): Authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for ...
- H.R. 3870 (114th): Atomic Veterans Healthcare Parity Act
- H.R. 2950 (114th): Small Business Contracting Clarity Act of 2015
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H.R. 2017: Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2015
Feb 12, 2016. Passed 266/144.
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, convenience stores, grocery stores, and pizzerias. The Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2015 (H.R. 2017) would direct the Secretary ...
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed 312/119.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed 218/208.
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. 2146 was originally introduced as a bill to address issues with retirement funds of federal law enforcement officers and firefighters. ...
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed 338/88.
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 the Patriot Act, which had expired the day before. The act imposes some new limits on the bulk collection of ...
H.R. 2029: Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016
Apr 30, 2015. Passed 255/163.
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 as the omnibus spending bill. H.R. 2029 would fund the federal government for the remainder of fiscal year 2016 (through ...
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. ProPublica has tracked 12 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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