Rep. Mark Takai

Former Representative from Hawaii’s 1st District, Democrat

Takai, a Democrat, was the representative for Hawaii's 1st congressional district from 2015 to 2016.



Our unique analysis of the bills Takai has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Takai for more statistics.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Takai sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (100%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Takai’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.R. 3724: Ensuring Integrity in the IRS Workforce Act of 2016
Apr 21, 2016. Passed.
Yea H.R. 2017: Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2015
Feb 12, 2016. Passed.
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 2029: Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016
Apr 30, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

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 2.3% 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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Primary Sources

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