Sen. Mazie Hirono [D]

Senator from Hawaii

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2013-2018 Senator Hawaii
2007-2012 Representative Hawaii's 2nd District

2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Hirono has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the Senate.

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

Committee Membership

Mazie Hirono sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hirono sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Education (24%) Armed Forces and National Security (21%) Immigration (15%) Health (13%) Transportation and Public Works (8%) Taxation (6%) Native Americans (6%) Commerce (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2013 to Nov 2015, Hirono missed 2 of 966 roll call votes, which is 0.2%. This is better than the median of 1.6% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 27 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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