Rep. Neil Abercrombie

Former Representative from Hawaii’s 1st District, Democrat

Abercrombie, a Democrat, was the representative for Hawaii's 1st congressional district from 1991 to 2010.

He was previously the representative for Hawaii's 1st congressional district (1985-1986).

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Analysis

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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2010. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Abercrombie is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Abercrombie sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (22%) Commerce (15%) Armed Forces and National Security (14%) Taxation (13%) Native Americans (10%) Law (9%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (9%) Housing and Community Development (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Sep 1986 to Feb 2010, Abercrombie missed 595 of 12,251 roll call votes, which is 4.9%. This is worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Feb 2010. ProPublica has tracked 179 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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