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)

Enacted Legislation

Abercrombie was the primary sponsor of 4 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.

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%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (9%) Housing and Community Development (9%) Law (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Abercrombie’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.Res. 317 (111th): Recognizing the region from Manhattan, Kansas, to Columbia, Missouri, as the Kansas City Animal Health Corridor, and ...
Sep 15, 2009. Passed 312/108.
Not Voting H.R. 31 (111th): Lumbee Recognition Act
Jun 3, 2009. Passed 240/179.
Nay H.Res. 1525 (110th): Providing for consideration of the Senate amendments to the bill (H.R. 1424) to amend section 712 of ...
Oct 3, 2008. Passed 223/205.
Yea H.R. 2638 (110th): Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2009
Sep 24, 2008. Passed 370/58.
Nay H.Res. 1031 (110th): Providing for the adoption of the resolution (H. Res. 895) establishing within the House of Representatives an ...
Mar 11, 2008. Passed 229/182.
Aye H.Res. 801 (110th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3688) to implement the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement.
Nov 7, 2007. Passed 349/55.
No H.R. 1908 (110th): Patent Reform Act of 2007
Sep 7, 2007. Passed 220/175.
Nay H.R. 1830 (110th): To extend the authorities of the Andean Trade Preference Act until February 29, 2008.
Jun 27, 2007. Passed 365/59.

Missed Votes

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. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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