Rep. Patsy Mink [D]

Former Representative from Hawaii’s 2nd District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1990-2002 Representative Hawaii's 2nd District
1971-1976 Representative Hawaii's 2nd District
1965-1970 Representative Hawaii's 1st District

Sponsorship Analysis

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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2002. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Mink is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Mink sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (19%) Labor and Employment (14%) Social Welfare (13%) Health (12%) Families (12%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Armed Forces and National Security (10%) Law (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1965 to Sep 2002, Mink missed 667 of 11,191 roll call votes, which is 6.0%. This is much worse than the median of 2.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 2002. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: