Read our 2017 Report Card for Gabbard.
Gabbard is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Gabbard has sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
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Tulsi Gabbard sits on the following committees:
Gabbard was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 2737 (114th): Filipino Veterans of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2015
- H.R. 1344 (113th): Helping Heroes Fly Act
We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).
Gabbard sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (26%) International Affairs (18%) Health (15%) Transportation and Public Works (12%) Social Welfare (12%) Education (6%) Immigration (6%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (6%)
Some of Gabbard’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 4836: To provide an exemption to noncontiguous States for certain essential air service requirements.
- H.Res. 633: Supporting the designation of “#GivingTuesday” and supporting strong incentives for all people of ...
- H.R. 4328: Honoring World War I Memorials Act of 2017
- H.R. 3671: Off Fossil Fuels for a Better Future Act
- H.Res. 398: Expressing support for the designation of June 21 as International Yoga Day.
- H.R. 2794: For the relief of Andres Magana Ortiz.
- H.R. 2588: Preventing Unconstitutional Collection Act
|Gabbard’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.R. 4127: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Dec 1, 2015. Passed 364/58.
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed 312/119.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed 218/208.
This vote made H.R. 2146 the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. H.R. 2146 was originally introduced as a bill to address issues with retirement funds of federal law enforcement officers and firefighters. ...
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed 338/88.
The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of the Patriot Act, which had expired the day before. The act imposes some new limits on the bulk collection of ...
H.R. 1560: Protecting Cyber Networks Act
Apr 22, 2015. Passed 307/116.
H.R. 83 (113th): Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015
Dec 11, 2014. Passed 219/206.
This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 [pdf], which was approved by the House on December 11, 2014 and by the Senate on December 13, 2014. The bill was originally introduced on January 3, 2013 by ...
H.R. 4681 (113th): Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015
Dec 10, 2014. Passed 325/100.
H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
H.R. 4745 (113th): Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
Jun 10, 2014. Passed 229/192.
H.R. 4660 (113th): Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
May 30, 2014. Passed 321/87.
From Jan 2013 to Jan 2018, Gabbard missed 88 of 3,273 roll call votes, which is 2.7%. This is on par with the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 40 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
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