Last updated on Oct. 31, 2015

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard

D-Hawaii, 2nd District. Member since 2013. Website | Facebook

2.8%
votes missed
49 out of 1,773
81.6%
misses explained
40 out of 49
0
mistakes

Tulsi Gabbard ranks 343rd in votes missed of the 434 voting lawmakers in the current Congress, which began this year.

Most Common Explanation Types

ProPublica categorized the many reasons members gave for missing votes. Of these explanations —which are not mandatory— half of all explanations are unclear, simply restating the absence. Also commonly cited are personal and family obligations, and ill health.
23
Military service
17
Ambiguous or no reason

Types of Votes Explained

We classified votes into three categories: On amendments to bills, which are numerous and can be voted on very quickly; on bills considered “under suspension of the rules,” which are usually uncontroversial and require two-thirds support for passage, and on “floor votes,” which include votes “on passage” and require a simple majority for approval.
24
Floor Votes
12
Suspension of the Rules
4
Amendments

All Vote Explanations

Date Vote Roll Call Title Reason
May 21, 2014 No House vote 198 On Agreeing to the Resolution, H RES 568 Ambiguous or no reason
April 7, 2014 No House vote 23 On Passage, H R 3362 Military service
April 7, 2014 Yes House vote 22 On Motion to Recommit with Instructions, H R 3362 Military service
April 7, 2014 Yes House vote 21 Concurring in the Senate Amendments with an Amendment, H R 3547 Military service
April 7, 2014 No House vote 20 On Agreeing to the Resolution, H RES 458 Military service
April 7, 2014 No House vote 19 On Ordering the Previous Question, H RES 458 Military service
April 7, 2014 Yes House vote 18 On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended, H R 1233 Military service
April 7, 2014 Yes House vote 17 On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, H R 2860 Military service
April 7, 2014 Yes House vote 16 On Approving the Journal, JOURNAL Military service
April 7, 2014 Yes House vote 15 On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, H R 801 Military service

Other Representatives from Hawaii:

Name Missed
Tulsi Gabbard (D) 2.8%
Mark Takai (D) 2.4%

This database was compiled partly by hand. Are we missing a Personal Explanation?

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