How John Faulkner voted compared to someone who believes that there should be a high speed rail network connecting the major cities on the east coast of Australia

Division John Faulkner Supporters vote Division outcome

12th May 2010, 4:09 PM – Senate Motions - High Speed Rail Network - Feasibility study

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The majority voted against a motion introduced by Greens Senator Bob Brown (Tas), which means it was unsuccessful.

Motion

That the Senate calls on the Government to commission a feasibility study into the staged construction of a high speed rail network on the east coast of Australia, which could deliver accessible fast, reliable, ecologically-sustainable long-distance transport.

Turnout

Only 46% of the Senate was present for this vote, meaning less than half of all Senators voted on this motion.

absent Yes Not passed by a modest majority

How "never voted" is worked out

Normally a person's votes count towards a score which is used to work out a simple phrase to summarise their position on a policy. However in this case John Faulkner was absent during all divisions for this policy. So, it's impossible to say anything concrete other than that they have "never voted" on this policy.