UPDATED Sep. 28, 2022, at 3:37 PM

Does Your Member Of Congress Vote With Or Against Biden?

An updating tally of how often every member of the House and the Senate votes with or against the president.

Abigail SpanbergerD

Democratic representative for Virginia’s 7th district

Biden margin

Biden’s share of the vote in the 2020 election minus Trump’s

Biden score

How often Spanberger votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Spanberger’s actual and predicted Biden support scores

Biden marginBiden scoreBiden plus-minus
Biden’s share of the vote in the 2020 election minus Trump’sHow often Spanberger votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Spanberger’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
+1.1%
100.0%
+40.1+40.1
+40.1

117th Congress (2021-22)

Democratic representative for Virginia’s 7th district

DateMeasureBiden positionSpanberger voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
Sept. 22Providing money for law enforcement agencies to investigate unsolved homicides and nonfatal shootings (250-178)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
68.5%+31.5
Sept. 22Providing money for anti-violence programs (220-207)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
49.1%+50.9
Sept. 22Providing money for local governments to train mental health professionals and send them instead of law enforcement officers to respond to emergencies involving people with behavioral health needs (223-206)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
51.7%+48.3
Sept. 22Authorizing grants for law enforcement agencies with fewer than 125 officers (360-64)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
85.7%+14.3
Sept. 21Revising the process of casting and counting electoral votes for presidential elections (229-203)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
56.4%+43.6
Sept. 21Allowing federal student loan borrowers to separate consolidated loans (232-193)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
63.8%+36.2
Sept. 15Establishing and expanding whistleblower protections for federal employees (221-203)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
50.4%+49.6
Sept. 15Establishing greater congressional oversight of the U.S. Census Bureau and prohibiting the removal of the bureau director without cause (220-208)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
47.9%+52.1
Sept. 15Prohibiting certain federal positions from losing civil-service status (225-204)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
54.5%+45.5
Aug. 12Allowing Medicare to negotiate prescription drug prices; extending Affordable Care Act subsidies; expanding tax credits for renewable and clean energy efforts; establishing a 15 percent corporate minimum tax; and other measures (220-207)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
45.5%+54.5
July 29Revising restrictions on the possession and exhibition of big cats (278-134)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
78.6%+21.4
July 29Establishing wildfire preparedness and drought resiliency programs (218-199)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
45.5%+54.5
July 29Prohibiting the sale, manufacture, transfer and possession of certain semiautomatic assault weapons and large-capacity magazines (217-213)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
42.5%+57.5
July 28Supporting the domestic production of semiconductors (243-187)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
63.8%+36.2
July 27Extending certain Medicare telehealth flexibilities after the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency (416-12)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.1%+1.9
July 27Establishing programs to support heart-disease research and awareness among the South Asian American population (237-192)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
61.4%+38.6
July 27Restoring full pension benefits terminated by Delphi Corporation's bankruptcy in 2009 (254-175)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
65.1%+34.9
July 21Protecting the right to access and use contraceptives (228-195)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
56.3%+43.7
July 20Authorizing appropriations to several federal departments and agencies for fiscal year 2023 (220-207)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
45.6%+54.4
July 19Repealing the Defense of Marriage Act and requiring states to recognize same-sex and interracial marriages performed out-of-state (267-157)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
76.3%+23.7
July 15Prohibiting restrictions on access to out-of-state abortion services (223-205)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
50.7%+49.3
July 15Prohibiting restrictions on access to abortion services (219-210)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
44.3%+55.7
July 14Authorizing Department of Defense appropriations for fiscal year 2023 (329-101)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
76.4%+23.6
July 13Establishing the Active Shooter Alert Communications Network (260-169)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
70.6%+29.4
June 24Expanding firearm regulations (234-193)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
60.6%+39.4
June 23Improving the collection of data related to sexual orientation and gender identity (220-201)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
50.5%+49.5
June 22Establishing and funding agency for innovations in health care (336-85)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
88.8%+11.2
June 22Reauthorizing mental health and substance use disorder programs (402-20)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.0%+3.0
June 16Developing strategies to lower food and fuel costs (221-204)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
49.7%+50.3
June 15Expanding access to credit, mortgage and banking services (215-207)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
41.8%+58.2
June 14Providing funding for the conservation of fish and wildlife (231-190)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
58.5%+41.5
June 9Allowing federal courts to temporarily prohibit individuals from purchasing and possessing firearms (224-202)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
53.1%+46.9
June 8Changing federal firearms laws, including prohibiting sales of certain weapons to people under 21 years old (223-204)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
51.7%+48.3
May 18Expanding the availability of information on domestic terrorism (222-203)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
49.6%+50.4
May 17Expanding employment and training programs (220-196)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
54.0%+46.0
May 13Reauthorizing block grants for antipoverty activities (246-169)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
66.0%+34.0
May 12Making Transportation Security Administration employees part of the standard federal personnel management system (220-201)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
53.2%+46.8
May 11Making it easier for federally employed firefighters to get workers' compensation (288-131)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
79.9%+20.1
March 31Capping out-of-pocket insulin costs (232-193)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
60.7%+39.3
March 18Prohibiting discrimination based on a person's hair texture or style (235-189)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
62.0%+38.0
March 17Prohibiting certain forced arbitration clauses (222-209)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
50.7%+49.3
March 9The 2022 fiscal year appropriations bill (260-171)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
71.8%+28.2
March 3Expanding health care eligibility for veterans exposed to toxic substances (256-174)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
68.4%+31.6
Feb. 9Imposing visa restrictions on foreign people found responsible for human rights violations related to someone's sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or sex characteristics (227-206)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
56.6%+43.4
Feb. 8Improving the U.S. Postal Service's finances, services and transparency (342-92)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
87.2%+12.8
Feb. 7Ending forced arbitration for sexual assault and sexual harrassment cases (335-97)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
85.9%+14.1
Feb. 4Providing money for semiconductor manufacturing, supply chain improvements and scientific research (222-210)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
48.3%+51.7
Jan. 13Strengthening the Voting Rights Act, campaign finance regulations and election administration rules (220-203)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
46.3%+53.7
Jan. 12Expanding GI Bill eligibility for National Guard and Reserve members (287-135)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
76.1%+23.9
Dec. 15,
2021
Increasing the debt limit (221-209)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
49.2%+50.8
Dec. 14,
2021
Creating a State Department position to monitor and combat Islamophobia around the world (219-212)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
47.2%+52.8
Dec. 9,
2021
Limiting the power of the executive branch and increasing disclosure requirements for presidential and vice presidential candidates (220-208)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
48.8%+51.2
Dec. 2,
2021
Extending government funding (221-212)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
49.6%+50.4
Nov. 19,
2021
Providing money to expand social safety programs, fight climate change and lower health care costs (220-213)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
45.8%+54.2
Nov. 5,
2021
Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (228-206)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
47.9%+52.1
Nov. 4,
2021
Protecting older job applicants from discrimination in the hiring process (224-200)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
57.1%+42.9
Oct. 26,
2021
Reauthorizing and expanding funding for preventing domestic violence (228-200)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
58.7%+41.3
Oct. 22,
2021
Expanding workplace requirements for breastfeeding accommodations (276-149)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
79.9%+20.1
Sept. 29,
2021
Suspending the debt limit through December 16, 2022 (219-212)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
46.8%+53.2
Sept. 24,
2021
Protecting the right to an abortion and health care providers’ ability to provide abortion services (218-211)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
46.1%+53.9
Sept. 21,
2021
Extending government funding and raising the debt ceiling (220-211)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
47.4%+52.6
Aug. 24,
2021
Strengthening the Voting Rights Act (219-212)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
47.4%+52.6
Aug. 24,
2021
$3.5 trillion budget plan (220-212)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
47.4%+52.6
July 29,
2021
Providing emergency funding for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack and for the expansion of the Afghan visa program (416-11)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.0%+2.0
July 28,
2021
Making appropriations for the State Department, foreign operations and related programs (217-212)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
42.6%+57.4
July 22,
2021
Increasing the number of and expediting the process for visas available to Afghans who worked on behalf of the U.S. government in Afghanistan (407-16)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.5%+2.5
July 21,
2021
Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
66.2%+33.8
July 20,
2021
Allowing the Federal Trade Commission to recover money for victims of illegal business practices (221-205)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
51.4%+48.6
July 1,
2021
Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
51.5%+48.5
June 25,
2021
Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (229-191)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
62.4%+37.6
June 24,
2021
Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
71.0%+29.0
June 24,
2021
Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
47.7%+52.3
June 24,
2021
Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (218-208)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
49.9%+50.1
June 23,
2021
Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
73.5%+26.5
June 17,
2021
Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
69.5%+30.5
May 20,
2021
Providing money for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack (213-212)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
42.7%+57.3
May 19,
2021
Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (252-175)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
70.2%+29.8
May 18,
2021
Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (364-62)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.1%+6.9
May 14,
2021
Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
87.3%+12.7
May 13,
2021
Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
44.3%+55.7
April 22,
2021
Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
47.7%+52.3
April 21,
2021
Requiring that people detained while trying to enter the country have access to legal counsel (217-207)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
47.7%+52.3
April 21,
2021
Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
49.2%+50.8
April 16,
2021
Requiring health care and social service employers to have plans for preventing workplace violence (254-166)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
71.9%+28.1
April 15,
2021
Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
49.2%+50.8
March 18,
2021
Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
69.1%+30.9
March 18,
2021
Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (228-197)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
60.1%+39.9
March 17,
2021
Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
70.6%+29.4
March 11,
2021
Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
48.1%+51.9
March 11,
2021
Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
57.2%+42.8
March 10,
2021
Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
45.8%+54.2
March 9,
2021
Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
54.0%+46.0
March 3,
2021
Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
45.1%+54.9
March 3,
2021
Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
47.8%+52.2
Feb. 26,
2021
Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
57.2%+42.8
Feb. 25,
2021
Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
53.1%+46.9
Jan. 21,
2021
Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Abigail Spanberger's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
80.9%+19.1
Average100.0%59.9%+40.1

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