UPDATED Dec. 5, 2022, at 11:16 AM

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.

Bill FosterD

Democratic representative for Illinois’s 11th district

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Foster votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Foster’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 Foster votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Foster’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
+25.7%
100.0%
+1.5+1.5
+1.5

117th Congress (2021-22)

Democratic representative for Illinois’s 11th district

DateMeasureBiden positionFoster voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
Dec. 1Requiring the Bureau of Prisons to provide incarcerated women with certain pregnancy-related care and limiting the use of solitary confinement for pregnant women (324-90)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.5%+2.5
Dec. 1Establishing grants for reentry programs for previously incarcerated people (259-167)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.0%+2.0
Nov. 30Requiring certain railroad and labor organizations to accept a labor agreement (290-137)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
90.7%+9.3
Nov. 16Prohibiting the enforcement of nondisclosure agreements and nondisparagement clauses agreed to before a sexual assault or harassment dispute arises (315-109)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.3%+2.7
Sept. 30Extending government funding and providing money for economic and security assistance to Ukraine (230-201)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.7%+2.3
Sept. 29Modifying merger filing fees and requiring disclosure of foreign merger subsidies (242-184)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
83.6%+16.4
Sept. 29Expanding access to mental and substance use health services (220-205)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Sept. 22Providing money for law enforcement agencies to investigate unsolved homicides and nonfatal shootings (250-178)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.9%+1.1
Sept. 22Providing money for anti-violence programs (220-207)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
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)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Sept. 22Authorizing grants for law enforcement agencies with fewer than 125 officers (360-64)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.7%+8.3
Sept. 21Revising the process of casting and counting electoral votes for presidential elections (229-203)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.4%+0.6
Sept. 21Allowing federal student loan borrowers to separate consolidated loans (232-193)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
Sept. 15Establishing and expanding whistleblower protections for federal employees (221-203)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Sept. 15Establishing greater congressional oversight of the U.S. Census Bureau and prohibiting the removal of the bureau director without cause (220-208)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Sept. 15Prohibiting certain federal positions from losing civil-service status (225-204)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
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)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
July 29Revising restrictions on the possession and exhibition of big cats (278-134)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.2%+1.8
July 29Establishing wildfire preparedness and drought resiliency programs (218-199)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
July 29Prohibiting the sale, manufacture, transfer and possession of certain semiautomatic assault weapons and large-capacity magazines (217-213)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
July 28Supporting the domestic production of semiconductors (243-187)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.0%+2.0
July 27Extending certain Medicare telehealth flexibilities after the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency (416-12)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.4%+0.6
July 27Establishing programs to support heart-disease research and awareness among the South Asian American population (237-192)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.7%+1.3
July 27Restoring full pension benefits terminated by Delphi Corporation's bankruptcy in 2009 (254-175)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.8%+5.2
July 21Protecting the right to access and use contraceptives (228-195)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.7%+0.3
July 20Authorizing appropriations to several federal departments and agencies for fiscal year 2023 (220-207)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
July 19Repealing the Defense of Marriage Act and requiring states to recognize same-sex and interracial marriages performed out-of-state (267-157)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.4%+0.6
July 15Prohibiting restrictions on access to out-of-state abortion services (223-205)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
July 15Prohibiting restrictions on access to abortion services (219-210)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
July 14Authorizing Department of Defense appropriations for fiscal year 2023 (329-101)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
77.2%+22.8
July 13Establishing the Active Shooter Alert Communications Network (260-169)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.7%+2.3
June 24Expanding firearm regulations (234-193)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.6%+0.4
June 23Improving the collection of data related to sexual orientation and gender identity (220-201)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
June 22Establishing and funding agency for innovations in health care (336-85)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.4%+1.6
June 22Reauthorizing mental health and substance use disorder programs (402-20)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.1%+0.9
June 16Developing strategies to lower food and fuel costs (221-204)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.9%+2.1
June 15Expanding access to credit, mortgage and banking services (215-207)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
June 14Providing funding for the conservation of fish and wildlife (231-190)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.8%+1.2
June 9Allowing federal courts to temporarily prohibit individuals from purchasing and possessing firearms (224-202)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
June 8Changing federal firearms laws, including prohibiting sales of certain weapons to people under 21 years old (223-204)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
May 18Expanding the availability of information on domestic terrorism (222-203)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
May 17Expanding employment and training programs (220-196)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
May 13Reauthorizing block grants for antipoverty activities (246-169)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.5%+3.5
May 12Making Transportation Security Administration employees part of the standard federal personnel management system (220-201)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
May 11Making it easier for federally employed firefighters to get workers' compensation (288-131)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.1%+1.9
March 31Capping out-of-pocket insulin costs (232-193)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
March 18Prohibiting discrimination based on a person's hair texture or style (235-189)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.6%+0.4
March 17Prohibiting certain forced arbitration clauses (222-209)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
March 9The 2022 fiscal year appropriations bill (260-171)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.7%+1.3
March 3Expanding health care eligibility for veterans exposed to toxic substances (256-174)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.7%+2.3
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)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Feb. 8Improving the U.S. Postal Service's finances, services and transparency (342-92)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.9%+2.1
Feb. 7Ending forced arbitration for sexual assault and sexual harrassment cases (335-97)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.6%+2.4
Feb. 4Providing money for semiconductor manufacturing, supply chain improvements and scientific research (222-210)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Jan. 13Strengthening the Voting Rights Act, campaign finance regulations and election administration rules (220-203)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Jan. 12Expanding GI Bill eligibility for National Guard and Reserve members (287-135)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.0%+4.0
Dec. 15,
2021
Increasing the debt limit (221-209)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Dec. 14,
2021
Creating a State Department position to monitor and combat Islamophobia around the world (219-212)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Dec. 9,
2021
Limiting the power of the executive branch and increasing disclosure requirements for presidential and vice presidential candidates (220-208)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Dec. 2,
2021
Extending government funding (221-212)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Nov. 19,
2021
Providing money to expand social safety programs, fight climate change and lower health care costs (220-213)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Nov. 5,
2021
Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (228-206)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
88.5%+11.5
Nov. 4,
2021
Protecting older job applicants from discrimination in the hiring process (224-200)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Oct. 26,
2021
Reauthorizing and expanding funding for preventing domestic violence (228-200)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
Oct. 22,
2021
Expanding workplace requirements for breastfeeding accommodations (276-149)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.3%+0.7
Sept. 29,
2021
Suspending the debt limit through December 16, 2022 (219-212)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Sept. 24,
2021
Protecting the right to an abortion and health care providers’ ability to provide abortion services (218-211)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Sept. 21,
2021
Extending government funding and raising the debt ceiling (220-211)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Aug. 24,
2021
Strengthening the Voting Rights Act (219-212)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Aug. 24,
2021
$3.5 trillion budget plan (220-212)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
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)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.8%+3.2
July 28,
2021
Making appropriations for the State Department, foreign operations and related programs (217-212)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.5%+5.5
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)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.1%+0.9
July 21,
2021
Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.5%+0.5
July 20,
2021
Allowing the Federal Trade Commission to recover money for victims of illegal business practices (221-205)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
July 1,
2021
Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
June 25,
2021
Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (229-191)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
June 24,
2021
Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
June 24,
2021
Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
June 24,
2021
Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (218-208)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
June 23,
2021
Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
June 17,
2021
Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.0%+5.0
May 20,
2021
Providing money for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack (213-212)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.3%+7.7
May 19,
2021
Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (252-175)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.9%+1.1
May 18,
2021
Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (364-62)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.1%+0.9
May 14,
2021
Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.9%+1.1
May 13,
2021
Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
April 22,
2021
Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
April 21,
2021
Requiring that people detained while trying to enter the country have access to legal counsel (217-207)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
April 21,
2021
Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
April 16,
2021
Requiring health care and social service employers to have plans for preventing workplace violence (254-166)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.7%+1.3
April 15,
2021
Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 18,
2021
Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.3%+0.7
March 18,
2021
Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (228-197)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 17,
2021
Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.4%+0.6
March 11,
2021
Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 11,
2021
Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 10,
2021
Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 9,
2021
Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 3,
2021
Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
March 3,
2021
Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Feb. 26,
2021
Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Feb. 25,
2021
Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Jan. 21,
2021
Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Bill Foster's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
89.2%+10.8
Average100.0%98.5%+1.5

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