UPDATED Jul. 30, 2021, at 10:36 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.

Brian HigginsD

Democratic representative for New York’s 26th district

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Higgins votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Higgins’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 Higgins votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Higgins’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
+27.0%
100.0%
+1.0+1.0
+1.0

117th Congress (2021-22)

Democratic representative for New York’s 26th district

DateMeasureBiden positionHiggins voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
July 29Providing emergency funding for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack and for the expansion of the Afghan visa program (416-11)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.7%+3.3
July 28Making appropriations for the State Department, foreign operations and related programs (217-212)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.4%+4.6
July 22Increasing 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)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.2%+0.8
July 21Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.6%+0.4
July 20Allowing the Federal Trade Commission to recover money for victims of illegal business practices (221-205)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
July 1Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
June 25Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (229-191)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
June 24Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
June 24Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
June 24Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (218-208)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
June 23Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
June 17Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.6%+4.4
May 20Providing money for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack (213-212)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.5%+6.5
May 19Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (252-175)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.2%+0.8
May 18Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (364-62)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.2%+0.8
May 14Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.1%+0.9
May 13Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
April 22Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
April 21Requiring that people detained while trying to enter the country have access to legal counsel (217-207)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
April 21Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
April 16Requiring health care and social service employers to have plans for preventing workplace violence (254-166)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.0%+1.0
April 15Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 18Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.5%+0.5
March 18Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (228-197)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 17Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.6%+0.4
March 11Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 11Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 10Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 9Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 3Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 3Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Feb. 26Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Feb. 25Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Jan. 21Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
89.6%+10.4
Average100.0%99.0%+1.0

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