UPDATED Jan. 20, 2022, at 11:51 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
Jan. 13Strengthening the Voting Rights Act, campaign finance regulations and election administration rules (220-203)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Jan. 12Expanding GI Bill eligibility for National Guard and Reserve members (287-135)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.5%+3.5
Dec. 15, 2021Increasing the debt limit (221-209)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Dec. 14, 2021Creating a State Department position to monitor and combat Islamophobia around the world (219-212)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Dec. 9, 2021Limiting the power of the executive branch and increasing disclosure requirements for presidential and vice presidential candidates (220-208)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Dec. 2, 2021Extending government funding (221-212)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Nov. 19, 2021Providing money to expand social safety programs, fight climate change and lower health care costs (220-213)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Nov. 5, 2021Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (228-206)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
89.7%+10.3
Nov. 4, 2021Protecting older job applicants from discrimination in the hiring process (224-200)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Oct. 26, 2021Reauthorizing and expanding funding for preventing domestic violence (228-200)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
Oct. 22, 2021Expanding workplace requirements for breastfeeding accommodations (276-149)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.5%+0.5
Sept. 29, 2021Suspending the debt limit through December 16, 2022 (219-212)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Sept. 24, 2021Protecting the right to an abortion and health care providers’ ability to provide abortion services (218-211)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Sept. 21, 2021Extending government funding and raising the debt ceiling (220-211)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Aug. 24, 2021Strengthening the Voting Rights Act (219-212)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Aug. 24, 2021$3.5 trillion budget plan (220-212)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
July 29, 2021Providing 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 28, 2021Making appropriations for the State Department, foreign operations and related programs (217-212)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.4%+4.6
July 22, 2021Increasing 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 21, 2021Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.6%+0.4
July 20, 2021Allowing 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 1, 2021Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
June 25, 2021Repealing 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 24, 2021Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
June 24, 2021Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
June 24, 2021Repealing 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 23, 2021Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
June 17, 2021Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.6%+4.4
May 20, 2021Providing 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 19, 2021Establishing 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 18, 2021Taking 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 14, 2021Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.1%+0.9
May 13, 2021Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
April 22, 2021Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
April 21, 2021Requiring 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 21, 2021Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
April 16, 2021Requiring 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 15, 2021Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 18, 2021Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.5%+0.5
March 18, 2021Creating 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 17, 2021Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.6%+0.4
March 11, 2021Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 11, 2021Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 10, 2021Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 9, 2021Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 3, 2021Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 3, 2021Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Feb. 26, 2021Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Feb. 25, 2021Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Brian Higgins's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Jan. 21, 2021Waiver 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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