UPDATED Sep. 22, 2021, at 9:21 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.

Bruce WestermanR

Republican representative for Arkansas’s 4th district

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Westerman votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Westerman’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 Westerman votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Westerman’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
-38.1%
10.8%
+1.5+1.5
+1.5

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican representative for Arkansas’s 4th district

DateMeasureBiden positionWesterman voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
Sept. 21Extending government funding and raising the debt ceiling (220-211)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Aug. 24Strengthening the Voting Rights Act (219-212)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Aug. 24$3.5 trillion budget plan (220-212)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
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)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.1%+0.9
July 28Making appropriations for the State Department, foreign operations and related programs (217-212)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
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)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
89.8%+10.2
July 21Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
July 20Allowing the Federal Trade Commission to recover money for victims of illegal business practices (221-205)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 1Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 25Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (229-191)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 24Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 24Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 24Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (218-208)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 23Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 17Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
9.6%-9.6
May 20Providing money for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack (213-212)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.3%-0.3
May 19Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (252-175)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
1.1%-1.1
May 18Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (364-62)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
54.2%+45.8
May 14Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
24.7%-24.7
May 13Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 22Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 21Requiring that people detained while trying to enter the country have access to legal counsel (217-207)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 21Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 16Requiring health care and social service employers to have plans for preventing workplace violence (254-166)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
2.1%-2.1
April 15Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 18Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.4%-0.4
March 18Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (228-197)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 17Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.4%-0.4
March 11Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 11Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 10Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 9Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 3Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 3Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Feb. 26Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Feb. 25Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Jan. 21Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
61.7%+38.3
Average10.8%9.3%+1.5

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