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.

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%
10.7%
+1.4+1.4
+1.4

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican representative for Arkansas’s 4th district

DateMeasureBiden positionWesterman 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)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
38.2%+61.8
Dec. 1Establishing grants for reentry programs for previously incarcerated people (259-167)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
3.1%-3.1
Nov. 30Requiring certain railroad and labor organizations to accept a labor agreement (290-137)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
26.1%-26.1
Nov. 16Prohibiting the enforcement of nondisclosure agreements and nondisparagement clauses agreed to before a sexual assault or harassment dispute arises (315-109)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
29.4%-29.4
Sept. 30Extending government funding and providing money for economic and security assistance to Ukraine (230-201)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.3%-0.3
Sept. 29Modifying merger filing fees and requiring disclosure of foreign merger subsidies (242-184)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
12.3%-12.3
Sept. 29Expanding access to mental and substance use health services (220-205)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Sept. 22Providing money for law enforcement agencies to investigate unsolved homicides and nonfatal shootings (250-178)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.8%-0.8
Sept. 22Providing money for anti-violence programs (220-207)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%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)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Sept. 22Authorizing grants for law enforcement agencies with fewer than 125 officers (360-64)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
71.3%+28.7
Sept. 21Revising the process of casting and counting electoral votes for presidential elections (229-203)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Sept. 21Allowing federal student loan borrowers to separate consolidated loans (232-193)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Sept. 15Establishing and expanding whistleblower protections for federal employees (221-203)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%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)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Sept. 15Prohibiting certain federal positions from losing civil-service status (225-204)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
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)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 29Revising restrictions on the possession and exhibition of big cats (278-134)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
9.7%-9.7
July 29Establishing wildfire preparedness and drought resiliency programs (218-199)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 29Prohibiting the sale, manufacture, transfer and possession of certain semiautomatic assault weapons and large-capacity magazines (217-213)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 28Supporting the domestic production of semiconductors (243-187)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.9%-0.9
July 27Extending certain Medicare telehealth flexibilities after the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency (416-12)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.3%+7.7
July 27Establishing programs to support heart-disease research and awareness among the South Asian American population (237-192)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.3%-0.3
July 27Restoring full pension benefits terminated by Delphi Corporation's bankruptcy in 2009 (254-175)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
5.6%-5.6
July 21Protecting the right to access and use contraceptives (228-195)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 20Authorizing appropriations to several federal departments and agencies for fiscal year 2023 (220-207)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%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)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
1.5%-1.5
July 15Prohibiting restrictions on access to out-of-state abortion services (223-205)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 15Prohibiting restrictions on access to abortion services (219-210)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 14Authorizing Department of Defense appropriations for fiscal year 2023 (329-101)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
75.1%+24.9
July 13Establishing the Active Shooter Alert Communications Network (260-169)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
3.8%-3.8
June 24Expanding firearm regulations (234-193)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 23Improving the collection of data related to sexual orientation and gender identity (220-201)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 22Establishing and funding agency for innovations in health care (336-85)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
39.6%+60.4
June 22Reauthorizing mental health and substance use disorder programs (402-20)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
86.6%+13.4
June 16Developing strategies to lower food and fuel costs (221-204)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
June 15Expanding access to credit, mortgage and banking services (215-207)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 14Providing funding for the conservation of fish and wildlife (231-190)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
June 9Allowing federal courts to temporarily prohibit individuals from purchasing and possessing firearms (224-202)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 8Changing federal firearms laws, including prohibiting sales of certain weapons to people under 21 years old (223-204)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
May 18Expanding the availability of information on domestic terrorism (222-203)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
May 17Expanding employment and training programs (220-196)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
May 13Reauthorizing block grants for antipoverty activities (246-169)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
3.4%
May 12Making Transportation Security Administration employees part of the standard federal personnel management system (220-201)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
May 11Making it easier for federally employed firefighters to get workers' compensation (288-131)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
12.6%-12.6
March 31Capping out-of-pocket insulin costs (232-193)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 18Prohibiting discrimination based on a person's hair texture or style (235-189)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 17Prohibiting certain forced arbitration clauses (222-209)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 9The 2022 fiscal year appropriations bill (260-171)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
2.0%-2.0
March 3Expanding health care eligibility for veterans exposed to toxic substances (256-174)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
2.6%-2.6
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)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Feb. 8Improving the U.S. Postal Service's finances, services and transparency (342-92)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
39.1%+60.9
Feb. 7Ending forced arbitration for sexual assault and sexual harrassment cases (335-97)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
35.6%-35.6
Feb. 4Providing money for semiconductor manufacturing, supply chain improvements and scientific research (222-210)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Jan. 13Strengthening the Voting Rights Act, campaign finance regulations and election administration rules (220-203)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Jan. 12Expanding GI Bill eligibility for National Guard and Reserve members (287-135)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
16.9%-16.9
Dec. 15,
2021
Increasing the debt limit (221-209)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Dec. 14,
2021
Creating a State Department position to monitor and combat Islamophobia around the world (219-212)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Dec. 9,
2021
Limiting the power of the executive branch and increasing disclosure requirements for presidential and vice presidential candidates (220-208)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Dec. 2,
2021
Extending government funding (221-212)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Nov. 19,
2021
Providing money to expand social safety programs, fight climate change and lower health care costs (220-213)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Nov. 5,
2021
Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (228-206)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
2.0%-2.0
Nov. 4,
2021
Protecting older job applicants from discrimination in the hiring process (224-200)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Oct. 26,
2021
Reauthorizing and expanding funding for preventing domestic violence (228-200)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Oct. 22,
2021
Expanding workplace requirements for breastfeeding accommodations (276-149)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
4.0%-4.0
Sept. 29,
2021
Suspending the debt limit through December 16, 2022 (219-212)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Sept. 24,
2021
Protecting the right to an abortion and health care providers’ ability to provide abortion services (218-211)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Sept. 21,
2021
Extending government funding and raising the debt ceiling (220-211)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Aug. 24,
2021
Strengthening the Voting Rights Act (219-212)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Aug. 24,
2021
$3.5 trillion budget plan (220-212)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%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)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.1%+0.9
July 28,
2021
Making appropriations for the State Department, foreign operations and related programs (217-212)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
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)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
89.8%+10.2
July 21,
2021
Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
July 20,
2021
Allowing 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 1,
2021
Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 25,
2021
Repealing 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 24,
2021
Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 24,
2021
Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%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)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 23,
2021
Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 17,
2021
Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
9.6%-9.6
May 20,
2021
Providing 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 19,
2021
Establishing 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 18,
2021
Taking 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 14,
2021
Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
24.7%-24.7
May 13,
2021
Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 22,
2021
Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 21,
2021
Requiring 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 21,
2021
Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 16,
2021
Requiring 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 15,
2021
Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 18,
2021
Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.4%-0.4
March 18,
2021
Creating 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 17,
2021
Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.4%-0.4
March 11,
2021
Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 11,
2021
Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 10,
2021
Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 9,
2021
Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 3,
2021
Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 3,
2021
Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Feb. 26,
2021
Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Feb. 25,
2021
Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Jan. 21,
2021
Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Bruce Westerman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
61.7%+38.3
Average10.7%9.3%+1.4

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