UPDATED May 14, 2021, at 12:13 PM

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.

Cheri BustosD

Democratic representative for Illinois’s 17th district

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Bustos votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Bustos’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 Bustos votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Bustos’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
-1.6%
100.0%
+55.7+55.7
+55.7

117th Congress (2021-22)

Democratic representative for Illinois’s 17th district

DateMeasureBiden positionBustos voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
May 14Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Cheri Bustos's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
84.5%+15.5
May 13Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Cheri Bustos's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
27.2%+72.8
April 22Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Cheri Bustos's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
30.1%+69.9
April 21Requiring that people detained while trying to enter the country have access to legal counsel (217-207)
Cheri Bustos's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
30.1%+69.9
April 21Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Cheri Bustos's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
31.0%+69.0
April 16Requiring health care and social service employers to have plans for preventing workplace violence (254-166)
Cheri Bustos's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
65.5%+34.5
March 18Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Cheri Bustos's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
61.1%+38.9
March 18Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (228-197)
Cheri Bustos's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
45.9%+54.1
March 17Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Cheri Bustos's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
62.7%+37.3
March 11Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Cheri Bustos's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
30.1%+69.9
March 11Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Cheri Bustos's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
42.0%+58.0
March 10Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Cheri Bustos's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
27.5%+72.5
March 9Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Cheri Bustos's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
37.3%+62.7
March 3Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Cheri Bustos's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
31.4%+68.6
March 3Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Cheri Bustos's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
32.7%+67.3
Feb. 26Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Cheri Bustos's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
42.8%+57.2
Feb. 25Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Cheri Bustos's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
35.3%+64.7
Jan. 21Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Cheri Bustos's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
79.8%+20.2
Average100.0%44.3%+55.7

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