UPDATED Jun. 9, 2021, at 9:36 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.

Chris SmithR

Republican representative for New Jersey’s 4th district

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Smith votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Smith’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 Smith votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Smith’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
-10.5%
50.0%
+29.3+29.3
+29.3

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican representative for New Jersey’s 4th district

DateMeasureBiden positionSmith voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
May 20Providing money for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack (213-212)
Chris Smith's Vote:
No
support
No
17.3%-17.3
May 19Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (252-175)
Chris Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
38.1%+61.9
May 18Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (364-62)
Chris Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
85.9%+14.1
May 14Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Chris Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
72.6%+27.4
May 13Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Chris Smith's Vote:
No
support
No
1.7%-1.7
April 22Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Chris Smith's Vote:
No
support
No
2.0%-2.0
April 21Requiring that people detained while trying to enter the country have access to legal counsel (217-207)
Chris Smith's Vote:
No
support
No
2.0%-2.0
April 21Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Chris Smith's Vote:
No
support
No
2.0%-2.0
April 16Requiring health care and social service employers to have plans for preventing workplace violence (254-166)
Chris Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
42.2%+57.8
April 15Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Chris Smith's Vote:
No
support
No
2.0%-2.0
March 18Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Chris Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
33.3%+66.7
March 18Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (228-197)
Chris Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
10.0%+90.0
March 17Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Chris Smith's Vote:
No
support
No
34.6%-34.6
March 11Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Chris Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
1.9%+98.1
March 11Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Chris Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
7.2%+92.8
March 10Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Chris Smith's Vote:
No
support
No
1.3%-1.3
March 9Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Chris Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
4.3%+95.7
March 3Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Chris Smith's Vote:
No
support
No
4.6%-4.6
March 3Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Chris Smith's Vote:
No
support
No
4.0%-4.0
Feb. 26Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Chris Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
8.5%+91.5
Feb. 25Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Chris Smith's Vote:
No
support
No
3.0%-3.0
Jan. 21Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Chris Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
75.9%+24.1
Average50.0%20.7%+29.3

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