UPDATED Mar. 9, 2022, at 9:10 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.

Clay HigginsR

Republican representative for Louisiana’s 3rd 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
-37.9%
0.0%
-4.0-4.0
-4.0

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican representative for Louisiana’s 3rd district

DateMeasureBiden positionHiggins voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
March 3Expanding health care eligibility for veterans exposed to toxins (256-174)
Clay Higgins'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)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Feb. 8Improving the U.S. Postal Service's finances, services and transparency (342-92)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
39.4%-39.4
Feb. 7Ending forced arbitration for sexual assault and sexual harrassment cases (335-97)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
35.9%-35.9
Feb. 4Providing money for semiconductor manufacturing, supply chain improvements and scientific research (222-210)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Jan. 13Strengthening the Voting Rights Act, campaign finance regulations and election administration rules (220-203)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
0.0%
Jan. 12Expanding GI Bill eligibility for National Guard and Reserve members (287-135)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
17.1%
Dec. 15, 2021Increasing the debt limit (221-209)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
0.0%
Dec. 14, 2021Creating a State Department position to monitor and combat Islamophobia around the world (219-212)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
0.0%
Dec. 9, 2021Limiting the power of the executive branch and increasing disclosure requirements for presidential and vice presidential candidates (220-208)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
0.0%
Dec. 2, 2021Extending government funding (221-212)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Nov. 19, 2021Providing money to expand social safety programs, fight climate change and lower health care costs (220-213)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Nov. 5, 2021Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (228-206)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
2.1%-2.1
Nov. 4, 2021Protecting older job applicants from discrimination in the hiring process (224-200)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Oct. 26, 2021Reauthorizing and expanding funding for preventing domestic violence (228-200)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Oct. 22, 2021Expanding workplace requirements for breastfeeding accommodations (276-149)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
4.2%-4.2
Sept. 29, 2021Suspending the debt limit through December 16, 2022 (219-212)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Sept. 24, 2021Protecting the right to an abortion and health care providers’ ability to provide abortion services (218-211)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Sept. 21, 2021Extending government funding and raising the debt ceiling (220-211)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Aug. 24, 2021Strengthening the Voting Rights Act (219-212)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Aug. 24, 2021$3.5 trillion budget plan (220-212)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%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)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
99.1%
July 28, 2021Making appropriations for the State Department, foreign operations and related programs (217-212)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
0.1%
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)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
89.8%
July 21, 2021Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
0.2%
July 20, 2021Allowing the Federal Trade Commission to recover money for victims of illegal business practices (221-205)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
0.0%
July 1, 2021Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 25, 2021Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (229-191)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 24, 2021Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 24, 2021Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%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)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 23, 2021Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 17, 2021Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
9.8%-9.8
May 20, 2021Providing money for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack (213-212)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
0.3%-0.3
May 19, 2021Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (252-175)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
1.2%-1.2
May 18, 2021Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (364-62)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
54.4%-54.4
May 14, 2021Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
25.0%-25.0
May 13, 2021Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 22, 2021Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 21, 2021Requiring that people detained while trying to enter the country have access to legal counsel (217-207)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 21, 2021Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 16, 2021Requiring health care and social service employers to have plans for preventing workplace violence (254-166)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
2.1%-2.1
April 15, 2021Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 18, 2021Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
0.4%-0.4
March 18, 2021Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (228-197)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 17, 2021Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
0.4%-0.4
March 11, 2021Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 11, 2021Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 10, 2021Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 9, 2021Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 3, 2021Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 3, 2021Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Feb. 26, 2021Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Feb. 25, 2021Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Jan. 21, 2021Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Clay Higgins's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
61.8%
Average0.0%4.0%-4.0

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