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.

Cliff BentzR

Republican representative for Oregon’s 2nd district

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Bentz votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Bentz’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 Bentz votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Bentz’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
-13.5%
14.5%
-3.9-3.9
-3.9

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican representative for Oregon’s 2nd district

DateMeasureBiden positionBentz voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
March 3Expanding health care eligibility for veterans exposed to toxins (256-174)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
33.5%-33.5
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)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
2.0%-2.0
Feb. 8Improving the U.S. Postal Service's finances, services and transparency (342-92)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
72.9%+27.1
Feb. 7Ending forced arbitration for sexual assault and sexual harrassment cases (335-97)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
70.5%-70.5
Feb. 4Providing money for semiconductor manufacturing, supply chain improvements and scientific research (222-210)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
1.5%-1.5
Jan. 13Strengthening the Voting Rights Act, campaign finance regulations and election administration rules (220-203)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
0.4%-0.4
Jan. 12Expanding GI Bill eligibility for National Guard and Reserve members (287-135)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
53.5%-53.5
Dec. 15, 2021Increasing the debt limit (221-209)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
1.3%-1.3
Dec. 14, 2021Creating a State Department position to monitor and combat Islamophobia around the world (219-212)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
0.5%-0.5
Dec. 9, 2021Limiting the power of the executive branch and increasing disclosure requirements for presidential and vice presidential candidates (220-208)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
1.2%-1.2
Dec. 2, 2021Extending government funding (221-212)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
1.3%-1.3
Nov. 19, 2021Providing money to expand social safety programs, fight climate change and lower health care costs (220-213)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
0.3%-0.3
Nov. 5, 2021Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (228-206)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
21.3%-21.3
Nov. 4, 2021Protecting older job applicants from discrimination in the hiring process (224-200)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
3.9%-3.9
Oct. 26, 2021Reauthorizing and expanding funding for preventing domestic violence (228-200)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
7.3%-7.3
Oct. 22, 2021Expanding workplace requirements for breastfeeding accommodations (276-149)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
45.0%-45.0
Sept. 29, 2021Suspending the debt limit through December 16, 2022 (219-212)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
1.1%-1.1
Sept. 24, 2021Protecting the right to an abortion and health care providers’ ability to provide abortion services (218-211)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
0.5%-0.5
Sept. 21, 2021Extending government funding and raising the debt ceiling (220-211)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
0.5%-0.5
Aug. 24, 2021Strengthening the Voting Rights Act (219-212)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
0.5%-0.5
Aug. 24, 2021$3.5 trillion budget plan (220-212)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
0.5%-0.5
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)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.5%+1.5
July 28, 2021Making appropriations for the State Department, foreign operations and related programs (217-212)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
10.7%-10.7
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)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.5%+4.5
July 21, 2021Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
19.9%-19.9
July 20, 2021Allowing the Federal Trade Commission to recover money for victims of illegal business practices (221-205)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
4.0%-4.0
July 1, 2021Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
1.0%-1.0
June 25, 2021Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (229-191)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
7.0%-7.0
June 24, 2021Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
18.3%-18.3
June 24, 2021Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
0.5%-0.5
June 24, 2021Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (218-208)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
1.3%-1.3
June 23, 2021Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
18.2%-18.2
June 17, 2021Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
43.4%-43.4
May 20, 2021Providing money for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack (213-212)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
12.7%-12.7
May 19, 2021Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (252-175)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
30.3%+69.7
May 18, 2021Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (364-62)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
83.4%+16.6
May 14, 2021Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
67.8%+32.2
May 13, 2021Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
0.4%-0.4
April 22, 2021Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
0.5%-0.5
April 21, 2021Requiring that people detained while trying to enter the country have access to legal counsel (217-207)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
0.5%-0.5
April 21, 2021Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
0.5%-0.5
April 16, 2021Requiring health care and social service employers to have plans for preventing workplace violence (254-166)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
34.5%-34.5
April 15, 2021Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
0.5%-0.5
March 18, 2021Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
25.1%+74.9
March 18, 2021Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (228-197)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
4.7%-4.7
March 17, 2021Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
26.1%-26.1
March 11, 2021Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
0.5%-0.5
March 11, 2021Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
3.0%-3.0
March 10, 2021Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
0.3%-0.3
March 9, 2021Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
1.4%-1.4
March 3, 2021Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
1.8%-1.8
March 3, 2021Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
1.4%-1.4
Feb. 26, 2021Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
3.8%-3.8
Feb. 25, 2021Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
No
support
No
0.9%-0.9
Jan. 21, 2021Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Cliff Bentz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
74.5%+25.5
Average14.5%18.4%-3.9

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