UPDATED Apr. 29, 2021, at 4:01 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.

David G. ValadaoR

Republican representative for California’s 21st district

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Valadao votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Valadao’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 Valadao votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Valadao’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
+10.9%
25.0%
-67.7-67.7
-67.7

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican representative for California’s 21st district

DateMeasureBiden positionValadao voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
April 22Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
David G. Valadao's Vote:
No
support
No
94.8%-94.8
April 21Requiring that people detained while trying to enter the country have access to legal counsel (217-207)
David G. Valadao's Vote:
No
support
No
94.8%-94.8
April 21Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
David G. Valadao's Vote:
No
support
No
95.6%-95.6
April 16Requiring health care and social service employers to have plans for preventing workplace violence (254-166)
David G. Valadao's Vote:
No
support
No
89.1%-89.1
March 18Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
David G. Valadao's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
90.1%+9.9
March 18Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (228-197)
David G. Valadao's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.0%+6.0
March 17Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
David G. Valadao's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
90.9%+9.1
March 11Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
David G. Valadao's Vote:
No
support
No
95.2%-95.2
March 11Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
David G. Valadao's Vote:
No
support
No
94.2%-94.2
March 10Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
David G. Valadao's Vote:
No
support
No
95.3%-95.3
March 9Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
David G. Valadao's Vote:
No
support
No
94.9%-94.9
March 3Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
David G. Valadao's Vote:
No
support
No
88.4%-88.4
March 3Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
David G. Valadao's Vote:
No
support
No
91.6%-91.6
Feb. 26Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
David G. Valadao's Vote:
No
support
No
93.3%-93.3
Feb. 25Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
David G. Valadao's Vote:
No
support
No
95.8%-95.8
Jan. 21Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
David G. Valadao's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
84.6%+15.4
Average25.0%92.7%-67.7

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