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 KustoffR

Republican representative for Tennessee’s 8th district

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Kustoff votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Kustoff’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 Kustoff votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Kustoff’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
-32.2%
6.3%
+1.7+1.7
+1.7

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican representative for Tennessee’s 8th district

DateMeasureBiden positionKustoff voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
April 22Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 21Requiring that people detained while trying to enter the country have access to legal counsel (217-207)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 21Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 16Requiring health care and social service employers to have plans for preventing workplace violence (254-166)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
5.0%-5.0
March 18Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
1.5%-1.5
March 18Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (228-197)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 17Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
1.6%-1.6
March 11Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 11Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 10Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 9Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 3Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 3Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Feb. 26Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Feb. 25Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Jan. 21Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
David Kustoff's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
64.9%+35.1
Average6.3%4.6%+1.7

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