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.

Emanuel CleaverD

Democratic representative for Missouri’s 5th district

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Cleaver votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Cleaver’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 Cleaver votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Cleaver’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
+18.8%
100.0%
+1.6+1.6
+1.6

117th Congress (2021-22)

Democratic representative for Missouri’s 5th district

DateMeasureBiden positionCleaver voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
April 22Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Emanuel Cleaver's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
April 21Requiring that people detained while trying to enter the country have access to legal counsel (217-207)
Emanuel Cleaver's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
April 21Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Emanuel Cleaver's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
April 16Requiring health care and social service employers to have plans for preventing workplace violence (254-166)
Emanuel Cleaver's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.1%+3.9
March 18Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Emanuel Cleaver's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.3%+2.7
March 18Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (228-197)
Emanuel Cleaver's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.5%+0.5
March 17Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Emanuel Cleaver's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.6%+2.4
March 11Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Emanuel Cleaver's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
March 11Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Emanuel Cleaver's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.6%+0.4
March 10Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Emanuel Cleaver's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
March 9Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Emanuel Cleaver's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
March 3Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Emanuel Cleaver's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.8%+1.2
March 3Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Emanuel Cleaver's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.4%+0.6
Feb. 26Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Emanuel Cleaver's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.5%+0.5
Feb. 25Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Emanuel Cleaver's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
Jan. 21Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Emanuel Cleaver's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
87.2%+12.8
Average100.0%98.4%+1.6

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