UPDATED Oct. 6, 2021, at 10:49 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.

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%
+2.2+2.2
+2.2

117th Congress (2021-22)

Democratic representative for Missouri’s 5th district

DateMeasureBiden positionCleaver voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
Sept. 29Suspending the debt limit through December 16, 2022 (219-212)
Emanuel Cleaver's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.5%+0.5
Sept. 24Protecting the right to an abortion and health care providers’ ability to provide abortion services (218-211)
Emanuel Cleaver's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
Sept. 21Extending government funding and raising the debt ceiling (220-211)
Emanuel Cleaver's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
Aug. 24Strengthening the Voting Rights Act (219-212)
Emanuel Cleaver's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
Aug. 24$3.5 trillion budget plan (220-212)
Emanuel Cleaver's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
July 29Providing emergency funding for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack and for the expansion of the Afghan visa program (416-11)
Emanuel Cleaver's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.2%+2.8
July 28Making appropriations for the State Department, foreign operations and related programs (217-212)
Emanuel Cleaver's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
86.3%+13.7
July 22Increasing 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)
Emanuel Cleaver's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
98.8%
July 21Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
Emanuel Cleaver's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.5%+2.5
July 20Allowing the Federal Trade Commission to recover money for victims of illegal business practices (221-205)
Emanuel Cleaver's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.6%+1.4
July 1Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Emanuel Cleaver's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
June 25Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (229-191)
Emanuel Cleaver's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.4%+0.6
June 24Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Emanuel Cleaver's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.0%+1.0
June 24Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Emanuel Cleaver's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
June 24Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (218-208)
Emanuel Cleaver's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.7%+0.3
June 23Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Emanuel Cleaver's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.4%+0.6
June 17Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Emanuel Cleaver's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
90.8%+9.2
May 20Providing money for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack (213-212)
Emanuel Cleaver's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
83.6%+16.4
May 19Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (252-175)
Emanuel Cleaver's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.4%+3.6
May 18Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (364-62)
Emanuel Cleaver's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.2%+1.8
May 14Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Emanuel Cleaver's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.5%+2.5
May 13Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Emanuel Cleaver's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
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
April 15Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Emanuel Cleaver's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
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%97.8%+2.2

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