UPDATED Sep. 19, 2022, at 2:32 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.

Filemon VelaD

Former Democratic representative for Texas’s 34th district

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Vela votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Vela’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 Vela votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Vela’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
+4.0%
100.0%
+27.9+27.9
+27.9

117th Congress (2021-22)

Former Democratic representative for Texas’s 34th district

DateMeasureBiden positionVela voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
March 31Capping out-of-pocket insulin costs (232-193)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
72.3%+27.7
March 18Prohibiting discrimination based on a person's hair texture or style (235-189)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
72.0%+28.0
March 17Prohibiting certain forced arbitration clauses (222-209)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
64.5%+35.5
March 9The 2022 fiscal year appropriations bill (260-171)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
78.0%+22.0
March 3Expanding health care eligibility for veterans exposed to toxic substances (256-174)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
74.5%+25.5
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)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
72.8%+27.2
Feb. 8Improving the U.S. Postal Service's finances, services and transparency (342-92)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
89.3%+10.7
Feb. 7Ending forced arbitration for sexual assault and sexual harrassment cases (335-97)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
88.2%+11.8
Feb. 4Providing money for semiconductor manufacturing, supply chain improvements and scientific research (222-210)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
64.7%+35.3
Jan. 13Strengthening the Voting Rights Act, campaign finance regulations and election administration rules (220-203)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
66.2%+33.8
Jan. 12Expanding GI Bill eligibility for National Guard and Reserve members (287-135)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
79.7%+20.3
Dec. 15,
2021
Increasing the debt limit (221-209)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
66.2%
Dec. 14,
2021
Creating a State Department position to monitor and combat Islamophobia around the world (219-212)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
66.6%+33.4
Dec. 9,
2021
Limiting the power of the executive branch and increasing disclosure requirements for presidential and vice presidential candidates (220-208)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
65.9%+34.1
Dec. 2,
2021
Extending government funding (221-212)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
66.7%+33.3
Nov. 19,
2021
Providing money to expand social safety programs, fight climate change and lower health care costs (220-213)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
66.3%+33.7
Nov. 5,
2021
Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (228-206)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
53.8%+46.2
Nov. 4,
2021
Protecting older job applicants from discrimination in the hiring process (224-200)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
71.3%+28.7
Oct. 26,
2021
Reauthorizing and expanding funding for preventing domestic violence (228-200)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
71.0%+29.0
Oct. 22,
2021
Expanding workplace requirements for breastfeeding accommodations (276-149)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
84.8%+15.2
Sept. 29,
2021
Suspending the debt limit through December 16, 2022 (219-212)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
64.0%+36.0
Sept. 24,
2021
Protecting the right to an abortion and health care providers’ ability to provide abortion services (218-211)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
65.4%+34.6
Sept. 21,
2021
Extending government funding and raising the debt ceiling (220-211)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
66.8%+33.2
Aug. 24,
2021
Strengthening the Voting Rights Act (219-212)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
66.8%+33.2
Aug. 24,
2021
$3.5 trillion budget plan (220-212)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
66.8%+33.2
July 29,
2021
Providing emergency funding for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack and for the expansion of the Afghan visa program (416-11)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.9%+2.1
July 28,
2021
Making appropriations for the State Department, foreign operations and related programs (217-212)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
50.9%+49.1
July 22,
2021
Increasing 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)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.7%+2.3
July 21,
2021
Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
74.8%+25.2
July 20,
2021
Allowing the Federal Trade Commission to recover money for victims of illegal business practices (221-205)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
65.2%+34.8
July 1,
2021
Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
69.4%+30.6
June 25,
2021
Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (229-191)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
74.9%+25.1
June 24,
2021
Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
80.0%+20.0
June 24,
2021
Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
67.0%+33.0
June 24,
2021
Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (218-208)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
67.0%+33.0
June 23,
2021
Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
82.5%+17.5
June 17,
2021
Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
74.0%+26.0
May 20,
2021
Providing money for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack (213-212)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
50.3%+49.7
May 19,
2021
Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (252-175)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
77.0%+23.0
May 18,
2021
Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (364-62)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.4%+5.6
May 14,
2021
Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
89.9%+10.1
May 13,
2021
Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
63.9%+36.1
April 22,
2021
Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
67.0%+33.0
April 21,
2021
Requiring that people detained while trying to enter the country have access to legal counsel (217-207)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
67.0%+33.0
April 21,
2021
Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
68.8%+31.2
April 16,
2021
Requiring health care and social service employers to have plans for preventing workplace violence (254-166)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
78.0%+22.0
April 15,
2021
Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
68.8%+31.2
March 18,
2021
Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
76.8%+23.2
March 18,
2021
Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (228-197)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
73.9%+26.1
March 17,
2021
Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
78.1%+21.9
March 11,
2021
Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
67.7%+32.3
March 11,
2021
Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
72.3%+27.7
March 10,
2021
Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
66.3%+33.7
March 9,
2021
Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
71.0%+29.0
March 3,
2021
Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
60.6%+39.4
March 3,
2021
Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
64.4%+35.6
Feb. 26,
2021
Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
71.6%+28.4
Feb. 25,
2021
Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
71.4%+28.6
Jan. 21,
2021
Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Filemon Vela's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
82.1%+17.9
Average100.0%72.1%+27.9

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