UPDATED Mar. 9, 2022, at 9:10 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.

Garret GravesR

Republican representative for Louisiana’s 6th district

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Graves votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Graves’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 Graves votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Graves’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
-29.4%
13.5%
+4.1+4.1
+4.1

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican representative for Louisiana’s 6th district

DateMeasureBiden positionGraves voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
March 3Expanding health care eligibility for veterans exposed to toxins (256-174)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
7.9%-7.9
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)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Feb. 8Improving the U.S. Postal Service's finances, services and transparency (342-92)
Garret Graves's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
51.5%+48.5
Feb. 7Ending forced arbitration for sexual assault and sexual harrassment cases (335-97)
Garret Graves's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
48.1%+51.9
Feb. 4Providing money for semiconductor manufacturing, supply chain improvements and scientific research (222-210)
Garret Graves's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
0.0%
Jan. 13Strengthening the Voting Rights Act, campaign finance regulations and election administration rules (220-203)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Jan. 12Expanding GI Bill eligibility for National Guard and Reserve members (287-135)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
27.8%-27.8
Dec. 15, 2021Increasing the debt limit (221-209)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Dec. 14, 2021Creating a State Department position to monitor and combat Islamophobia around the world (219-212)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Dec. 9, 2021Limiting the power of the executive branch and increasing disclosure requirements for presidential and vice presidential candidates (220-208)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Dec. 2, 2021Extending government funding (221-212)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Nov. 19, 2021Providing money to expand social safety programs, fight climate change and lower health care costs (220-213)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Nov. 5, 2021Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (228-206)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
5.4%-5.4
Nov. 4, 2021Protecting older job applicants from discrimination in the hiring process (224-200)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Oct. 26, 2021Reauthorizing and expanding funding for preventing domestic violence (228-200)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
Oct. 22, 2021Expanding workplace requirements for breastfeeding accommodations (276-149)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
12.0%-12.0
Sept. 29, 2021Suspending the debt limit through December 16, 2022 (219-212)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Sept. 24, 2021Protecting the right to an abortion and health care providers’ ability to provide abortion services (218-211)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Sept. 21, 2021Extending government funding and raising the debt ceiling (220-211)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Aug. 24, 2021Strengthening the Voting Rights Act (219-212)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Aug. 24, 2021$3.5 trillion budget plan (220-212)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 29, 2021Providing emergency funding for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack and for the expansion of the Afghan visa program (416-11)
Garret Graves's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.9%+1.1
July 28, 2021Making appropriations for the State Department, foreign operations and related programs (217-212)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.8%-0.8
July 22, 2021Increasing 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)
Garret Graves's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.2%+7.8
July 21, 2021Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
1.3%-1.3
July 20, 2021Allowing the Federal Trade Commission to recover money for victims of illegal business practices (221-205)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 1, 2021Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 25, 2021Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (229-191)
Garret Graves's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
0.0%
June 24, 2021Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.6%-0.6
June 24, 2021Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 24, 2021Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (218-208)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 23, 2021Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.5%-0.5
June 17, 2021Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
18.4%-18.4
May 20, 2021Providing money for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack (213-212)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
1.5%-1.5
May 19, 2021Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (252-175)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
4.9%-4.9
May 18, 2021Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (364-62)
Garret Graves's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
65.9%+34.1
May 14, 2021Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Garret Graves's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
39.0%+61.0
May 13, 2021Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 22, 2021Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 21, 2021Requiring that people detained while trying to enter the country have access to legal counsel (217-207)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 21, 2021Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 16, 2021Requiring health care and social service employers to have plans for preventing workplace violence (254-166)
Garret Graves's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
7.2%+92.8
April 15, 2021Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 18, 2021Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
2.6%-2.6
March 18, 2021Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (228-197)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 17, 2021Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
2.7%-2.7
March 11, 2021Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 11, 2021Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 10, 2021Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 9, 2021Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 3, 2021Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 3, 2021Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Feb. 26, 2021Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Feb. 25, 2021Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Garret Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Jan. 21, 2021Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Garret Graves's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
66.5%
Average13.5%9.4%+4.1

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