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.

Gary PalmerR

Republican representative for Alabama’s 6th district

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Palmer votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Palmer’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 Palmer votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Palmer’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
-35.2%
5.7%
-2.9-2.9
-2.9

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican representative for Alabama’s 6th district

DateMeasureBiden positionPalmer voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
March 3Expanding health care eligibility for veterans exposed to toxins (256-174)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
3.8%-3.8
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)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Feb. 8Improving the U.S. Postal Service's finances, services and transparency (342-92)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
43.2%-43.2
Feb. 7Ending forced arbitration for sexual assault and sexual harrassment cases (335-97)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
39.6%-39.6
Feb. 4Providing money for semiconductor manufacturing, supply chain improvements and scientific research (222-210)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Jan. 13Strengthening the Voting Rights Act, campaign finance regulations and election administration rules (220-203)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
0.0%
Jan. 12Expanding GI Bill eligibility for National Guard and Reserve members (287-135)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
20.2%
Dec. 15, 2021Increasing the debt limit (221-209)
Gary Palmer'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)
Gary Palmer'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)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Dec. 2, 2021Extending government funding (221-212)
Gary Palmer'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)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Nov. 5, 2021Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (228-206)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
2.9%-2.9
Nov. 4, 2021Protecting older job applicants from discrimination in the hiring process (224-200)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Oct. 26, 2021Reauthorizing and expanding funding for preventing domestic violence (228-200)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Oct. 22, 2021Expanding workplace requirements for breastfeeding accommodations (276-149)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
6.0%-6.0
Sept. 29, 2021Suspending the debt limit through December 16, 2022 (219-212)
Gary Palmer'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)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Sept. 21, 2021Extending government funding and raising the debt ceiling (220-211)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Aug. 24, 2021Strengthening the Voting Rights Act (219-212)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Aug. 24, 2021$3.5 trillion budget plan (220-212)
Gary Palmer'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)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.1%+0.9
July 28, 2021Making appropriations for the State Department, foreign operations and related programs (217-212)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.2%-0.2
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)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
90.6%+9.4
July 21, 2021Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.3%-0.3
July 20, 2021Allowing the Federal Trade Commission to recover money for victims of illegal business practices (221-205)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 1, 2021Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Gary Palmer'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)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 24, 2021Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
June 24, 2021Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Gary Palmer'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)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 23, 2021Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
June 17, 2021Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
12.1%-12.1
May 20, 2021Providing money for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack (213-212)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.5%-0.5
May 19, 2021Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (252-175)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
1.9%-1.9
May 18, 2021Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (364-62)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
58.2%-58.2
May 14, 2021Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
29.1%-29.1
May 13, 2021Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 22, 2021Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Gary Palmer'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)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 21, 2021Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Gary Palmer'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)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
3.2%-3.2
April 15, 2021Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 18, 2021Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.8%-0.8
March 18, 2021Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (228-197)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 17, 2021Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.8%-0.8
March 11, 2021Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 11, 2021Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 10, 2021Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 9, 2021Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 3, 2021Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 3, 2021Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Feb. 26, 2021Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Feb. 25, 2021Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Jan. 21, 2021Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
63.3%+36.7
Average5.7%8.6%-2.9

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