UPDATED Jul. 30, 2021, at 10:36 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%
8.8%
-1.8-1.8
-1.8

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican representative for Alabama’s 6th district

DateMeasureBiden positionPalmer voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
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)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.1%+0.9
July 28Making appropriations for the State Department, foreign operations and related programs (217-212)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.2%-0.2
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)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
90.6%+9.4
July 21Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.3%-0.3
July 20Allowing 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 1Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 25Repealing 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 24Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
June 24Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 24Repealing 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 23Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
June 17Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
12.1%-12.1
May 20Providing 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 19Establishing 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 18Taking 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 14Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
29.1%-29.1
May 13Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 22Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 21Requiring 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 21Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 16Requiring 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 15Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 18Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.8%-0.8
March 18Creating 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 17Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.8%-0.8
March 11Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 11Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 10Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 9Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 3Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 3Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Feb. 26Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Feb. 25Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Jan. 21Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
63.3%+36.7
Average8.8%10.6%-1.8

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