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.

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%
6.7%
-2.4-2.4
-2.4

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican representative for Alabama’s 6th district

DateMeasureBiden positionPalmer voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
Sept. 15Establishing and expanding whistleblower protections for federal employees (221-203)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Sept. 15Establishing greater congressional oversight of the U.S. Census Bureau and prohibiting the removal of the bureau director without cause (220-208)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Sept. 15Prohibiting certain federal positions from losing civil-service status (225-204)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Aug. 12Allowing Medicare to negotiate prescription drug prices; extending Affordable Care Act subsidies; expanding tax credits for renewable and clean energy efforts; establishing a 15 percent corporate minimum tax; and other measures (220-207)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 29Revising restrictions on the possession and exhibition of big cats (278-134)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
12.6%-12.6
July 29Establishing wildfire preparedness and drought resiliency programs (218-199)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 29Prohibiting the sale, manufacture, transfer and possession of certain semiautomatic assault weapons and large-capacity magazines (217-213)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 28Supporting the domestic production of semiconductors (243-187)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
1.5%-1.5
July 27Extending certain Medicare telehealth flexibilities after the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency (416-12)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.0%+7.0
July 27Establishing programs to support heart-disease research and awareness among the South Asian American population (237-192)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.5%-0.5
July 27Restoring full pension benefits terminated by Delphi Corporation's bankruptcy in 2009 (254-175)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
7.5%-7.5
July 21Protecting the right to access and use contraceptives (228-195)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 20Authorizing appropriations to several federal departments and agencies for fiscal year 2023 (220-207)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 19Repealing the Defense of Marriage Act and requiring states to recognize same-sex and interracial marriages performed out-of-state (267-157)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
2.6%-2.6
July 15Prohibiting restrictions on access to out-of-state abortion services (223-205)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 15Prohibiting restrictions on access to abortion services (219-210)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 14Authorizing Department of Defense appropriations for fiscal year 2023 (329-101)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
75.2%+24.8
July 13Establishing the Active Shooter Alert Communications Network (260-169)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
5.5%-5.5
June 24Expanding firearm regulations (234-193)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
June 23Improving the collection of data related to sexual orientation and gender identity (220-201)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 22Establishing and funding agency for innovations in health care (336-85)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
43.8%-43.8
June 22Reauthorizing mental health and substance use disorder programs (402-20)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
87.8%+12.2
June 16Developing strategies to lower food and fuel costs (221-204)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
June 15Expanding access to credit, mortgage and banking services (215-207)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 14Providing funding for the conservation of fish and wildlife (231-190)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.2%-0.2
June 9Allowing federal courts to temporarily prohibit individuals from purchasing and possessing firearms (224-202)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 8Changing federal firearms laws, including prohibiting sales of certain weapons to people under 21 years old (223-204)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
May 18Expanding the availability of information on domestic terrorism (222-203)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
May 17Expanding employment and training programs (220-196)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
May 13Reauthorizing block grants for antipoverty activities (246-169)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
4.9%-4.9
May 12Making Transportation Security Administration employees part of the standard federal personnel management system (220-201)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
May 11Making it easier for federally employed firefighters to get workers' compensation (288-131)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
15.9%-15.9
March 31Capping out-of-pocket insulin costs (232-193)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 18Prohibiting discrimination based on a person's hair texture or style (235-189)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
March 17Prohibiting certain forced arbitration clauses (222-209)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 9The 2022 fiscal year appropriations bill (260-171)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
3.2%-3.2
March 3Expanding health care eligibility for veterans exposed to toxic substances (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,
2021
Increasing the debt limit (221-209)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Dec. 14,
2021
Creating 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,
2021
Limiting 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,
2021
Extending government funding (221-212)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Nov. 19,
2021
Providing 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,
2021
Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (228-206)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
2.9%-2.9
Nov. 4,
2021
Protecting older job applicants from discrimination in the hiring process (224-200)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Oct. 26,
2021
Reauthorizing and expanding funding for preventing domestic violence (228-200)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Oct. 22,
2021
Expanding workplace requirements for breastfeeding accommodations (276-149)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
6.0%-6.0
Sept. 29,
2021
Suspending the debt limit through December 16, 2022 (219-212)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Sept. 24,
2021
Protecting 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,
2021
Extending government funding and raising the debt ceiling (220-211)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Aug. 24,
2021
Strengthening 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,
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)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.1%+0.9
July 28,
2021
Making 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,
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)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
90.6%+9.4
July 21,
2021
Requiring 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,
2021
Allowing 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,
2021
Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 25,
2021
Repealing 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,
2021
Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
June 24,
2021
Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 24,
2021
Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (218-208)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 23,
2021
Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
June 17,
2021
Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
12.1%-12.1
May 20,
2021
Providing 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,
2021
Establishing 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,
2021
Taking 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,
2021
Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
29.1%-29.1
May 13,
2021
Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 22,
2021
Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 21,
2021
Requiring 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,
2021
Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 16,
2021
Requiring 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,
2021
Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 18,
2021
Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.8%-0.8
March 18,
2021
Creating 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,
2021
Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.8%-0.8
March 11,
2021
Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 11,
2021
Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 10,
2021
Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 9,
2021
Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 3,
2021
Expanding 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,
2021
Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Feb. 26,
2021
Protecting 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,
2021
Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Jan. 21,
2021
Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Gary Palmer's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
63.3%+36.7
Average6.7%9.1%-2.4

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