UPDATED Apr. 29, 2021, at 4:01 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.

James McGovernD

Democratic representative for Massachusetts’s 2nd district

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often McGovern votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between McGovern’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 McGovern votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between McGovern’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
+25.8%
100.0%
+0.8+0.8
+0.8

117th Congress (2021-22)

Democratic representative for Massachusetts’s 2nd district

DateMeasureBiden positionMcGovern voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
April 22Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
April 21Requiring that people detained while trying to enter the country have access to legal counsel (217-207)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
April 21Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
April 16Requiring health care and social service employers to have plans for preventing workplace violence (254-166)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.7%+1.3
March 18Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.3%+0.7
March 18Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (228-197)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 17Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.4%+0.6
March 11Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 11Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 10Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 9Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 3Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
March 3Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Feb. 26Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Feb. 25Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Jan. 21Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
89.2%+10.8
Average100.0%99.2%+0.8

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