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.

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%
+1.1+1.1
+1.1

117th Congress (2021-22)

Democratic representative for Massachusetts’s 2nd district

DateMeasureBiden positionMcGovern voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
March 3Expanding health care eligibility for veterans exposed to toxins (256-174)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.8%+2.2
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)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Feb. 8Improving the U.S. Postal Service's finances, services and transparency (342-92)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.9%+2.1
Feb. 7Ending forced arbitration for sexual assault and sexual harrassment cases (335-97)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.7%+2.3
Feb. 4Providing money for semiconductor manufacturing, supply chain improvements and scientific research (222-210)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Jan. 13Strengthening the Voting Rights Act, campaign finance regulations and election administration rules (220-203)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Jan. 12Expanding GI Bill eligibility for National Guard and Reserve members (287-135)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.1%+3.9
Dec. 15, 2021Increasing the debt limit (221-209)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Dec. 14, 2021Creating a State Department position to monitor and combat Islamophobia around the world (219-212)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Dec. 9, 2021Limiting the power of the executive branch and increasing disclosure requirements for presidential and vice presidential candidates (220-208)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Dec. 2, 2021Extending government funding (221-212)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Nov. 19, 2021Providing money to expand social safety programs, fight climate change and lower health care costs (220-213)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Nov. 5, 2021Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (228-206)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
88.6%+11.4
Nov. 4, 2021Protecting older job applicants from discrimination in the hiring process (224-200)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Oct. 26, 2021Reauthorizing and expanding funding for preventing domestic violence (228-200)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
Oct. 22, 2021Expanding workplace requirements for breastfeeding accommodations (276-149)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.3%+0.7
Sept. 29, 2021Suspending the debt limit through December 16, 2022 (219-212)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Sept. 24, 2021Protecting the right to an abortion and health care providers’ ability to provide abortion services (218-211)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Sept. 21, 2021Extending government funding and raising the debt ceiling (220-211)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Aug. 24, 2021Strengthening the Voting Rights Act (219-212)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Aug. 24, 2021$3.5 trillion budget plan (220-212)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%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)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.7%+3.3
July 28, 2021Making appropriations for the State Department, foreign operations and related programs (217-212)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.5%+5.5
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)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.1%+0.9
July 21, 2021Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.5%+0.5
July 20, 2021Allowing the Federal Trade Commission to recover money for victims of illegal business practices (221-205)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
July 1, 2021Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
June 25, 2021Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (229-191)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
June 24, 2021Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
June 24, 2021Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%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)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
June 23, 2021Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
June 17, 2021Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.1%+4.9
May 20, 2021Providing money for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack (213-212)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.4%+7.6
May 19, 2021Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (252-175)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.9%+1.1
May 18, 2021Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (364-62)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.1%+0.9
May 14, 2021Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.9%+1.1
May 13, 2021Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
April 22, 2021Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
April 21, 2021Requiring 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 21, 2021Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
April 16, 2021Requiring 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
April 15, 2021Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 18, 2021Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.3%+0.7
March 18, 2021Creating 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 17, 2021Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.4%+0.6
March 11, 2021Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 11, 2021Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 10, 2021Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 9, 2021Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 3, 2021Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
March 3, 2021Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Feb. 26, 2021Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Feb. 25, 2021Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Jan. 21, 2021Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
James McGovern's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
89.2%+10.8
Average100.0%98.9%+1.1

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