UPDATED Oct. 6, 2021, at 10:49 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.

Jared GoldenD

Democratic representative for Maine’s 2nd district

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Golden votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Golden’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 Golden votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Golden’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
-7.5%
80.0%
+56.0+56.0
+56.0

117th Congress (2021-22)

Democratic representative for Maine’s 2nd district

DateMeasureBiden positionGolden voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
Sept. 29Suspending the debt limit through December 16, 2022 (219-212)
Jared Golden's Vote:
No
support
No
8.3%-8.3
Sept. 24Protecting the right to an abortion and health care providers’ ability to provide abortion services (218-211)
Jared Golden's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
5.9%+94.1
Sept. 21Extending government funding and raising the debt ceiling (220-211)
Jared Golden's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
6.1%+93.9
Aug. 24Strengthening the Voting Rights Act (219-212)
Jared Golden's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
6.1%+93.9
Aug. 24$3.5 trillion budget plan (220-212)
Jared Golden's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
6.1%+93.9
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)
Jared Golden's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.3%+1.7
July 28Making appropriations for the State Department, foreign operations and related programs (217-212)
Jared Golden's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
20.9%+79.1
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)
Jared Golden's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.4%+3.6
July 21Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
Jared Golden's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
37.2%+62.8
July 20Allowing the Federal Trade Commission to recover money for victims of illegal business practices (221-205)
Jared Golden's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
15.5%+84.5
July 1Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Jared Golden's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
8.8%+91.2
June 25Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (229-191)
Jared Golden's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
22.9%+77.1
June 24Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Jared Golden's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
38.0%+62.0
June 24Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Jared Golden's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
6.3%+93.7
June 24Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (218-208)
Jared Golden's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
9.4%+90.6
June 23Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Jared Golden's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
39.1%+60.9
June 17Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Jared Golden's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
54.5%+45.5
May 20Providing money for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack (213-212)
Jared Golden's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
22.7%+77.3
May 19Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (252-175)
Jared Golden's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
46.5%
May 18Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (364-62)
Jared Golden's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
88.1%
May 14Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Jared Golden's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
77.1%
May 13Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Jared Golden's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
5.3%
April 22Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Jared Golden's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
6.3%+93.7
April 21Requiring that people detained while trying to enter the country have access to legal counsel (217-207)
Jared Golden's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
6.3%+93.7
April 21Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Jared Golden's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
6.3%+93.7
April 16Requiring health care and social service employers to have plans for preventing workplace violence (254-166)
Jared Golden's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
50.1%+49.9
April 15Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Jared Golden's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
6.3%+93.7
March 18Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Jared Golden's Vote:
No
support
No
42.5%-42.5
March 18Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (228-197)
Jared Golden's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
18.8%+81.2
March 17Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Jared Golden's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
43.9%+56.1
March 11Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Jared Golden's Vote:
No
support
No
6.0%-6.0
March 11Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Jared Golden's Vote:
No
support
No
15.0%-15.0
March 10Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Jared Golden's Vote:
No
support
No
4.7%-4.7
March 9Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Jared Golden's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
10.6%+89.4
March 3Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Jared Golden's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
10.0%+90.0
March 3Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Jared Golden's Vote:
No
support
No
9.5%-9.5
Feb. 26Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Jared Golden's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
16.5%+83.5
Feb. 25Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Jared Golden's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
8.5%+91.5
Jan. 21Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Jared Golden's Vote:
No
support
No
77.3%-77.3
Average80.0%24.0%+56.0

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