UPDATED Oct. 22, 2021, at 12:09 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.

Jay ObernolteR

Republican representative for California’s 8th district

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Obernolte votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Obernolte’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 Obernolte votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Obernolte’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
-10.5%
20.0%
-2.3-2.3
-2.3

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican representative for California’s 8th district

DateMeasureBiden positionObernolte voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
Oct. 22Expanding workplace requirements for breastfeeding accommodations (276-149)
Jay Obernolte's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
52.9%+47.1
Sept. 29Suspending the debt limit through December 16, 2022 (219-212)
Jay Obernolte's Vote:
No
support
No
3.3%-3.3
Sept. 24Protecting the right to an abortion and health care providers’ ability to provide abortion services (218-211)
Jay Obernolte's Vote:
No
support
No
1.9%-1.9
Sept. 21Extending government funding and raising the debt ceiling (220-211)
Jay Obernolte's Vote:
No
support
No
1.9%-1.9
Aug. 24Strengthening the Voting Rights Act (219-212)
Jay Obernolte's Vote:
No
support
No
1.9%-1.9
Aug. 24$3.5 trillion budget plan (220-212)
Jay Obernolte's Vote:
No
support
No
1.9%-1.9
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)
Jay Obernolte's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.4%+1.6
July 28Making appropriations for the State Department, foreign operations and related programs (217-212)
Jay Obernolte's Vote:
No
support
No
15.2%-15.2
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)
Jay Obernolte's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.0%+4.0
July 21Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
Jay Obernolte's Vote:
No
support
No
27.9%-27.9
July 20Allowing the Federal Trade Commission to recover money for victims of illegal business practices (221-205)
Jay Obernolte's Vote:
No
support
No
8.3%-8.3
July 1Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Jay Obernolte's Vote:
No
support
No
3.3%-3.3
June 25Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (229-191)
Jay Obernolte's Vote:
No
support
No
13.4%-13.4
June 24Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Jay Obernolte's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
27.3%+72.7
June 24Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Jay Obernolte's Vote:
No
support
No
2.0%-2.0
June 24Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (218-208)
Jay Obernolte's Vote:
No
support
No
3.8%-3.8
June 23Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Jay Obernolte's Vote:
No
support
No
27.7%-27.7
June 17Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Jay Obernolte's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
48.9%+51.1
May 20Providing money for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack (213-212)
Jay Obernolte's Vote:
No
support
No
17.3%-17.3
May 19Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (252-175)
Jay Obernolte's Vote:
No
support
No
38.1%-38.1
May 18Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (364-62)
Jay Obernolte's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
85.9%+14.1
May 14Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Jay Obernolte's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
72.6%+27.4
May 13Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Jay Obernolte's Vote:
No
support
No
1.7%-1.7
April 22Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Jay Obernolte's Vote:
No
support
No
2.0%-2.0
April 21Requiring that people detained while trying to enter the country have access to legal counsel (217-207)
Jay Obernolte's Vote:
No
support
No
2.0%-2.0
April 21Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Jay Obernolte's Vote:
No
support
No
2.0%-2.0
April 16Requiring health care and social service employers to have plans for preventing workplace violence (254-166)
Jay Obernolte's Vote:
No
support
No
42.2%-42.2
April 15Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Jay Obernolte's Vote:
No
support
No
2.0%-2.0
March 18Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Jay Obernolte's Vote:
No
support
No
33.3%-33.3
March 18Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (228-197)
Jay Obernolte's Vote:
No
support
No
10.0%-10.0
March 17Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Jay Obernolte's Vote:
No
support
No
34.6%-34.6
March 11Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Jay Obernolte's Vote:
No
support
No
1.9%-1.9
March 11Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Jay Obernolte's Vote:
No
support
No
7.2%-7.2
March 10Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Jay Obernolte's Vote:
No
support
No
1.3%-1.3
March 9Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Jay Obernolte's Vote:
No
support
No
4.3%-4.3
March 3Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Jay Obernolte's Vote:
No
support
No
4.6%-4.6
March 3Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Jay Obernolte's Vote:
No
support
No
4.0%-4.0
Feb. 26Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Jay Obernolte's Vote:
No
support
No
8.5%-8.5
Feb. 25Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Jay Obernolte's Vote:
No
support
No
3.0%-3.0
Jan. 21Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Jay Obernolte's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
75.9%+24.1
Average20.0%22.3%-2.3

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