UPDATED Jul. 30, 2021, at 10:36 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.

Jeff FortenberryR

Republican representative for Nebraska’s 1st district

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Fortenberry votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Fortenberry’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 Fortenberry votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Fortenberry’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
-15.0%
27.3%
+8.5+8.5
+8.5

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican representative for Nebraska’s 1st district

DateMeasureBiden positionFortenberry voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
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)
Jeff Fortenberry's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.6%+1.4
July 28Making appropriations for the State Department, foreign operations and related programs (217-212)
Jeff Fortenberry's Vote:
No
support
No
8.8%-8.8
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)
Jeff Fortenberry's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.3%+4.7
July 21Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
Jeff Fortenberry's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
16.4%+83.6
July 20Allowing the Federal Trade Commission to recover money for victims of illegal business practices (221-205)
Jeff Fortenberry's Vote:
No
support
No
2.6%-2.6
July 1Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Jeff Fortenberry's Vote:
No
support
No
0.5%-0.5
June 25Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (229-191)
Jeff Fortenberry's Vote:
No
support
No
4.8%-4.8
June 24Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Jeff Fortenberry's Vote:
No
support
No
14.6%-14.6
June 24Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Jeff Fortenberry's Vote:
No
support
No
0.2%-0.2
June 24Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (218-208)
Jeff Fortenberry's Vote:
No
support
No
0.7%-0.7
June 23Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Jeff Fortenberry's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
14.3%+85.7
June 17Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Jeff Fortenberry's Vote:
No
support
No
40.7%-40.7
May 20Providing money for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack (213-212)
Jeff Fortenberry's Vote:
No
support
No
10.8%-10.8
May 19Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (252-175)
Jeff Fortenberry's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
26.6%+73.4
May 18Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (364-62)
Jeff Fortenberry's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
82.1%+17.9
May 14Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Jeff Fortenberry's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
65.2%+34.8
May 13Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Jeff Fortenberry's Vote:
No
support
No
0.2%-0.2
April 22Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Jeff Fortenberry's Vote:
No
support
No
0.2%-0.2
April 21Requiring that people detained while trying to enter the country have access to legal counsel (217-207)
Jeff Fortenberry's Vote:
No
support
No
0.2%-0.2
April 21Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Jeff Fortenberry's Vote:
No
support
No
0.2%-0.2
April 16Requiring health care and social service employers to have plans for preventing workplace violence (254-166)
Jeff Fortenberry's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
30.9%+69.1
April 15Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Jeff Fortenberry's Vote:
No
support
No
0.2%-0.2
March 18Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Jeff Fortenberry's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
21.4%
March 18Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (228-197)
Jeff Fortenberry's Vote:
No
support
No
3.0%-3.0
March 17Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Jeff Fortenberry's Vote:
No
support
No
22.3%-22.3
March 11Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Jeff Fortenberry's Vote:
No
support
No
0.2%-0.2
March 11Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Jeff Fortenberry's Vote:
No
support
No
1.8%-1.8
March 10Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Jeff Fortenberry's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
March 9Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Jeff Fortenberry's Vote:
No
support
No
0.8%-0.8
March 3Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Jeff Fortenberry's Vote:
No
support
No
1.1%-1.1
March 3Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Jeff Fortenberry's Vote:
No
support
No
0.8%-0.8
Feb. 26Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Jeff Fortenberry's Vote:
No
support
No
2.4%-2.4
Feb. 25Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Jeff Fortenberry's Vote:
No
support
No
0.4%-0.4
Jan. 21Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Jeff Fortenberry's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
73.8%+26.2
Average27.3%18.8%+8.5

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