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.

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%
13.3%
+4.1+4.1
+4.1

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican representative for Nebraska’s 1st district

DateMeasureBiden positionFortenberry voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
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
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
Average13.3%9.2%+4.1

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