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.

Jim CooperD

Democratic representative for Tennessee’s 5th district

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Cooper votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Cooper’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 Cooper votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Cooper’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
+23.6%
100.0%
+1.4+1.4
+1.4

117th Congress (2021-22)

Democratic representative for Tennessee’s 5th district

DateMeasureBiden positionCooper 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)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.9%+3.1
July 28Making appropriations for the State Department, foreign operations and related programs (217-212)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.5%+7.5
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)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.0%+1.0
July 21Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.1%+0.9
July 20Allowing the Federal Trade Commission to recover money for victims of illegal business practices (221-205)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.7%+0.3
July 1Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
June 25Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (229-191)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
June 24Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.7%+0.3
June 24Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
June 24Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (218-208)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
June 23Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
June 17Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.9%+6.1
May 20Providing money for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack (213-212)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
90.2%+9.8
May 19Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (252-175)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.4%+1.6
May 18Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (364-62)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.9%+1.1
May 14Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.6%+1.4
May 13Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
April 22Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
April 21Requiring that people detained while trying to enter the country have access to legal counsel (217-207)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
April 21Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
April 16Requiring health care and social service employers to have plans for preventing workplace violence (254-166)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.1%+1.9
April 15Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 18Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.9%+1.1
March 18Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (228-197)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
March 17Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.1%+0.9
March 11Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 11Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 10Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 9Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 3Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
March 3Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
Feb. 26Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
Feb. 25Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Jan. 21Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
88.6%+11.4
Average100.0%98.6%+1.4

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