UPDATED Mar. 9, 2022, at 9:10 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
March 3Expanding health care eligibility for veterans exposed to toxins (256-174)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.9%+3.1
Feb. 9Imposing visa restrictions on foreign people found responsible for human rights violations related to someone's sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or sex characteristics (227-206)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Feb. 8Improving the U.S. Postal Service's finances, services and transparency (342-92)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.4%+2.6
Feb. 7Ending forced arbitration for sexual assault and sexual harrassment cases (335-97)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.2%+2.8
Feb. 4Providing money for semiconductor manufacturing, supply chain improvements and scientific research (222-210)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
Jan. 13Strengthening the Voting Rights Act, campaign finance regulations and election administration rules (220-203)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Jan. 12Expanding GI Bill eligibility for National Guard and Reserve members (287-135)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.2%+4.8
Dec. 15, 2021Increasing the debt limit (221-209)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Dec. 14, 2021Creating a State Department position to monitor and combat Islamophobia around the world (219-212)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Dec. 9, 2021Limiting the power of the executive branch and increasing disclosure requirements for presidential and vice presidential candidates (220-208)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Dec. 2, 2021Extending government funding (221-212)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Nov. 19, 2021Providing money to expand social safety programs, fight climate change and lower health care costs (220-213)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Nov. 5, 2021Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (228-206)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
86.3%+13.7
Nov. 4, 2021Protecting older job applicants from discrimination in the hiring process (224-200)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
Oct. 26, 2021Reauthorizing and expanding funding for preventing domestic violence (228-200)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.7%+0.3
Oct. 22, 2021Expanding workplace requirements for breastfeeding accommodations (276-149)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.0%+1.0
Sept. 29, 2021Suspending the debt limit through December 16, 2022 (219-212)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Sept. 24, 2021Protecting the right to an abortion and health care providers’ ability to provide abortion services (218-211)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Sept. 21, 2021Extending government funding and raising the debt ceiling (220-211)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Aug. 24, 2021Strengthening the Voting Rights Act (219-212)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Aug. 24, 2021$3.5 trillion budget plan (220-212)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
July 29, 2021Providing 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 28, 2021Making appropriations for the State Department, foreign operations and related programs (217-212)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.5%+7.5
July 22, 2021Increasing 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 21, 2021Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.1%+0.9
July 20, 2021Allowing 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 1, 2021Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
June 25, 2021Repealing 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 24, 2021Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.7%+0.3
June 24, 2021Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
June 24, 2021Repealing 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 23, 2021Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
June 17, 2021Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.9%+6.1
May 20, 2021Providing 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 19, 2021Establishing 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 18, 2021Taking 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 14, 2021Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.6%+1.4
May 13, 2021Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
April 22, 2021Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
April 21, 2021Requiring 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 21, 2021Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
April 16, 2021Requiring 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 15, 2021Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 18, 2021Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.9%+1.1
March 18, 2021Creating 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 17, 2021Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.1%+0.9
March 11, 2021Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 11, 2021Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 10, 2021Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 9, 2021Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 3, 2021Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
March 3, 2021Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
Feb. 26, 2021Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
Feb. 25, 2021Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Jim Cooper's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Jan. 21, 2021Waiver 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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