UPDATED Oct. 6, 2021, at 10:49 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 CostaD

Democratic representative for California’s 16th district

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Costa votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Costa’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 Costa votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Costa’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
+19.9%
100.0%
+2.0+2.0
+2.0

117th Congress (2021-22)

Democratic representative for California’s 16th district

DateMeasureBiden positionCosta voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
Sept. 29Suspending the debt limit through December 16, 2022 (219-212)
Jim Costa's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.7%+0.3
Sept. 24Protecting the right to an abortion and health care providers’ ability to provide abortion services (218-211)
Jim Costa's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
Sept. 21Extending government funding and raising the debt ceiling (220-211)
Jim Costa's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
Aug. 24Strengthening the Voting Rights Act (219-212)
Jim Costa's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
99.9%
Aug. 24$3.5 trillion budget plan (220-212)
Jim Costa's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
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 Costa's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.1%+2.9
July 28Making appropriations for the State Department, foreign operations and related programs (217-212)
Jim Costa's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
88.0%+12.0
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 Costa's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.9%+1.1
July 21Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
Jim Costa's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.0%+2.0
July 20Allowing the Federal Trade Commission to recover money for victims of illegal business practices (221-205)
Jim Costa's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.0%+1.0
July 1Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Jim Costa's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
June 25Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (229-191)
Jim Costa's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.6%+0.4
June 24Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Jim Costa's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.2%+0.8
June 24Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Jim Costa's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
June 24Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (218-208)
Jim Costa's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
June 23Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Jim Costa's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.5%+0.5
June 17Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Jim Costa's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.6%+8.4
May 20Providing money for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack (213-212)
Jim Costa's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
85.3%+14.7
May 19Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (252-175)
Jim Costa's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.0%+3.0
May 18Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (364-62)
Jim Costa's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.4%+1.6
May 14Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Jim Costa's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.8%+2.2
May 13Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Jim Costa's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
April 22Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Jim Costa's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
April 21Requiring that people detained while trying to enter the country have access to legal counsel (217-207)
Jim Costa's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
April 21Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Jim Costa's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
April 16Requiring health care and social service employers to have plans for preventing workplace violence (254-166)
Jim Costa's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.7%+3.3
April 15Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Jim Costa's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
March 18Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Jim Costa's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.8%+2.2
March 18Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (228-197)
Jim Costa's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.7%+0.3
March 17Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Jim Costa's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.0%+2.0
March 11Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Jim Costa's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
March 11Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Jim Costa's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
March 10Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Jim Costa's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 9Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Jim Costa's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
March 3Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Jim Costa's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.2%+0.8
March 3Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Jim Costa's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.6%+0.4
Feb. 26Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Jim Costa's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.7%+0.3
Feb. 25Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Jim Costa's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
Jan. 21Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Jim Costa's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
87.5%+12.5
Average100.0%98.0%+2.0

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