UPDATED Oct. 22, 2021, at 12:09 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.

Jim HimesD

Democratic representative for Connecticut’s 4th district

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Himes votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Himes’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 Himes votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Himes’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
+29.7%
100.0%
+0.7+0.7
+0.7

117th Congress (2021-22)

Democratic representative for Connecticut’s 4th district

DateMeasureBiden positionHimes voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
Oct. 22Expanding workplace requirements for breastfeeding accommodations (276-149)
Jim Himes's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.7%+0.3
Sept. 29Suspending the debt limit through December 16, 2022 (219-212)
Jim Himes's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Sept. 24Protecting the right to an abortion and health care providers’ ability to provide abortion services (218-211)
Jim Himes's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Sept. 21Extending government funding and raising the debt ceiling (220-211)
Jim Himes's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Aug. 24Strengthening the Voting Rights Act (219-212)
Jim Himes's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Aug. 24$3.5 trillion budget plan (220-212)
Jim Himes's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
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 Himes's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.5%+3.5
July 28Making appropriations for the State Department, foreign operations and related programs (217-212)
Jim Himes's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.0%+3.0
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 Himes's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.3%+0.7
July 21Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
Jim Himes's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
July 20Allowing the Federal Trade Commission to recover money for victims of illegal business practices (221-205)
Jim Himes's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
July 1Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Jim Himes'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 Himes's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
June 24Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Jim Himes's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
June 24Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Jim Himes'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 Himes's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
June 23Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Jim Himes's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
June 17Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Jim Himes's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.7%+3.3
May 20Providing money for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack (213-212)
Jim Himes's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.5%+4.5
May 19Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (252-175)
Jim Himes's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.5%+0.5
May 18Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (364-62)
Jim Himes's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.4%+0.6
May 14Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Jim Himes's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.3%+0.7
May 13Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Jim Himes's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
April 22Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Jim Himes'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 Himes's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
April 21Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Jim Himes'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 Himes's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.4%+0.6
April 15Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Jim Himes's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 18Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Jim Himes's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.7%+0.3
March 18Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (228-197)
Jim Himes's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 17Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Jim Himes's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
March 11Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Jim Himes's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 11Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Jim Himes's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 10Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Jim Himes's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 9Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Jim Himes's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 3Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Jim Himes's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 3Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Jim Himes's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Feb. 26Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Jim Himes's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Feb. 25Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Jim Himes's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Jan. 21Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Jim Himes's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
90.3%+9.7
Average100.0%99.3%+0.7

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