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.

Joe CourtneyD

Democratic representative for Connecticut’s 2nd district

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Courtney votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Courtney’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 Courtney votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Courtney’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
+11.0%
100.0%
+8.0+8.0
+8.0

117th Congress (2021-22)

Democratic representative for Connecticut’s 2nd district

DateMeasureBiden positionCourtney voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
Sept. 29Suspending the debt limit through December 16, 2022 (219-212)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.2%+7.8
Sept. 24Protecting the right to an abortion and health care providers’ ability to provide abortion services (218-211)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.4%+5.6
Sept. 21Extending government funding and raising the debt ceiling (220-211)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.0%+5.0
Aug. 24Strengthening the Voting Rights Act (219-212)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.0%+5.0
Aug. 24$3.5 trillion budget plan (220-212)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.0%+5.0
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)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.5%+2.5
July 28Making appropriations for the State Department, foreign operations and related programs (217-212)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
70.2%+29.8
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)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.3%+1.7
July 21Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
89.9%+10.1
July 20Allowing the Federal Trade Commission to recover money for victims of illegal business practices (221-205)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
89.4%+10.6
July 1Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.0%+5.0
June 25Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (229-191)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.7%+6.3
June 24Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.8%+6.2
June 24Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.0%+5.0
June 24Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (218-208)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.4%+6.6
June 23Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.3%+4.7
June 17Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
83.3%+16.7
May 20Providing money for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack (213-212)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
67.9%+32.1
May 19Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (252-175)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
89.3%+10.7
May 18Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (364-62)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.7%+3.3
May 14Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.5%+5.5
May 13Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.0%+6.0
April 22Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.0%+5.0
April 21Requiring that people detained while trying to enter the country have access to legal counsel (217-207)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.0%+5.0
April 21Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.7%+4.3
April 16Requiring health care and social service employers to have plans for preventing workplace violence (254-166)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
89.3%+10.7
April 15Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.7%+4.3
March 18Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
90.2%+9.8
March 18Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (228-197)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.1%+5.9
March 17Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.0%+9.0
March 11Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.4%+4.6
March 11Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.3%+5.7
March 10Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.5%+4.5
March 9Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.1%+4.9
March 3Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
88.7%+11.3
March 3Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.8%+8.2
Feb. 26Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.5%+6.5
Feb. 25Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.0%+4.0
Jan. 21Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
84.6%+15.4
Average100.0%92.0%+8.0

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