UPDATED Sep. 19, 2022, at 2:32 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.

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%
+8.8+8.8
+8.8

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. 15Establishing and expanding whistleblower protections for federal employees (221-203)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.0%+6.0
Sept. 15Establishing greater congressional oversight of the U.S. Census Bureau and prohibiting the removal of the bureau director without cause (220-208)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.4%+6.6
Sept. 15Prohibiting certain federal positions from losing civil-service status (225-204)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
88.7%+11.3
Aug. 12Allowing Medicare to negotiate prescription drug prices; extending Affordable Care Act subsidies; expanding tax credits for renewable and clean energy efforts; establishing a 15 percent corporate minimum tax; and other measures (220-207)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.2%+5.8
July 29Revising restrictions on the possession and exhibition of big cats (278-134)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
90.7%+9.3
July 29Establishing wildfire preparedness and drought resiliency programs (218-199)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.5%+6.5
July 29Prohibiting the sale, manufacture, transfer and possession of certain semiautomatic assault weapons and large-capacity magazines (217-213)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
90.9%+9.1
July 28Supporting the domestic production of semiconductors (243-187)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
85.0%+15.0
July 27Extending certain Medicare telehealth flexibilities after the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency (416-12)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.8%+1.2
July 27Establishing programs to support heart-disease research and awareness among the South Asian American population (237-192)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
85.7%+14.3
July 27Restoring full pension benefits terminated by Delphi Corporation's bankruptcy in 2009 (254-175)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
81.3%+18.7
July 21Protecting the right to access and use contraceptives (228-195)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
88.3%+11.7
July 20Authorizing appropriations to several federal departments and agencies for fiscal year 2023 (220-207)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.1%+5.9
July 19Repealing the Defense of Marriage Act and requiring states to recognize same-sex and interracial marriages performed out-of-state (267-157)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.5%+7.5
July 15Prohibiting restrictions on access to out-of-state abortion services (223-205)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.1%+6.9
July 15Prohibiting restrictions on access to abortion services (219-210)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.5%+6.5
July 14Authorizing Department of Defense appropriations for fiscal year 2023 (329-101)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
76.7%+23.3
July 13Establishing the Active Shooter Alert Communications Network (260-169)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
87.0%+13.0
June 24Expanding firearm regulations (234-193)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
89.0%+11.0
June 23Improving the collection of data related to sexual orientation and gender identity (220-201)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.5%+6.5
June 22Establishing and funding agency for innovations in health care (336-85)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.4%+5.6
June 22Reauthorizing mental health and substance use disorder programs (402-20)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.1%+1.9
June 16Developing strategies to lower food and fuel costs (221-204)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
79.2%+20.8
June 15Expanding access to credit, mortgage and banking services (215-207)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.6%+7.4
June 14Providing funding for the conservation of fish and wildlife (231-190)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
85.1%+14.9
June 9Allowing federal courts to temporarily prohibit individuals from purchasing and possessing firearms (224-202)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.8%+8.2
June 8Changing federal firearms laws, including prohibiting sales of certain weapons to people under 21 years old (223-204)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
90.5%+9.5
May 18Expanding the availability of information on domestic terrorism (222-203)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.9%+7.1
May 17Expanding employment and training programs (220-196)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.9%+5.1
May 13Reauthorizing block grants for antipoverty activities (246-169)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
83.6%+16.4
May 12Making Transportation Security Administration employees part of the standard federal personnel management system (220-201)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.6%+3.4
May 11Making it easier for federally employed firefighters to get workers' compensation (288-131)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.0%+9.0
March 31Capping out-of-pocket insulin costs (232-193)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.5%+8.5
March 18Prohibiting discrimination based on a person's hair texture or style (235-189)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
89.5%+10.5
March 17Prohibiting certain forced arbitration clauses (222-209)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
89.1%+10.9
March 9The 2022 fiscal year appropriations bill (260-171)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
89.3%+10.7
March 3Expanding health care eligibility for veterans exposed to toxic substances (256-174)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
86.2%+13.8
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)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.3%+4.7
Feb. 8Improving the U.S. Postal Service's finances, services and transparency (342-92)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.2%+6.8
Feb. 7Ending forced arbitration for sexual assault and sexual harrassment cases (335-97)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.5%+7.5
Feb. 4Providing money for semiconductor manufacturing, supply chain improvements and scientific research (222-210)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.9%+8.1
Jan. 13Strengthening the Voting Rights Act, campaign finance regulations and election administration rules (220-203)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.0%+5.0
Jan. 12Expanding GI Bill eligibility for National Guard and Reserve members (287-135)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
87.0%+13.0
Dec. 15,
2021
Increasing the debt limit (221-209)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.0%+7.0
Dec. 14,
2021
Creating a State Department position to monitor and combat Islamophobia around the world (219-212)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.8%+5.2
Dec. 9,
2021
Limiting the power of the executive branch and increasing disclosure requirements for presidential and vice presidential candidates (220-208)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.9%+7.1
Dec. 2,
2021
Extending government funding (221-212)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.2%+6.8
Nov. 19,
2021
Providing money to expand social safety programs, fight climate change and lower health care costs (220-213)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.5%+4.5
Nov. 5,
2021
Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (228-206)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
67.4%+32.6
Nov. 4,
2021
Protecting older job applicants from discrimination in the hiring process (224-200)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.2%+6.8
Oct. 26,
2021
Reauthorizing and expanding funding for preventing domestic violence (228-200)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.2%+8.8
Oct. 22,
2021
Expanding workplace requirements for breastfeeding accommodations (276-149)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.2%+6.8
Sept. 29,
2021
Suspending the debt limit through December 16, 2022 (219-212)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.2%+7.8
Sept. 24,
2021
Protecting 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. 21,
2021
Extending government funding and raising the debt ceiling (220-211)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.0%+5.0
Aug. 24,
2021
Strengthening the Voting Rights Act (219-212)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.0%+5.0
Aug. 24,
2021
$3.5 trillion budget plan (220-212)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.0%+5.0
July 29,
2021
Providing 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 28,
2021
Making appropriations for the State Department, foreign operations and related programs (217-212)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
70.2%+29.8
July 22,
2021
Increasing 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 21,
2021
Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
89.9%+10.1
July 20,
2021
Allowing 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 1,
2021
Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.0%+5.0
June 25,
2021
Repealing 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 24,
2021
Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.8%+6.2
June 24,
2021
Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.0%+5.0
June 24,
2021
Repealing 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 23,
2021
Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.3%+4.7
June 17,
2021
Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
83.3%+16.7
May 20,
2021
Providing 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 19,
2021
Establishing 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 18,
2021
Taking 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 14,
2021
Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.5%+5.5
May 13,
2021
Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.0%+6.0
April 22,
2021
Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.0%+5.0
April 21,
2021
Requiring 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 21,
2021
Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.7%+4.3
April 16,
2021
Requiring 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 15,
2021
Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.7%+4.3
March 18,
2021
Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
90.2%+9.8
March 18,
2021
Creating 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 17,
2021
Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.0%+9.0
March 11,
2021
Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.4%+4.6
March 11,
2021
Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.3%+5.7
March 10,
2021
Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.5%+4.5
March 9,
2021
Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.1%+4.9
March 3,
2021
Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
88.7%+11.3
March 3,
2021
Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.8%+8.2
Feb. 26,
2021
Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.5%+6.5
Feb. 25,
2021
Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.0%+4.0
Jan. 21,
2021
Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Joe Courtney's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
84.6%+15.4
Average100.0%91.2%+8.8

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