UPDATED Jul. 21, 2021, at 4:15 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.

John CarterR

Republican representative for Texas’s 31st district

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Carter votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Carter’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 Carter votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Carter’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
-2.8%
10.0%
-32.0-32.0
-32.0

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican representative for Texas’s 31st district

DateMeasureBiden positionCarter voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
July 21Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
53.2%-53.2
July 20Allowing the Federal Trade Commission to recover money for victims of illegal business practices (221-205)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
32.9%-32.9
July 1Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
27.6%-27.6
June 25Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (229-191)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
43.5%-43.5
June 24Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
56.5%-56.5
June 24Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
23.4%-23.4
June 24Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (218-208)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
27.5%-27.5
June 23Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
58.6%-58.6
June 17Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
62.9%-62.9
May 20Providing money for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack (213-212)
John Carter's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
33.0%
May 19Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (252-175)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
59.9%-59.9
May 18Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (364-62)
John Carter's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.1%+8.9
May 14Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
83.1%-83.1
May 13Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
20.9%-20.9
April 22Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
23.4%-23.4
April 21Requiring that people detained while trying to enter the country have access to legal counsel (217-207)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
23.4%-23.4
April 21Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
24.0%-24.0
April 16Requiring health care and social service employers to have plans for preventing workplace violence (254-166)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
62.5%-62.5
April 15Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
24.0%-24.0
March 18Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
57.4%-57.4
March 18Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (228-197)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
39.7%-39.7
March 17Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
John Carter's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
58.9%+41.1
March 11Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
23.3%-23.3
March 11Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
35.5%-35.5
March 10Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
20.7%-20.7
March 9Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
30.5%-30.5
March 3Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
25.9%-25.9
March 3Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
26.6%-26.6
Feb. 26Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
36.6%-36.6
Feb. 25Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
28.1%-28.1
Jan. 21Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
John Carter's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
79.3%+20.7
Average10.0%42.0%-32.0

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