UPDATED Mar. 9, 2022, at 9:10 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.

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%
11.1%
-31.4-31.4
-31.4

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican representative for Texas’s 31st district

DateMeasureBiden positionCarter voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
March 3Expanding health care eligibility for veterans exposed to toxins (256-174)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
59.3%-59.3
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)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
33.4%-33.4
Feb. 8Improving the U.S. Postal Service's finances, services and transparency (342-92)
John Carter's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
84.1%+15.9
Feb. 7Ending forced arbitration for sexual assault and sexual harrassment cases (335-97)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
82.4%-82.4
Feb. 4Providing money for semiconductor manufacturing, supply chain improvements and scientific research (222-210)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
27.1%-27.1
Jan. 13Strengthening the Voting Rights Act, campaign finance regulations and election administration rules (220-203)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
21.9%-21.9
Jan. 12Expanding GI Bill eligibility for National Guard and Reserve members (287-135)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
70.6%-70.6
Dec. 15, 2021Increasing the debt limit (221-209)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
27.2%-27.2
Dec. 14, 2021Creating a State Department position to monitor and combat Islamophobia around the world (219-212)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
23.0%-23.0
Dec. 9, 2021Limiting the power of the executive branch and increasing disclosure requirements for presidential and vice presidential candidates (220-208)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
26.7%-26.7
Dec. 2, 2021Extending government funding (221-212)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
27.4%-27.4
Nov. 19, 2021Providing money to expand social safety programs, fight climate change and lower health care costs (220-213)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
20.8%-20.8
Nov. 5, 2021Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (228-206)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
40.1%-40.1
Nov. 4, 2021Protecting older job applicants from discrimination in the hiring process (224-200)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
36.7%-36.7
Oct. 26, 2021Reauthorizing and expanding funding for preventing domestic violence (228-200)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
41.0%-41.0
Oct. 22, 2021Expanding workplace requirements for breastfeeding accommodations (276-149)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
71.9%-71.9
Sept. 29, 2021Suspending the debt limit through December 16, 2022 (219-212)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
25.1%-25.1
Sept. 24, 2021Protecting the right to an abortion and health care providers’ ability to provide abortion services (218-211)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
22.3%-22.3
Sept. 21, 2021Extending government funding and raising the debt ceiling (220-211)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
23.1%-23.1
Aug. 24, 2021Strengthening the Voting Rights Act (219-212)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
23.0%-23.0
Aug. 24, 2021$3.5 trillion budget plan (220-212)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
23.0%-23.0
July 29, 2021Providing emergency funding for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack and for the expansion of the Afghan visa program (416-11)
John Carter's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.1%+1.9
July 28, 2021Making appropriations for the State Department, foreign operations and related programs (217-212)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
31.9%-31.9
July 22, 2021Increasing 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)
John Carter's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.0%+3.0
July 21, 2021Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
53.2%-53.2
July 20, 2021Allowing 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 1, 2021Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
27.6%-27.6
June 25, 2021Repealing 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 24, 2021Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
56.5%-56.5
June 24, 2021Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
23.4%-23.4
June 24, 2021Repealing 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 23, 2021Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
58.6%-58.6
June 17, 2021Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
62.9%-62.9
May 20, 2021Providing 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 19, 2021Establishing 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 18, 2021Taking 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 14, 2021Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
83.1%-83.1
May 13, 2021Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
20.9%-20.9
April 22, 2021Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
23.4%-23.4
April 21, 2021Requiring 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 21, 2021Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
24.0%-24.0
April 16, 2021Requiring 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 15, 2021Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
24.0%-24.0
March 18, 2021Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
57.4%-57.4
March 18, 2021Creating 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 17, 2021Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
John Carter's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
58.9%+41.1
March 11, 2021Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
23.3%-23.3
March 11, 2021Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
35.5%-35.5
March 10, 2021Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
20.7%-20.7
March 9, 2021Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
30.5%-30.5
March 3, 2021Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
25.9%-25.9
March 3, 2021Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
26.6%-26.6
Feb. 26, 2021Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
36.6%-36.6
Feb. 25, 2021Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
John Carter's Vote:
No
support
No
28.1%-28.1
Jan. 21, 2021Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
John Carter's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
79.3%+20.7
Average11.1%42.6%-31.4

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