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 GaramendiD

Democratic representative for California’s 3rd district

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Garamendi votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Garamendi’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 Garamendi votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Garamendi’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
+12.2%
100.0%
+6.6+6.6
+6.6

117th Congress (2021-22)

Democratic representative for California’s 3rd district

DateMeasureBiden positionGaramendi voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
March 3Expanding health care eligibility for veterans exposed to toxins (256-174)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
87.8%+12.2
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 Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.8%+3.2
Feb. 8Improving the U.S. Postal Service's finances, services and transparency (342-92)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.8%+6.2
Feb. 7Ending forced arbitration for sexual assault and sexual harrassment cases (335-97)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.1%+6.9
Feb. 4Providing money for semiconductor manufacturing, supply chain improvements and scientific research (222-210)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.2%+5.8
Jan. 13Strengthening the Voting Rights Act, campaign finance regulations and election administration rules (220-203)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.8%+3.2
Jan. 12Expanding GI Bill eligibility for National Guard and Reserve members (287-135)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
88.1%+11.9
Dec. 15, 2021Increasing the debt limit (221-209)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.1%+4.9
Dec. 14, 2021Creating a State Department position to monitor and combat Islamophobia around the world (219-212)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.7%+3.3
Dec. 9, 2021Limiting the power of the executive branch and increasing disclosure requirements for presidential and vice presidential candidates (220-208)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.1%+4.9
Dec. 2, 2021Extending government funding (221-212)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.3%+4.7
Nov. 19, 2021Providing money to expand social safety programs, fight climate change and lower health care costs (220-213)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.2%+2.8
Nov. 5, 2021Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (228-206)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
69.6%+30.4
Nov. 4, 2021Protecting older job applicants from discrimination in the hiring process (224-200)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.1%+4.9
Oct. 26, 2021Reauthorizing and expanding funding for preventing domestic violence (228-200)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.2%+6.8
Oct. 22, 2021Expanding workplace requirements for breastfeeding accommodations (276-149)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.2%+5.8
Sept. 29, 2021Suspending the debt limit through December 16, 2022 (219-212)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.5%+5.5
Sept. 24, 2021Protecting the right to an abortion and health care providers’ ability to provide abortion services (218-211)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.3%+3.7
Sept. 21, 2021Extending government funding and raising the debt ceiling (220-211)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.8%+3.2
Aug. 24, 2021Strengthening the Voting Rights Act (219-212)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.8%+3.2
Aug. 24, 2021$3.5 trillion budget plan (220-212)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.8%+3.2
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 Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.5%+2.5
July 28, 2021Making appropriations for the State Department, foreign operations and related programs (217-212)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
73.1%+26.9
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 Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.4%+1.6
July 21, 2021Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.6%+8.4
July 20, 2021Allowing the Federal Trade Commission to recover money for victims of illegal business practices (221-205)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.8%+8.2
July 1, 2021Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.7%+3.3
June 25, 2021Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (229-191)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.4%+4.6
June 24, 2021Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.2%+4.8
June 24, 2021Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.8%+3.2
June 24, 2021Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (218-208)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.5%+4.5
June 23, 2021Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.4%+3.6
June 17, 2021Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
84.7%+15.3
May 20, 2021Providing money for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack (213-212)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
70.7%+29.3
May 19, 2021Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (252-175)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
90.8%+9.2
May 18, 2021Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (364-62)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.0%+3.0
May 14, 2021Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.1%+4.9
May 13, 2021Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.1%+3.9
April 22, 2021Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.8%+3.2
April 21, 2021Requiring that people detained while trying to enter the country have access to legal counsel (217-207)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.8%+3.2
April 21, 2021Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.3%+2.7
April 16, 2021Requiring health care and social service employers to have plans for preventing workplace violence (254-166)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
90.7%+9.3
April 15, 2021Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.3%+2.7
March 18, 2021Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.8%+8.2
March 18, 2021Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (228-197)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.8%+4.2
March 17, 2021Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.5%+7.5
March 11, 2021Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.1%+2.9
March 11, 2021Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.0%+4.0
March 10, 2021Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.2%+2.8
March 9, 2021Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.7%+3.3
March 3, 2021Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.5%+8.5
March 3, 2021Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.1%+5.9
Feb. 26, 2021Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.3%+4.7
Feb. 25, 2021Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.4%+2.6
Jan. 21, 2021Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
John Garamendi's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
85.1%+14.9
Average100.0%93.4%+6.6

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