UPDATED Sep. 28, 2022, at 3:37 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.

Joseph SempolinskiR

Republican representative for New York’s 23rd district

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Sempolinski votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Sempolinski’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 Sempolinski votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Sempolinski’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
-11.2%
11.1%
-7.6-7.6
-7.6

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican representative for New York’s 23rd district

DateMeasureBiden positionSempolinski voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
Sept. 22Providing money for law enforcement agencies to investigate unsolved homicides and nonfatal shootings (250-178)
Joseph Sempolinski's Vote:
No
support
No
33.6%-33.6
Sept. 22Providing money for anti-violence programs (220-207)
Joseph Sempolinski's Vote:
No
support
No
2.3%-2.3
Sept. 22Providing money for local governments to train mental health professionals and send them instead of law enforcement officers to respond to emergencies involving people with behavioral health needs (223-206)
Joseph Sempolinski's Vote:
No
support
No
2.8%-2.8
Sept. 22Authorizing grants for law enforcement agencies with fewer than 125 officers (360-64)
Joseph Sempolinski's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
81.8%+18.2
Sept. 21Revising the process of casting and counting electoral votes for presidential elections (229-203)
Joseph Sempolinski's Vote:
No
support
No
15.6%-15.6
Sept. 21Allowing federal student loan borrowers to separate consolidated loans (232-193)
Joseph Sempolinski's Vote:
No
support
No
16.9%-16.9
Sept. 15Establishing and expanding whistleblower protections for federal employees (221-203)
Joseph Sempolinski's Vote:
No
support
No
2.8%-2.8
Sept. 15Establishing greater congressional oversight of the U.S. Census Bureau and prohibiting the removal of the bureau director without cause (220-208)
Joseph Sempolinski's Vote:
No
support
No
2.3%-2.3
Sept. 15Prohibiting certain federal positions from losing civil-service status (225-204)
Joseph Sempolinski's Vote:
No
support
No
10.6%-10.6
Average11.1%18.7%-7.6

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