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.

Lance GoodenR

Republican representative for Texas’s 5th district

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Gooden votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Gooden’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 Gooden votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Gooden’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
-23.0%
6.5%
-2.6-2.6
-2.6

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican representative for Texas’s 5th district

DateMeasureBiden positionGooden 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)
Lance Gooden's Vote:
No
support
No
4.7%-4.7
July 20Allowing the Federal Trade Commission to recover money for victims of illegal business practices (221-205)
Lance Gooden's Vote:
No
support
No
0.2%-0.2
July 1Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Lance Gooden's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 25Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (229-191)
Lance Gooden's Vote:
No
support
No
0.4%-0.4
June 24Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Lance Gooden's Vote:
No
support
No
3.2%-3.2
June 24Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Lance Gooden's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 24Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (218-208)
Lance Gooden's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 23Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Lance Gooden's Vote:
No
support
No
2.8%-2.8
June 17Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Lance Gooden's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
27.3%+72.7
May 20Providing money for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack (213-212)
Lance Gooden's Vote:
No
support
No
3.9%-3.9
May 19Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (252-175)
Lance Gooden's Vote:
No
support
No
11.5%-11.5
May 18Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (364-62)
Lance Gooden's Vote:
No
support
No
73.8%-73.8
May 14Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Lance Gooden's Vote:
No
support
No
50.8%-50.8
May 13Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Lance Gooden's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 22Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Lance Gooden's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 21Requiring that people detained while trying to enter the country have access to legal counsel (217-207)
Lance Gooden's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 21Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Lance Gooden's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 16Requiring health care and social service employers to have plans for preventing workplace violence (254-166)
Lance Gooden's Vote:
No
support
No
15.1%-15.1
April 15Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Lance Gooden's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 18Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Lance Gooden's Vote:
No
support
No
7.6%-7.6
March 18Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (228-197)
Lance Gooden's Vote:
No
support
No
0.2%-0.2
March 17Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Lance Gooden's Vote:
No
support
No
8.0%-8.0
March 11Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Lance Gooden's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 11Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Lance Gooden's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
March 10Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Lance Gooden's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 9Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Lance Gooden's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 3Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Lance Gooden's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 3Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Lance Gooden's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
0.0%+100.0
Feb. 26Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Lance Gooden's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
Feb. 25Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Lance Gooden's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Jan. 21Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Lance Gooden's Vote:
No
support
No
69.8%-69.8
Average6.5%9.0%-2.6

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