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.

Lauren UnderwoodD

Democratic representative for Illinois’s 14th district

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Underwood votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Underwood’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 Underwood votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Underwood’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
+2.4%
100.0%
+34.5+34.5
+34.5

117th Congress (2021-22)

Democratic representative for Illinois’s 14th district

DateMeasureBiden positionUnderwood 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)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
71.8%+28.2
Sept. 22Providing money for anti-violence programs (220-207)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
57.5%+42.5
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)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
59.8%+40.2
Sept. 22Authorizing grants for law enforcement agencies with fewer than 125 officers (360-64)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
86.1%+13.9
Sept. 21Revising the process of casting and counting electoral votes for presidential elections (229-203)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
61.2%+38.8
Sept. 21Allowing federal student loan borrowers to separate consolidated loans (232-193)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
68.9%+31.1
Sept. 15Establishing and expanding whistleblower protections for federal employees (221-203)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
58.4%+41.6
Sept. 15Establishing greater congressional oversight of the U.S. Census Bureau and prohibiting the removal of the bureau director without cause (220-208)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
56.1%+43.9
Sept. 15Prohibiting certain federal positions from losing civil-service status (225-204)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
60.2%+39.8
Aug. 12Allowing Medicare to negotiate prescription drug prices; extending Affordable Care Act subsidies; expanding tax credits for renewable and clean energy efforts; establishing a 15 percent corporate minimum tax; and other measures (220-207)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
54.3%+45.7
July 29Revising restrictions on the possession and exhibition of big cats (278-134)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
80.6%+19.4
July 29Establishing wildfire preparedness and drought resiliency programs (218-199)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
54.1%+45.9
July 29Prohibiting the sale, manufacture, transfer and possession of certain semiautomatic assault weapons and large-capacity magazines (217-213)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
50.5%+49.5
July 28Supporting the domestic production of semiconductors (243-187)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
67.1%+32.9
July 27Extending certain Medicare telehealth flexibilities after the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency (416-12)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.2%+1.8
July 27Establishing programs to support heart-disease research and awareness among the South Asian American population (237-192)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
65.3%+34.7
July 27Restoring full pension benefits terminated by Delphi Corporation's bankruptcy in 2009 (254-175)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
67.5%+32.5
July 21Protecting the right to access and use contraceptives (228-195)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
61.6%+38.4
July 20Authorizing appropriations to several federal departments and agencies for fiscal year 2023 (220-207)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
54.3%+45.7
July 19Repealing the Defense of Marriage Act and requiring states to recognize same-sex and interracial marriages performed out-of-state (267-157)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
79.1%+20.9
July 15Prohibiting restrictions on access to out-of-state abortion services (223-205)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
58.4%+41.6
July 15Prohibiting restrictions on access to abortion services (219-210)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
52.9%+47.1
July 14Authorizing Department of Defense appropriations for fiscal year 2023 (329-101)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
76.4%+23.6
July 13Establishing the Active Shooter Alert Communications Network (260-169)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
73.2%+26.8
June 24Expanding firearm regulations (234-193)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
65.3%+34.7
June 23Improving the collection of data related to sexual orientation and gender identity (220-201)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
58.3%+41.7
June 22Establishing and funding agency for innovations in health care (336-85)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
89.7%+10.3
June 22Reauthorizing mental health and substance use disorder programs (402-20)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.2%+2.8
June 16Developing strategies to lower food and fuel costs (221-204)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
54.0%+46.0
June 15Expanding access to credit, mortgage and banking services (215-207)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
50.4%+49.6
June 14Providing funding for the conservation of fish and wildlife (231-190)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
62.6%+37.4
June 9Allowing federal courts to temporarily prohibit individuals from purchasing and possessing firearms (224-202)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
59.9%+40.1
June 8Changing federal firearms laws, including prohibiting sales of certain weapons to people under 21 years old (223-204)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
58.3%+41.7
May 18Expanding the availability of information on domestic terrorism (222-203)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
57.3%+42.7
May 17Expanding employment and training programs (220-196)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
61.9%+38.1
May 13Reauthorizing block grants for antipoverty activities (246-169)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
68.7%+31.3
May 12Making Transportation Security Administration employees part of the standard federal personnel management system (220-201)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
62.2%+37.8
May 11Making it easier for federally employed firefighters to get workers' compensation (288-131)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
81.7%+18.3
March 31Capping out-of-pocket insulin costs (232-193)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
66.1%+33.9
March 18Prohibiting discrimination based on a person's hair texture or style (235-189)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
66.6%+33.4
March 17Prohibiting certain forced arbitration clauses (222-209)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
57.0%+43.0
March 9The 2022 fiscal year appropriations bill (260-171)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
74.7%+25.3
March 3Expanding health care eligibility for veterans exposed to toxic substances (256-174)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
71.2%+28.8
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)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
64.2%+35.8
Feb. 8Improving the U.S. Postal Service's finances, services and transparency (342-92)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
88.2%+11.8
Feb. 7Ending forced arbitration for sexual assault and sexual harrassment cases (335-97)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
87.0%+13.0
Feb. 4Providing money for semiconductor manufacturing, supply chain improvements and scientific research (222-210)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
55.8%+44.2
Jan. 13Strengthening the Voting Rights Act, campaign finance regulations and election administration rules (220-203)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
55.4%+44.6
Jan. 12Expanding GI Bill eligibility for National Guard and Reserve members (287-135)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
77.7%+22.3
Dec. 15,
2021
Increasing the debt limit (221-209)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
57.0%+43.0
Dec. 14,
2021
Creating a State Department position to monitor and combat Islamophobia around the world (219-212)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
56.1%+43.9
Dec. 9,
2021
Limiting the power of the executive branch and increasing disclosure requirements for presidential and vice presidential candidates (220-208)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
56.6%+43.4
Dec. 2,
2021
Extending government funding (221-212)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
57.5%+42.5
Nov. 19,
2021
Providing money to expand social safety programs, fight climate change and lower health care costs (220-213)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
55.2%+44.8
Nov. 5,
2021
Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (228-206)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
50.6%+49.4
Nov. 4,
2021
Protecting older job applicants from discrimination in the hiring process (224-200)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
63.7%+36.3
Oct. 26,
2021
Reauthorizing and expanding funding for preventing domestic violence (228-200)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
64.4%+35.6
Oct. 22,
2021
Expanding workplace requirements for breastfeeding accommodations (276-149)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
82.2%+17.8
Sept. 29,
2021
Suspending the debt limit through December 16, 2022 (219-212)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
54.6%+45.4
Sept. 24,
2021
Protecting the right to an abortion and health care providers’ ability to provide abortion services (218-211)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
54.9%+45.1
Sept. 21,
2021
Extending government funding and raising the debt ceiling (220-211)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
56.3%+43.7
Aug. 24,
2021
Strengthening the Voting Rights Act (219-212)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
56.3%+43.7
Aug. 24,
2021
$3.5 trillion budget plan (220-212)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
56.3%+43.7
July 29,
2021
Providing emergency funding for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack and for the expansion of the Afghan visa program (416-11)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.9%+2.1
July 28,
2021
Making appropriations for the State Department, foreign operations and related programs (217-212)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
46.3%+53.7
July 22,
2021
Increasing 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)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.6%+2.4
July 21,
2021
Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
70.2%+29.8
July 20,
2021
Allowing the Federal Trade Commission to recover money for victims of illegal business practices (221-205)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
57.7%+42.3
July 1,
2021
Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
59.8%+40.2
June 25,
2021
Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (229-191)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
68.3%+31.7
June 24,
2021
Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
75.3%+24.7
June 24,
2021
Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
56.6%+43.4
June 24,
2021
Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (218-208)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
57.8%+42.2
June 23,
2021
Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
77.8%+22.2
June 17,
2021
Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
71.6%+28.4
May 20,
2021
Providing money for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack (213-212)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
46.1%+53.9
May 19,
2021
Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (252-175)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
73.3%+26.7
May 18,
2021
Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (364-62)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.7%+6.3
May 14,
2021
Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
88.5%+11.5
May 13,
2021
Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
53.2%+46.8
April 22,
2021
Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
56.6%+43.4
April 21,
2021
Requiring that people detained while trying to enter the country have access to legal counsel (217-207)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
56.6%+43.4
April 21,
2021
Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
58.2%+41.8
April 16,
2021
Requiring health care and social service employers to have plans for preventing workplace violence (254-166)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
74.7%+25.3
April 15,
2021
Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
58.2%+41.8
March 18,
2021
Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
72.7%+27.3
March 18,
2021
Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (228-197)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
66.5%+33.5
March 17,
2021
Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
74.1%+25.9
March 11,
2021
Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
57.1%+42.9
March 11,
2021
Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
64.2%+35.8
March 10,
2021
Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
55.2%+44.8
March 9,
2021
Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
61.9%+38.1
March 3,
2021
Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
52.1%+47.9
March 3,
2021
Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
55.4%+44.6
Feb. 26,
2021
Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
63.9%+36.1
Feb. 25,
2021
Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
61.7%+38.3
Jan. 21,
2021
Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Lauren Underwood's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
81.4%+18.6
Average100.0%65.5%+34.5

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