UPDATED Oct. 6, 2021, at 10:49 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.

Matt CartwrightD

Democratic representative for Pennsylvania’s 8th district

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Cartwright votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Cartwright’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 Cartwright votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Cartwright’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
-4.4%
100.0%
+64.0+64.0
+64.0

117th Congress (2021-22)

Democratic representative for Pennsylvania’s 8th district

DateMeasureBiden positionCartwright voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
Sept. 29Suspending the debt limit through December 16, 2022 (219-212)
Matt Cartwright's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
18.1%+81.9
Sept. 24Protecting the right to an abortion and health care providers’ ability to provide abortion services (218-211)
Matt Cartwright's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
15.1%+84.9
Sept. 21Extending government funding and raising the debt ceiling (220-211)
Matt Cartwright's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
15.6%+84.4
Aug. 24Strengthening the Voting Rights Act (219-212)
Matt Cartwright's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
15.5%+84.5
Aug. 24$3.5 trillion budget plan (220-212)
Matt Cartwright's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
15.5%+84.5
July 29Providing emergency funding for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack and for the expansion of the Afghan visa program (416-11)
Matt Cartwright's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.2%+1.8
July 28Making appropriations for the State Department, foreign operations and related programs (217-212)
Matt Cartwright's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
27.9%+72.1
July 22Increasing 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)
Matt Cartwright's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.8%+3.2
July 21Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
Matt Cartwright's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
47.7%+52.3
July 20Allowing the Federal Trade Commission to recover money for victims of illegal business practices (221-205)
Matt Cartwright's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
26.2%+73.8
July 1Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Matt Cartwright's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
19.7%+80.3
June 25Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (229-191)
Matt Cartwright's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
36.0%+64.0
June 24Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Matt Cartwright's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
50.2%+49.8
June 24Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Matt Cartwright's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
15.8%+84.2
June 24Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (218-208)
Matt Cartwright's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
20.0%+80.0
June 23Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Matt Cartwright's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
52.0%+48.0
June 17Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Matt Cartwright's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
60.1%+39.9
May 20Providing money for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack (213-212)
Matt Cartwright's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
29.3%+70.7
May 19Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (252-175)
Matt Cartwright's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
55.4%+44.6
May 18Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (364-62)
Matt Cartwright's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
90.2%+9.8
May 14Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Matt Cartwright's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
81.2%+18.8
May 13Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Matt Cartwright's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
13.9%+86.1
April 22Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Matt Cartwright's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
15.8%+84.2
April 21Requiring that people detained while trying to enter the country have access to legal counsel (217-207)
Matt Cartwright's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
15.8%+84.2
April 21Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Matt Cartwright's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
16.2%+83.8
April 16Requiring health care and social service employers to have plans for preventing workplace violence (254-166)
Matt Cartwright's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
58.3%+41.7
April 15Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Matt Cartwright's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
16.2%+83.8
March 18Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Matt Cartwright's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
52.3%+47.7
March 18Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (228-197)
Matt Cartwright's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
31.8%+68.2
March 17Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Matt Cartwright's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
53.8%+46.2
March 11Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Matt Cartwright's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
15.6%+84.4
March 11Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Matt Cartwright's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
27.5%+72.5
March 10Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Matt Cartwright's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
13.4%+86.6
March 9Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Matt Cartwright's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
22.3%+77.7
March 3Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Matt Cartwright's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
19.4%+80.6
March 3Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Matt Cartwright's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
19.5%+80.5
Feb. 26Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Matt Cartwright's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
28.9%+71.1
Feb. 25Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Matt Cartwright's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
19.8%+80.2
Jan. 21Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Matt Cartwright's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
78.6%+21.4
Average100.0%36.0%+64.0

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