UPDATED Apr. 29, 2021, at 4:01 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.

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%
+69.4+69.4
+69.4

117th Congress (2021-22)

Democratic representative for Pennsylvania’s 8th district

DateMeasureBiden positionCartwright voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
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
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%30.6%+69.4

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