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.

Michael BurgessR

Republican representative for Texas’s 26th district

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Burgess votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Burgess’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 Burgess votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Burgess’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
-14.2%
6.7%
-2.5-2.5
-2.5

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican representative for Texas’s 26th district

DateMeasureBiden positionBurgess voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
April 22Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
0.4%-0.4
April 21Requiring that people detained while trying to enter the country have access to legal counsel (217-207)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
0.4%-0.4
April 21Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
0.3%-0.3
April 16Requiring health care and social service employers to have plans for preventing workplace violence (254-166)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
32.8%
March 18Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
23.3%-23.3
March 18Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (228-197)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
3.8%-3.8
March 17Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
24.3%-24.3
March 11Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
0.3%-0.3
March 11Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
2.4%-2.4
March 10Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
0.2%-0.2
March 9Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
1.1%-1.1
March 3Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
1.5%-1.5
March 3Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
1.1%-1.1
Feb. 26Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
3.1%-3.1
Feb. 25Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
0.6%-0.6
Jan. 21Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
74.2%+25.8
Average6.7%9.1%-2.5

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