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.

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%
18.1%
-0.7-0.7
-0.7

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican representative for Texas’s 26th district

DateMeasureBiden positionBurgess 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)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
25.9%-25.9
Sept. 22Providing money for anti-violence programs (220-207)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
0.6%-0.6
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)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
0.9%-0.9
Sept. 22Authorizing grants for law enforcement agencies with fewer than 125 officers (360-64)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
80.8%+19.2
Sept. 21Revising the process of casting and counting electoral votes for presidential elections (229-203)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
9.7%-9.7
Sept. 21Allowing federal student loan borrowers to separate consolidated loans (232-193)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
10.1%-10.1
Sept. 15Establishing and expanding whistleblower protections for federal employees (221-203)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
0.9%-0.9
Sept. 15Establishing greater congressional oversight of the U.S. Census Bureau and prohibiting the removal of the bureau director without cause (220-208)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
0.7%-0.7
Sept. 15Prohibiting certain federal positions from losing civil-service status (225-204)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
5.7%-5.7
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)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
0.3%-0.3
July 29Revising restrictions on the possession and exhibition of big cats (278-134)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
49.1%
July 29Establishing wildfire preparedness and drought resiliency programs (218-199)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
0.4%
July 29Prohibiting the sale, manufacture, transfer and possession of certain semiautomatic assault weapons and large-capacity magazines (217-213)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
0.5%-0.5
July 28Supporting the domestic production of semiconductors (243-187)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
24.0%-24.0
July 27Extending certain Medicare telehealth flexibilities after the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency (416-12)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.6%+3.4
July 27Establishing programs to support heart-disease research and awareness among the South Asian American population (237-192)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
18.2%-18.2
July 27Restoring full pension benefits terminated by Delphi Corporation's bankruptcy in 2009 (254-175)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
35.1%-35.1
July 21Protecting the right to access and use contraceptives (228-195)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
7.6%-7.6
July 20Authorizing appropriations to several federal departments and agencies for fiscal year 2023 (220-207)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
0.3%-0.3
July 19Repealing the Defense of Marriage Act and requiring states to recognize same-sex and interracial marriages performed out-of-state (267-157)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
34.2%-34.2
July 15Prohibiting restrictions on access to out-of-state abortion services (223-205)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
1.2%-1.2
July 15Prohibiting restrictions on access to abortion services (219-210)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
0.3%-0.3
July 14Authorizing Department of Defense appropriations for fiscal year 2023 (329-101)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
75.9%+24.1
July 13Establishing the Active Shooter Alert Communications Network (260-169)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
35.9%-35.9
June 24Expanding firearm regulations (234-193)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
11.3%-11.3
June 23Improving the collection of data related to sexual orientation and gender identity (220-201)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
1.1%-1.1
June 22Establishing and funding agency for innovations in health care (336-85)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
73.8%+26.2
June 22Reauthorizing mental health and substance use disorder programs (402-20)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.3%+5.7
June 16Developing strategies to lower food and fuel costs (221-204)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
10.1%-10.1
June 15Expanding access to credit, mortgage and banking services (215-207)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
0.3%-0.3
June 14Providing funding for the conservation of fish and wildlife (231-190)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
14.5%-14.5
June 9Allowing federal courts to temporarily prohibit individuals from purchasing and possessing firearms (224-202)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
2.6%-2.6
June 8Changing federal firearms laws, including prohibiting sales of certain weapons to people under 21 years old (223-204)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
2.7%-2.7
May 18Expanding the availability of information on domestic terrorism (222-203)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
1.1%-1.1
May 17Expanding employment and training programs (220-196)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
1.1%-1.1
May 13Reauthorizing block grants for antipoverty activities (246-169)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
32.2%-32.2
May 12Making Transportation Security Administration employees part of the standard federal personnel management system (220-201)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
0.4%-0.4
May 11Making it easier for federally employed firefighters to get workers' compensation (288-131)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
52.6%+47.4
March 31Capping out-of-pocket insulin costs (232-193)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
7.7%-7.7
March 18Prohibiting discrimination based on a person's hair texture or style (235-189)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
12.2%-12.2
March 17Prohibiting certain forced arbitration clauses (222-209)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
3.1%-3.1
March 9The 2022 fiscal year appropriations bill (260-171)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
32.7%-32.7
March 3Expanding health care eligibility for veterans exposed to toxic substances (256-174)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
31.9%-31.9
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)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
1.5%-1.5
Feb. 8Improving the U.S. Postal Service's finances, services and transparency (342-92)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
72.1%+27.9
Feb. 7Ending forced arbitration for sexual assault and sexual harrassment cases (335-97)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
69.6%+30.4
Feb. 4Providing money for semiconductor manufacturing, supply chain improvements and scientific research (222-210)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
1.2%-1.2
Jan. 13Strengthening the Voting Rights Act, campaign finance regulations and election administration rules (220-203)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
0.3%-0.3
Jan. 12Expanding GI Bill eligibility for National Guard and Reserve members (287-135)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
52.3%+47.7
Dec. 15,
2021
Increasing the debt limit (221-209)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
1.0%-1.0
Dec. 14,
2021
Creating a State Department position to monitor and combat Islamophobia around the world (219-212)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
0.4%-0.4
Dec. 9,
2021
Limiting the power of the executive branch and increasing disclosure requirements for presidential and vice presidential candidates (220-208)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
0.9%-0.9
Dec. 2,
2021
Extending government funding (221-212)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
1.0%-1.0
Nov. 19,
2021
Providing money to expand social safety programs, fight climate change and lower health care costs (220-213)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
0.2%-0.2
Nov. 5,
2021
Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (228-206)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
20.3%-20.3
Nov. 4,
2021
Protecting older job applicants from discrimination in the hiring process (224-200)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
3.2%-3.2
Oct. 26,
2021
Reauthorizing and expanding funding for preventing domestic violence (228-200)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
6.2%-6.2
Oct. 22,
2021
Expanding workplace requirements for breastfeeding accommodations (276-149)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
43.2%+56.8
Sept. 29,
2021
Suspending the debt limit through December 16, 2022 (219-212)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
0.8%-0.8
Sept. 24,
2021
Protecting the right to an abortion and health care providers’ ability to provide abortion services (218-211)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
0.3%-0.3
Sept. 21,
2021
Extending government funding and raising the debt ceiling (220-211)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
0.3%-0.3
Aug. 24,
2021
Strengthening the Voting Rights Act (219-212)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
0.3%-0.3
Aug. 24,
2021
$3.5 trillion budget plan (220-212)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
0.3%-0.3
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)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.5%+1.5
July 28,
2021
Making appropriations for the State Department, foreign operations and related programs (217-212)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
9.8%-9.8
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)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.4%+4.6
July 21,
2021
Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
18.2%-18.2
July 20,
2021
Allowing the Federal Trade Commission to recover money for victims of illegal business practices (221-205)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
3.3%-3.3
July 1,
2021
Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
0.7%-0.7
June 25,
2021
Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (229-191)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
5.9%-5.9
June 24,
2021
Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
16.5%+83.5
June 24,
2021
Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
0.4%-0.4
June 24,
2021
Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (218-208)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
1.0%-1.0
June 23,
2021
Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
16.3%-16.3
June 17,
2021
Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
42.2%+57.8
May 20,
2021
Providing money for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack (213-212)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
11.8%-11.8
May 19,
2021
Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (252-175)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
28.5%-28.5
May 18,
2021
Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (364-62)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
82.8%+17.2
May 14,
2021
Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
66.6%+33.4
May 13,
2021
Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
0.3%-0.3
April 22,
2021
Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
0.4%-0.4
April 21,
2021
Requiring 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 21,
2021
Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
0.3%-0.3
April 16,
2021
Requiring 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%
April 15,
2021
Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
0.3%-0.3
March 18,
2021
Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
23.3%-23.3
March 18,
2021
Creating 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 17,
2021
Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
24.3%-24.3
March 11,
2021
Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
0.3%-0.3
March 11,
2021
Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
2.4%-2.4
March 10,
2021
Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
0.2%-0.2
March 9,
2021
Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
1.1%-1.1
March 3,
2021
Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
1.5%-1.5
March 3,
2021
Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
1.1%-1.1
Feb. 26,
2021
Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
3.1%-3.1
Feb. 25,
2021
Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
No
support
No
0.6%-0.6
Jan. 21,
2021
Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Michael Burgess's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
74.2%+25.8
Average18.1%18.7%-0.7

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