UPDATED Oct. 22, 2021, at 12:09 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.

Mike BostR

Republican representative for Illinois’s 12th district

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Bost votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Bost’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 Bost votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Bost’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
-14.2%
25.6%
+7.4+7.4
+7.4

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican representative for Illinois’s 12th district

DateMeasureBiden positionBost voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
Oct. 22Expanding workplace requirements for breastfeeding accommodations (276-149)
Mike Bost's Vote:
No
support
No
43.2%-43.2
Sept. 29Suspending the debt limit through December 16, 2022 (219-212)
Mike Bost's Vote:
No
support
No
0.8%-0.8
Sept. 24Protecting the right to an abortion and health care providers’ ability to provide abortion services (218-211)
Mike Bost's Vote:
No
support
No
0.3%-0.3
Sept. 21Extending government funding and raising the debt ceiling (220-211)
Mike Bost's Vote:
No
support
No
0.3%-0.3
Aug. 24Strengthening the Voting Rights Act (219-212)
Mike Bost's Vote:
No
support
No
0.3%-0.3
Aug. 24$3.5 trillion budget plan (220-212)
Mike Bost's Vote:
No
support
No
0.3%-0.3
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)
Mike Bost's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.5%+1.5
July 28Making appropriations for the State Department, foreign operations and related programs (217-212)
Mike Bost's Vote:
No
support
No
9.8%-9.8
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)
Mike Bost's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.4%+4.6
July 21Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
Mike Bost's Vote:
No
support
No
18.2%-18.2
July 20Allowing the Federal Trade Commission to recover money for victims of illegal business practices (221-205)
Mike Bost's Vote:
No
support
No
3.3%-3.3
July 1Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Mike Bost's Vote:
No
support
No
0.7%-0.7
June 25Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (229-191)
Mike Bost's Vote:
No
support
No
5.9%-5.9
June 24Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Mike Bost's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
16.5%+83.5
June 24Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Mike Bost's Vote:
No
support
No
0.4%-0.4
June 24Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (218-208)
Mike Bost's Vote:
No
support
No
1.0%-1.0
June 23Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Mike Bost's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
16.3%+83.7
June 17Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Mike Bost's Vote:
No
support
No
42.2%-42.2
May 20Providing money for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack (213-212)
Mike Bost's Vote:
No
support
No
11.8%-11.8
May 19Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (252-175)
Mike Bost's Vote:
No
support
No
28.5%-28.5
May 18Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (364-62)
Mike Bost's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
82.8%+17.2
May 14Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Mike Bost's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
66.6%+33.4
May 13Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Mike Bost's Vote:
No
support
No
0.3%-0.3
April 22Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Mike Bost'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)
Mike Bost's Vote:
No
support
No
0.4%-0.4
April 21Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Mike Bost'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)
Mike Bost's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
32.8%+67.2
April 15Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Mike Bost's Vote:
No
support
No
0.3%-0.3
March 18Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Mike Bost's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
23.3%+76.7
March 18Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (228-197)
Mike Bost's Vote:
No
support
No
3.8%-3.8
March 17Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Mike Bost's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
24.3%+75.7
March 11Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Mike Bost's Vote:
No
support
No
0.3%-0.3
March 11Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Mike Bost's Vote:
No
support
No
2.4%-2.4
March 10Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Mike Bost's Vote:
No
support
No
0.2%-0.2
March 9Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Mike Bost's Vote:
No
support
No
1.1%-1.1
March 3Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Mike Bost's Vote:
No
support
No
1.5%-1.5
March 3Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Mike Bost's Vote:
No
support
No
1.1%-1.1
Feb. 26Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Mike Bost's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
3.1%
Feb. 25Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Mike Bost's Vote:
No
support
No
0.6%-0.6
Jan. 21Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Mike Bost's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
74.2%+25.8
Average25.6%18.2%+7.4

Comments