UPDATED Dec. 5, 2022, at 11:16 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.

Mike SimpsonR

Republican representative for Idaho’s 2nd district

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Simpson votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Simpson’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 Simpson votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Simpson’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
-23.5%
23.5%
+10.5+10.5
+10.5

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican representative for Idaho’s 2nd district

DateMeasureBiden positionSimpson voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
Dec. 1Requiring the Bureau of Prisons to provide incarcerated women with certain pregnancy-related care and limiting the use of solitary confinement for pregnant women (324-90)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
58.6%+41.4
Dec. 1Establishing grants for reentry programs for previously incarcerated people (259-167)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
16.6%-16.6
Nov. 30Requiring certain railroad and labor organizations to accept a labor agreement (290-137)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
42.5%+57.5
Nov. 16Prohibiting the enforcement of nondisclosure agreements and nondisparagement clauses agreed to before a sexual assault or harassment dispute arises (315-109)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
51.0%+49.0
Sept. 30Extending government funding and providing money for economic and security assistance to Ukraine (230-201)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
4.6%-4.6
Sept. 29Modifying merger filing fees and requiring disclosure of foreign merger subsidies (242-184)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
25.1%+74.9
Sept. 29Expanding access to mental and substance use health services (220-205)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Sept. 22Providing money for law enforcement agencies to investigate unsolved homicides and nonfatal shootings (250-178)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
9.2%-9.2
Sept. 22Providing money for anti-violence programs (220-207)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
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)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Sept. 22Authorizing grants for law enforcement agencies with fewer than 125 officers (360-64)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
77.3%+22.7
Sept. 21Revising the process of casting and counting electoral votes for presidential elections (229-203)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
1.4%-1.4
Sept. 21Allowing federal student loan borrowers to separate consolidated loans (232-193)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
1.2%-1.2
Sept. 15Establishing and expanding whistleblower protections for federal employees (221-203)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Sept. 15Establishing greater congressional oversight of the U.S. Census Bureau and prohibiting the removal of the bureau director without cause (220-208)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Sept. 15Prohibiting certain federal positions from losing civil-service status (225-204)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.5%-0.5
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)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 29Revising restrictions on the possession and exhibition of big cats (278-134)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
30.2%-30.2
July 29Establishing wildfire preparedness and drought resiliency programs (218-199)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 29Prohibiting the sale, manufacture, transfer and possession of certain semiautomatic assault weapons and large-capacity magazines (217-213)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 28Supporting the domestic production of semiconductors (243-187)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
8.9%-8.9
July 27Extending certain Medicare telehealth flexibilities after the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency (416-12)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.3%+4.7
July 27Establishing programs to support heart-disease research and awareness among the South Asian American population (237-192)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
5.1%-5.1
July 27Restoring full pension benefits terminated by Delphi Corporation's bankruptcy in 2009 (254-175)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
19.7%-19.7
July 21Protecting the right to access and use contraceptives (228-195)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.8%-0.8
July 20Authorizing appropriations to several federal departments and agencies for fiscal year 2023 (220-207)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 19Repealing the Defense of Marriage Act and requiring states to recognize same-sex and interracial marriages performed out-of-state (267-157)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
13.8%+86.2
July 15Prohibiting restrictions on access to out-of-state abortion services (223-205)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 15Prohibiting restrictions on access to abortion services (219-210)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 14Authorizing Department of Defense appropriations for fiscal year 2023 (329-101)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
75.6%+24.4
July 13Establishing the Active Shooter Alert Communications Network (260-169)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
18.1%+81.9
June 24Expanding firearm regulations (234-193)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
1.7%-1.7
June 23Improving the collection of data related to sexual orientation and gender identity (220-201)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 22Establishing and funding agency for innovations in health care (336-85)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
61.3%+38.7
June 22Reauthorizing mental health and substance use disorder programs (402-20)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.8%+8.2
June 16Developing strategies to lower food and fuel costs (221-204)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
2.0%-2.0
June 15Expanding access to credit, mortgage and banking services (215-207)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 14Providing funding for the conservation of fish and wildlife (231-190)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
3.3%+96.7
June 9Allowing federal courts to temporarily prohibit individuals from purchasing and possessing firearms (224-202)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
June 8Changing federal firearms laws, including prohibiting sales of certain weapons to people under 21 years old (223-204)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
May 18Expanding the availability of information on domestic terrorism (222-203)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
May 17Expanding employment and training programs (220-196)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
May 13Reauthorizing block grants for antipoverty activities (246-169)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
16.1%+83.9
May 12Making Transportation Security Administration employees part of the standard federal personnel management system (220-201)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
May 11Making it easier for federally employed firefighters to get workers' compensation (288-131)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
34.2%-34.2
March 31Capping out-of-pocket insulin costs (232-193)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.7%-0.7
March 18Prohibiting discrimination based on a person's hair texture or style (235-189)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
2.0%-2.0
March 17Prohibiting certain forced arbitration clauses (222-209)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
March 9The 2022 fiscal year appropriations bill (260-171)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
14.2%+85.8
March 3Expanding health care eligibility for veterans exposed to toxic substances (256-174)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
14.8%-14.8
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)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Feb. 8Improving the U.S. Postal Service's finances, services and transparency (342-92)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
59.9%+40.1
Feb. 7Ending forced arbitration for sexual assault and sexual harrassment cases (335-97)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
56.7%+43.3
Feb. 4Providing money for semiconductor manufacturing, supply chain improvements and scientific research (222-210)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Jan. 13Strengthening the Voting Rights Act, campaign finance regulations and election administration rules (220-203)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Jan. 12Expanding GI Bill eligibility for National Guard and Reserve members (287-135)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
36.8%-36.8
Dec. 15,
2021
Increasing the debt limit (221-209)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Dec. 14,
2021
Creating a State Department position to monitor and combat Islamophobia around the world (219-212)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Dec. 9,
2021
Limiting the power of the executive branch and increasing disclosure requirements for presidential and vice presidential candidates (220-208)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Dec. 2,
2021
Extending government funding (221-212)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Nov. 19,
2021
Providing money to expand social safety programs, fight climate change and lower health care costs (220-213)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Nov. 5,
2021
Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (228-206)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
9.6%-9.6
Nov. 4,
2021
Protecting older job applicants from discrimination in the hiring process (224-200)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
Oct. 26,
2021
Reauthorizing and expanding funding for preventing domestic violence (228-200)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.5%-0.5
Oct. 22,
2021
Expanding workplace requirements for breastfeeding accommodations (276-149)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
21.6%+78.4
Sept. 29,
2021
Suspending the debt limit through December 16, 2022 (219-212)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Sept. 24,
2021
Protecting the right to an abortion and health care providers’ ability to provide abortion services (218-211)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Sept. 21,
2021
Extending government funding and raising the debt ceiling (220-211)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Aug. 24,
2021
Strengthening the Voting Rights Act (219-212)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Aug. 24,
2021
$3.5 trillion budget plan (220-212)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
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)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.8%+1.2
July 28,
2021
Making appropriations for the State Department, foreign operations and related programs (217-212)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
2.4%-2.4
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)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.6%+6.4
July 21,
2021
Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
4.3%-4.3
July 20,
2021
Allowing the Federal Trade Commission to recover money for victims of illegal business practices (221-205)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
July 1,
2021
Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 25,
2021
Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (229-191)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.3%-0.3
June 24,
2021
Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
2.9%-2.9
June 24,
2021
Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 24,
2021
Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (218-208)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 23,
2021
Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
2.5%-2.5
June 17,
2021
Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
26.5%-26.5
May 20,
2021
Providing money for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack (213-212)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
3.6%-3.6
May 19,
2021
Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (252-175)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
10.9%+89.1
May 18,
2021
Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (364-62)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
73.2%+26.8
May 14,
2021
Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
49.8%
May 13,
2021
Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 22,
2021
Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 21,
2021
Requiring that people detained while trying to enter the country have access to legal counsel (217-207)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 21,
2021
Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 16,
2021
Requiring health care and social service employers to have plans for preventing workplace violence (254-166)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
14.3%-14.3
April 15,
2021
Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 18,
2021
Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
7.0%+93.0
March 18,
2021
Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (228-197)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
March 17,
2021
Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
7.4%+92.6
March 11,
2021
Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 11,
2021
Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 10,
2021
Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 9,
2021
Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 3,
2021
Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 3,
2021
Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Feb. 26,
2021
Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
0.1%+99.9
Feb. 25,
2021
Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Jan. 21,
2021
Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
69.6%
Average23.5%13.1%+10.5

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