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.

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%
20.0%
+18.1+18.1
+18.1

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican representative for Idaho’s 2nd district

DateMeasureBiden positionSimpson voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
April 22Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 21Requiring 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 21Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 16Requiring 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
March 18Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
7.0%+93.0
March 18Creating 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 17Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
7.4%+92.6
March 11Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 11Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 10Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 9Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 3Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 3Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Feb. 26Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
0.1%+99.9
Feb. 25Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Jan. 21Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
69.6%
Average20.0%1.9%+18.1

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