UPDATED Mar. 9, 2022, at 9:10 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%
18.9%
+8.5+8.5
+8.5

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican representative for Idaho’s 2nd district

DateMeasureBiden positionSimpson voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
March 3Expanding health care eligibility for veterans exposed to toxins (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, 2021Increasing the debt limit (221-209)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Dec. 14, 2021Creating 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, 2021Limiting 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, 2021Extending government funding (221-212)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Nov. 19, 2021Providing 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, 2021Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (228-206)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
9.6%-9.6
Nov. 4, 2021Protecting older job applicants from discrimination in the hiring process (224-200)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
Oct. 26, 2021Reauthorizing and expanding funding for preventing domestic violence (228-200)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.5%-0.5
Oct. 22, 2021Expanding workplace requirements for breastfeeding accommodations (276-149)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
21.6%+78.4
Sept. 29, 2021Suspending the debt limit through December 16, 2022 (219-212)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Sept. 24, 2021Protecting 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, 2021Extending government funding and raising the debt ceiling (220-211)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Aug. 24, 2021Strengthening 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, 2021Providing 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, 2021Making 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, 2021Increasing 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, 2021Requiring 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, 2021Allowing 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, 2021Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 25, 2021Repealing 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, 2021Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
2.9%-2.9
June 24, 2021Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 24, 2021Repealing 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, 2021Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
2.5%-2.5
June 17, 2021Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
26.5%-26.5
May 20, 2021Providing 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, 2021Establishing 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, 2021Taking 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, 2021Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
49.8%
May 13, 2021Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 22, 2021Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 21, 2021Requiring 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, 2021Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 16, 2021Requiring 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, 2021Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 18, 2021Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
7.0%+93.0
March 18, 2021Creating 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, 2021Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
7.4%+92.6
March 11, 2021Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 11, 2021Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 10, 2021Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 9, 2021Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 3, 2021Expanding 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, 2021Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Feb. 26, 2021Protecting 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, 2021Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Jan. 21, 2021Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Mike Simpson's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
69.6%
Average18.9%10.3%+8.5

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