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.

Raul RuizD

Democratic representative for California’s 36th district

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Ruiz votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Ruiz’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 Ruiz votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Ruiz’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
+13.6%
100.0%
+4.1+4.1
+4.1

117th Congress (2021-22)

Democratic representative for California’s 36th district

DateMeasureBiden positionRuiz voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
April 22Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.2%+1.8
April 21Requiring that people detained while trying to enter the country have access to legal counsel (217-207)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.2%+1.8
April 21Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.5%+1.5
April 16Requiring health care and social service employers to have plans for preventing workplace violence (254-166)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.1%+7.9
March 18Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.4%+6.6
March 18Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (228-197)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.2%+2.8
March 17Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.0%+6.0
March 11Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.4%+1.6
March 11Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.4%+2.6
March 10Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.5%+1.5
March 9Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.0%+2.0
March 3Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.1%+5.9
March 3Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.2%+3.8
Feb. 26Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.9%+3.1
Feb. 25Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.6%+1.4
Jan. 21Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
85.5%+14.5
Average100.0%95.9%+4.1

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