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.

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%
+5.2+5.2
+5.2

117th Congress (2021-22)

Democratic representative for California’s 36th district

DateMeasureBiden positionRuiz voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
March 3Expanding health care eligibility for veterans exposed to toxins (256-174)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
89.5%+10.5
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)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.1%+1.9
Feb. 8Improving the U.S. Postal Service's finances, services and transparency (342-92)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.4%+5.6
Feb. 7Ending forced arbitration for sexual assault and sexual harrassment cases (335-97)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.8%+6.2
Feb. 4Providing money for semiconductor manufacturing, supply chain improvements and scientific research (222-210)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.2%+3.8
Jan. 13Strengthening the Voting Rights Act, campaign finance regulations and election administration rules (220-203)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.2%+1.8
Jan. 12Expanding GI Bill eligibility for National Guard and Reserve members (287-135)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
89.2%+10.8
Dec. 15, 2021Increasing the debt limit (221-209)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.9%+3.1
Dec. 14, 2021Creating a State Department position to monitor and combat Islamophobia around the world (219-212)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.1%+1.9
Dec. 9, 2021Limiting the power of the executive branch and increasing disclosure requirements for presidential and vice presidential candidates (220-208)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.9%+3.1
Dec. 2, 2021Extending government funding (221-212)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.1%+2.9
Nov. 19, 2021Providing money to expand social safety programs, fight climate change and lower health care costs (220-213)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.5%+1.5
Nov. 5, 2021Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (228-206)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
72.0%+28.0
Nov. 4, 2021Protecting older job applicants from discrimination in the hiring process (224-200)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.7%+3.3
Oct. 26, 2021Reauthorizing and expanding funding for preventing domestic violence (228-200)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.1%+4.9
Oct. 22, 2021Expanding workplace requirements for breastfeeding accommodations (276-149)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.2%+4.8
Sept. 29, 2021Suspending the debt limit through December 16, 2022 (219-212)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.5%+3.5
Sept. 24, 2021Protecting the right to an abortion and health care providers’ ability to provide abortion services (218-211)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.9%+2.1
Sept. 21, 2021Extending government funding and raising the debt ceiling (220-211)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.2%+1.8
Aug. 24, 2021Strengthening the Voting Rights Act (219-212)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.2%+1.8
Aug. 24, 2021$3.5 trillion budget plan (220-212)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.2%+1.8
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)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.4%+2.6
July 28, 2021Making appropriations for the State Department, foreign operations and related programs (217-212)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
76.4%+23.6
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)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.5%+1.5
July 21, 2021Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.3%+6.7
July 20, 2021Allowing the Federal Trade Commission to recover money for victims of illegal business practices (221-205)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.1%+5.9
July 1, 2021Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.0%+2.0
June 25, 2021Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (229-191)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.8%+3.2
June 24, 2021Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.4%+3.6
June 24, 2021Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.2%+1.8
June 24, 2021Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (218-208)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.2%+2.8
June 23, 2021Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.4%+2.6
June 17, 2021Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
86.2%+13.8
May 20, 2021Providing money for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack (213-212)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
73.8%+26.2
May 19, 2021Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (252-175)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.3%+7.7
May 18, 2021Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (364-62)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.3%+2.7
May 14, 2021Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.8%+4.2
May 13, 2021Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.7%+2.3
April 22, 2021Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.2%+1.8
April 21, 2021Requiring 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 21, 2021Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.5%+1.5
April 16, 2021Requiring 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
April 15, 2021Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.5%+1.5
March 18, 2021Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.4%+6.6
March 18, 2021Creating 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 17, 2021Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.0%+6.0
March 11, 2021Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.4%+1.6
March 11, 2021Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.4%+2.6
March 10, 2021Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.5%+1.5
March 9, 2021Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.0%+2.0
March 3, 2021Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.1%+5.9
March 3, 2021Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.2%+3.8
Feb. 26, 2021Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.9%+3.1
Feb. 25, 2021Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.6%+1.4
Jan. 21, 2021Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Raul Ruiz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
85.5%+14.5
Average100.0%94.8%+5.2

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