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.

Robert J. WittmanR

Republican representative for Virginia’s 1st district

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Wittman votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Wittman’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 Wittman votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Wittman’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
-4.4%
6.3%
-24.3-24.3
-24.3

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican representative for Virginia’s 1st district

DateMeasureBiden positionWittman voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
April 22Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
15.8%-15.8
April 21Requiring that people detained while trying to enter the country have access to legal counsel (217-207)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
15.8%-15.8
April 21Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
16.2%-16.2
April 16Requiring health care and social service employers to have plans for preventing workplace violence (254-166)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
58.3%-58.3
March 18Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
52.3%-52.3
March 18Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (228-197)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
31.8%-31.8
March 17Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
53.8%-53.8
March 11Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
15.6%-15.6
March 11Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
27.5%-27.5
March 10Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
13.4%-13.4
March 9Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
22.3%-22.3
March 3Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
19.4%-19.4
March 3Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
19.5%-19.5
Feb. 26Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
28.9%-28.9
Feb. 25Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
19.8%-19.8
Jan. 21Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
78.6%+21.4
Average6.3%30.6%-24.3

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