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.

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%
14.5%
-22.0-22.0
-22.0

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican representative for Virginia’s 1st district

DateMeasureBiden positionWittman voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
March 3Expanding health care eligibility for veterans exposed to toxins (256-174)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
55.4%-55.4
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)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
25.1%-25.1
Feb. 8Improving the U.S. Postal Service's finances, services and transparency (342-92)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
82.6%+17.4
Feb. 7Ending forced arbitration for sexual assault and sexual harrassment cases (335-97)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
80.9%+19.1
Feb. 4Providing money for semiconductor manufacturing, supply chain improvements and scientific research (222-210)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
20.0%-20.0
Jan. 13Strengthening the Voting Rights Act, campaign finance regulations and election administration rules (220-203)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
14.5%-14.5
Jan. 12Expanding GI Bill eligibility for National Guard and Reserve members (287-135)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
68.2%+31.8
Dec. 15, 2021Increasing the debt limit (221-209)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
19.8%-19.8
Dec. 14, 2021Creating a State Department position to monitor and combat Islamophobia around the world (219-212)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
15.6%-15.6
Dec. 9, 2021Limiting the power of the executive branch and increasing disclosure requirements for presidential and vice presidential candidates (220-208)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
19.4%-19.4
Dec. 2, 2021Extending government funding (221-212)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
19.9%-19.9
Nov. 19, 2021Providing money to expand social safety programs, fight climate change and lower health care costs (220-213)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
13.4%-13.4
Nov. 5, 2021Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (228-206)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
37.0%-37.0
Nov. 4, 2021Protecting older job applicants from discrimination in the hiring process (224-200)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
29.0%-29.0
Oct. 26, 2021Reauthorizing and expanding funding for preventing domestic violence (228-200)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
34.1%-34.1
Oct. 22, 2021Expanding workplace requirements for breastfeeding accommodations (276-149)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
68.2%-68.2
Sept. 29, 2021Suspending the debt limit through December 16, 2022 (219-212)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
18.1%-18.1
Sept. 24, 2021Protecting the right to an abortion and health care providers’ ability to provide abortion services (218-211)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
15.1%-15.1
Sept. 21, 2021Extending government funding and raising the debt ceiling (220-211)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
15.6%-15.6
Aug. 24, 2021Strengthening the Voting Rights Act (219-212)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
15.5%-15.5
Aug. 24, 2021$3.5 trillion budget plan (220-212)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
15.5%-15.5
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)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.2%+1.8
July 28, 2021Making appropriations for the State Department, foreign operations and related programs (217-212)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
27.9%-27.9
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)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.8%+3.2
July 21, 2021Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
47.7%-47.7
July 20, 2021Allowing the Federal Trade Commission to recover money for victims of illegal business practices (221-205)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
26.2%-26.2
July 1, 2021Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
19.7%-19.7
June 25, 2021Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (229-191)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
36.0%-36.0
June 24, 2021Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
50.2%-50.2
June 24, 2021Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
15.8%-15.8
June 24, 2021Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (218-208)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
20.0%-20.0
June 23, 2021Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
52.0%-52.0
June 17, 2021Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
60.1%-60.1
May 20, 2021Providing money for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack (213-212)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
29.3%-29.3
May 19, 2021Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (252-175)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
55.4%-55.4
May 18, 2021Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (364-62)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
90.2%+9.8
May 14, 2021Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
81.2%+18.8
May 13, 2021Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
13.9%-13.9
April 22, 2021Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
15.8%-15.8
April 21, 2021Requiring 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 21, 2021Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
16.2%-16.2
April 16, 2021Requiring 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
April 15, 2021Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
16.2%-16.2
March 18, 2021Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
52.3%-52.3
March 18, 2021Creating 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 17, 2021Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
53.8%-53.8
March 11, 2021Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
15.6%-15.6
March 11, 2021Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
27.5%-27.5
March 10, 2021Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
13.4%-13.4
March 9, 2021Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
22.3%-22.3
March 3, 2021Expanding 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 3, 2021Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
19.5%-19.5
Feb. 26, 2021Protecting 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. 25, 2021Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
No
support
No
19.8%-19.8
Jan. 21, 2021Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Robert J. Wittman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
78.6%+21.4
Average14.5%36.5%-22.0

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