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.

Sam GravesR

Republican representative for Missouri’s 6th district

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Graves votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Graves’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 Graves votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Graves’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
-28.3%
0.0%
-1.0-1.0
-1.0

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican representative for Missouri’s 6th district

DateMeasureBiden positionGraves voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
April 22Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Sam Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 21Requiring that people detained while trying to enter the country have access to legal counsel (217-207)
Sam Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 21Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Sam Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 16Requiring health care and social service employers to have plans for preventing workplace violence (254-166)
Sam Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
8.3%-8.3
March 18Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Sam Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
3.2%-3.2
March 18Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (228-197)
Sam Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 17Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Sam Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
3.3%-3.3
March 11Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Sam Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 11Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Sam Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 10Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Sam Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 9Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Sam Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 3Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Sam Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 3Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Sam Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Feb. 26Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Sam Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Feb. 25Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Sam Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Jan. 21Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Sam Graves's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
67.0%
Average0.0%1.0%-1.0

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