UPDATED Jul. 30, 2021, at 10:36 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.

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%
9.1%
-1.4-1.4
-1.4

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican representative for Missouri’s 6th district

DateMeasureBiden positionGraves voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
July 29Providing emergency funding for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack and for the expansion of the Afghan visa program (416-11)
Sam Graves's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.9%+1.1
July 28Making appropriations for the State Department, foreign operations and related programs (217-212)
Sam Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
1.0%-1.0
July 22Increasing 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)
Sam Graves's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.5%+7.5
July 21Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
Sam Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
1.7%-1.7
July 20Allowing the Federal Trade Commission to recover money for victims of illegal business practices (221-205)
Sam Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 1Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Sam Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 25Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (229-191)
Sam Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 24Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Sam Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.9%-0.9
June 24Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Sam Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 24Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (218-208)
Sam Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 23Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Sam Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.7%-0.7
June 17Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Sam Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
19.8%-19.8
May 20Providing money for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack (213-212)
Sam Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
1.7%-1.7
May 19Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (252-175)
Sam Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
5.7%-5.7
May 18Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (364-62)
Sam Graves's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
67.3%+32.7
May 14Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Sam Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
41.0%-41.0
May 13Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Sam Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
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
April 15Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Sam Graves's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
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%
Average9.1%10.5%-1.4

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