UPDATED Sep. 19, 2022, at 2:32 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.

Sanford D. Bishop Jr.D

Democratic representative for Georgia’s 2nd district

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Bishop votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Bishop’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 Bishop votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Bishop’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
+12.3%
100.0%
+7.0+7.0
+7.0

117th Congress (2021-22)

Democratic representative for Georgia’s 2nd district

DateMeasureBiden positionBishop voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
Sept. 15Establishing and expanding whistleblower protections for federal employees (221-203)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.1%+3.9
Sept. 15Establishing greater congressional oversight of the U.S. Census Bureau and prohibiting the removal of the bureau director without cause (220-208)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.7%+4.3
Sept. 15Prohibiting certain federal positions from losing civil-service status (225-204)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.2%+8.8
Aug. 12Allowing Medicare to negotiate prescription drug prices; extending Affordable Care Act subsidies; expanding tax credits for renewable and clean energy efforts; establishing a 15 percent corporate minimum tax; and other measures (220-207)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.3%+3.7
July 29Revising restrictions on the possession and exhibition of big cats (278-134)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.8%+8.2
July 29Establishing wildfire preparedness and drought resiliency programs (218-199)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.8%+4.2
July 29Prohibiting the sale, manufacture, transfer and possession of certain semiautomatic assault weapons and large-capacity magazines (217-213)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.8%+6.2
July 28Supporting the domestic production of semiconductors (243-187)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
87.0%+13.0
July 27Extending certain Medicare telehealth flexibilities after the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency (416-12)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.8%+1.2
July 27Establishing programs to support heart-disease research and awareness among the South Asian American population (237-192)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
87.8%+12.2
July 27Restoring full pension benefits terminated by Delphi Corporation's bankruptcy in 2009 (254-175)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
83.0%+17.0
July 21Protecting the right to access and use contraceptives (228-195)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
90.7%+9.3
July 20Authorizing appropriations to several federal departments and agencies for fiscal year 2023 (220-207)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.3%+3.7
July 19Repealing the Defense of Marriage Act and requiring states to recognize same-sex and interracial marriages performed out-of-state (267-157)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.8%+6.2
July 15Prohibiting restrictions on access to out-of-state abortion services (223-205)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.3%+4.7
July 15Prohibiting restrictions on access to abortion services (219-210)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.8%+4.2
July 14Authorizing Department of Defense appropriations for fiscal year 2023 (329-101)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
76.8%+23.2
July 13Establishing the Active Shooter Alert Communications Network (260-169)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
88.6%+11.4
June 24Expanding firearm regulations (234-193)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.2%+8.8
June 23Improving the collection of data related to sexual orientation and gender identity (220-201)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.6%+4.4
June 22Establishing and funding agency for innovations in health care (336-85)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.9%+5.1
June 22Reauthorizing mental health and substance use disorder programs (402-20)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.2%+1.8
June 16Developing strategies to lower food and fuel costs (221-204)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
82.2%+17.8
June 15Expanding access to credit, mortgage and banking services (215-207)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.2%+4.8
June 14Providing funding for the conservation of fish and wildlife (231-190)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
87.4%+12.6
June 9Allowing federal courts to temporarily prohibit individuals from purchasing and possessing firearms (224-202)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.1%+5.9
June 8Changing federal firearms laws, including prohibiting sales of certain weapons to people under 21 years old (223-204)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.1%+6.9
May 18Expanding the availability of information on domestic terrorism (222-203)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.2%+4.8
May 17Expanding employment and training programs (220-196)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.7%+3.3
May 13Reauthorizing block grants for antipoverty activities (246-169)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
85.3%+14.7
May 12Making Transportation Security Administration employees part of the standard federal personnel management system (220-201)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.0%+2.0
May 11Making it easier for federally employed firefighters to get workers' compensation (288-131)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.0%+8.0
March 31Capping out-of-pocket insulin costs (232-193)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.5%+6.5
March 18Prohibiting discrimination based on a person's hair texture or style (235-189)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.6%+8.4
March 17Prohibiting certain forced arbitration clauses (222-209)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.8%+8.2
March 9The 2022 fiscal year appropriations bill (260-171)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
90.8%+9.2
March 3Expanding health care eligibility for veterans exposed to toxic substances (256-174)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
87.9%+12.1
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)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.9%+3.1
Feb. 8Improving the U.S. Postal Service's finances, services and transparency (342-92)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.8%+6.2
Feb. 7Ending forced arbitration for sexual assault and sexual harrassment cases (335-97)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.2%+6.8
Feb. 4Providing money for semiconductor manufacturing, supply chain improvements and scientific research (222-210)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.3%+5.7
Jan. 13Strengthening the Voting Rights Act, campaign finance regulations and election administration rules (220-203)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.0%+3.0
Jan. 12Expanding GI Bill eligibility for National Guard and Reserve members (287-135)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
88.2%+11.8
Dec. 15,
2021
Increasing the debt limit (221-209)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.3%+4.7
Dec. 14,
2021
Creating a State Department position to monitor and combat Islamophobia around the world (219-212)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.8%+3.2
Dec. 9,
2021
Limiting the power of the executive branch and increasing disclosure requirements for presidential and vice presidential candidates (220-208)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.2%+4.8
Dec. 2,
2021
Extending government funding (221-212)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.5%+4.5
Nov. 19,
2021
Providing money to expand social safety programs, fight climate change and lower health care costs (220-213)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.3%+2.7
Nov. 5,
2021
Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (228-206)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
69.8%+30.2
Nov. 4,
2021
Protecting older job applicants from discrimination in the hiring process (224-200)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.2%+4.8
Oct. 26,
2021
Reauthorizing and expanding funding for preventing domestic violence (228-200)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.4%+6.6
Oct. 22,
2021
Expanding workplace requirements for breastfeeding accommodations (276-149)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.2%+5.8
Sept. 29,
2021
Suspending the debt limit through December 16, 2022 (219-212)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.7%+5.3
Sept. 24,
2021
Protecting the right to an abortion and health care providers’ ability to provide abortion services (218-211)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.5%+3.5
Sept. 21,
2021
Extending government funding and raising the debt ceiling (220-211)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.9%+3.1
Aug. 24,
2021
Strengthening the Voting Rights Act (219-212)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.9%+3.1
Aug. 24,
2021
$3.5 trillion budget plan (220-212)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.9%+3.1
July 29,
2021
Providing emergency funding for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack and for the expansion of the Afghan visa program (416-11)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.5%+2.5
July 28,
2021
Making appropriations for the State Department, foreign operations and related programs (217-212)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
73.4%+26.6
July 22,
2021
Increasing 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)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.4%+1.6
July 21,
2021
Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.8%+8.2
July 20,
2021
Allowing the Federal Trade Commission to recover money for victims of illegal business practices (221-205)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.0%+8.0
July 1,
2021
Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.8%+3.2
June 25,
2021
Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (229-191)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.5%+4.5
June 24,
2021
Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.3%+4.7
June 24,
2021
Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.9%+3.1
June 24,
2021
Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (218-208)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.6%+4.4
June 23,
2021
Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.5%+3.5
June 17,
2021
Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
84.8%+15.2
May 20,
2021
Providing money for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack (213-212)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
70.9%+29.1
May 19,
2021
Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (252-175)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
90.9%+9.1
May 18,
2021
Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (364-62)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.0%+3.0
May 14,
2021
Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.2%+4.8
May 13,
2021
Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.2%+3.8
April 22,
2021
Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.9%+3.1
April 21,
2021
Requiring that people detained while trying to enter the country have access to legal counsel (217-207)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.9%+3.1
April 21,
2021
Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.4%+2.6
April 16,
2021
Requiring health care and social service employers to have plans for preventing workplace violence (254-166)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
90.8%+9.2
April 15,
2021
Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.4%+2.6
March 18,
2021
Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.9%+8.1
March 18,
2021
Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (228-197)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.9%+4.1
March 17,
2021
Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.6%+7.4
March 11,
2021
Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.2%+2.8
March 11,
2021
Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.1%+3.9
March 10,
2021
Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.3%+2.7
March 9,
2021
Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.8%+3.2
March 3,
2021
Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.7%+8.3
March 3,
2021
Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.3%+5.7
Feb. 26,
2021
Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.4%+4.6
Feb. 25,
2021
Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.5%+2.5
Jan. 21,
2021
Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.'s Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
85.1%+14.9
Average100.0%93.0%+7.0

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