UPDATED Dec. 5, 2022, at 11:16 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.

Scott DesJarlaisR

Republican representative for Tennessee’s 4th district

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often DesJarlais votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between DesJarlais’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 DesJarlais votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between DesJarlais’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
-36.8%
8.7%
-0.9-0.9
-0.9

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican representative for Tennessee’s 4th district

DateMeasureBiden positionDesJarlais voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
Dec. 1Requiring the Bureau of Prisons to provide incarcerated women with certain pregnancy-related care and limiting the use of solitary confinement for pregnant women (324-90)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
40.0%-40.0
Dec. 1Establishing grants for reentry programs for previously incarcerated people (259-167)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
3.7%-3.7
Nov. 30Requiring certain railroad and labor organizations to accept a labor agreement (290-137)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
27.4%-27.4
Nov. 16Prohibiting the enforcement of nondisclosure agreements and nondisparagement clauses agreed to before a sexual assault or harassment dispute arises (315-109)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
31.1%-31.1
Sept. 30Extending government funding and providing money for economic and security assistance to Ukraine (230-201)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.4%-0.4
Sept. 29Modifying merger filing fees and requiring disclosure of foreign merger subsidies (242-184)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
13.2%+86.8
Sept. 29Expanding access to mental and substance use health services (220-205)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Sept. 22Providing money for law enforcement agencies to investigate unsolved homicides and nonfatal shootings (250-178)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
1.0%-1.0
Sept. 22Providing money for anti-violence programs (220-207)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Sept. 22Providing money for local governments to train mental health professionals and send them instead of law enforcement officers to respond to emergencies involving people with behavioral health needs (223-206)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Sept. 22Authorizing grants for law enforcement agencies with fewer than 125 officers (360-64)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
71.8%-71.8
Sept. 21Revising the process of casting and counting electoral votes for presidential elections (229-203)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Sept. 21Allowing federal student loan borrowers to separate consolidated loans (232-193)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Sept. 15Establishing and expanding whistleblower protections for federal employees (221-203)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Sept. 15Establishing greater congressional oversight of the U.S. Census Bureau and prohibiting the removal of the bureau director without cause (220-208)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Sept. 15Prohibiting certain federal positions from losing civil-service status (225-204)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
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)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 29Revising restrictions on the possession and exhibition of big cats (278-134)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
11.0%-11.0
July 29Establishing wildfire preparedness and drought resiliency programs (218-199)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 29Prohibiting the sale, manufacture, transfer and possession of certain semiautomatic assault weapons and large-capacity magazines (217-213)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 28Supporting the domestic production of semiconductors (243-187)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
1.2%-1.2
July 27Extending certain Medicare telehealth flexibilities after the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency (416-12)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.6%+7.4
July 27Establishing programs to support heart-disease research and awareness among the South Asian American population (237-192)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.4%-0.4
July 27Restoring full pension benefits terminated by Delphi Corporation's bankruptcy in 2009 (254-175)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
6.4%-6.4
July 21Protecting the right to access and use contraceptives (228-195)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 20Authorizing appropriations to several federal departments and agencies for fiscal year 2023 (220-207)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 19Repealing the Defense of Marriage Act and requiring states to recognize same-sex and interracial marriages performed out-of-state (267-157)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
1.9%-1.9
July 15Prohibiting restrictions on access to out-of-state abortion services (223-205)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 15Prohibiting restrictions on access to abortion services (219-210)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 14Authorizing Department of Defense appropriations for fiscal year 2023 (329-101)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
75.1%+24.9
July 13Establishing the Active Shooter Alert Communications Network (260-169)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
4.5%-4.5
June 24Expanding firearm regulations (234-193)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 23Improving the collection of data related to sexual orientation and gender identity (220-201)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 22Establishing and funding agency for innovations in health care (336-85)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
41.5%-41.5
June 22Reauthorizing mental health and substance use disorder programs (402-20)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
87.1%+12.9
June 16Developing strategies to lower food and fuel costs (221-204)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
June 15Expanding access to credit, mortgage and banking services (215-207)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 14Providing funding for the conservation of fish and wildlife (231-190)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.2%-0.2
June 9Allowing federal courts to temporarily prohibit individuals from purchasing and possessing firearms (224-202)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 8Changing federal firearms laws, including prohibiting sales of certain weapons to people under 21 years old (223-204)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
May 18Expanding the availability of information on domestic terrorism (222-203)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
May 17Expanding employment and training programs (220-196)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
May 13Reauthorizing block grants for antipoverty activities (246-169)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
4.0%-4.0
May 12Making Transportation Security Administration employees part of the standard federal personnel management system (220-201)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
May 11Making it easier for federally employed firefighters to get workers' compensation (288-131)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
14.0%-14.0
March 31Capping out-of-pocket insulin costs (232-193)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 18Prohibiting discrimination based on a person's hair texture or style (235-189)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 17Prohibiting certain forced arbitration clauses (222-209)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 9The 2022 fiscal year appropriations bill (260-171)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
2.5%-2.5
March 3Expanding health care eligibility for veterans exposed to toxic substances (256-174)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
3.1%+96.9
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)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Feb. 8Improving the U.S. Postal Service's finances, services and transparency (342-92)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
40.9%-40.9
Feb. 7Ending forced arbitration for sexual assault and sexual harrassment cases (335-97)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
37.4%-37.4
Feb. 4Providing money for semiconductor manufacturing, supply chain improvements and scientific research (222-210)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Jan. 13Strengthening the Voting Rights Act, campaign finance regulations and election administration rules (220-203)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Jan. 12Expanding GI Bill eligibility for National Guard and Reserve members (287-135)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
18.4%+81.6
Dec. 15,
2021
Increasing the debt limit (221-209)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Dec. 14,
2021
Creating a State Department position to monitor and combat Islamophobia around the world (219-212)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Dec. 9,
2021
Limiting the power of the executive branch and increasing disclosure requirements for presidential and vice presidential candidates (220-208)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Dec. 2,
2021
Extending government funding (221-212)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Nov. 19,
2021
Providing money to expand social safety programs, fight climate change and lower health care costs (220-213)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Nov. 5,
2021
Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (228-206)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
2.4%-2.4
Nov. 4,
2021
Protecting older job applicants from discrimination in the hiring process (224-200)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Oct. 26,
2021
Reauthorizing and expanding funding for preventing domestic violence (228-200)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Oct. 22,
2021
Expanding workplace requirements for breastfeeding accommodations (276-149)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
4.8%-4.8
Sept. 29,
2021
Suspending the debt limit through December 16, 2022 (219-212)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Sept. 24,
2021
Protecting the right to an abortion and health care providers’ ability to provide abortion services (218-211)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Sept. 21,
2021
Extending government funding and raising the debt ceiling (220-211)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Aug. 24,
2021
Strengthening the Voting Rights Act (219-212)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Aug. 24,
2021
$3.5 trillion budget plan (220-212)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
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)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.1%+0.9
July 28,
2021
Making appropriations for the State Department, foreign operations and related programs (217-212)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.2%-0.2
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)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
90.2%-90.2
July 21,
2021
Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.2%-0.2
July 20,
2021
Allowing the Federal Trade Commission to recover money for victims of illegal business practices (221-205)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 1,
2021
Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 25,
2021
Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (229-191)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 24,
2021
Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
June 24,
2021
Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 24,
2021
Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (218-208)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 23,
2021
Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 17,
2021
Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
10.7%-10.7
May 20,
2021
Providing money for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack (213-212)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.4%-0.4
May 19,
2021
Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (252-175)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
1.4%-1.4
May 18,
2021
Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (364-62)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
56.0%+44.0
May 14,
2021
Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
26.6%-26.6
May 13,
2021
Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 22,
2021
Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 21,
2021
Requiring that people detained while trying to enter the country have access to legal counsel (217-207)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 21,
2021
Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 16,
2021
Requiring health care and social service employers to have plans for preventing workplace violence (254-166)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
2.5%-2.5
April 15,
2021
Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 18,
2021
Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.6%-0.6
March 18,
2021
Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (228-197)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 17,
2021
Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.6%-0.6
March 11,
2021
Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 11,
2021
Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 10,
2021
Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 9,
2021
Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 3,
2021
Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 3,
2021
Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Feb. 26,
2021
Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Feb. 25,
2021
Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Jan. 21,
2021
Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Scott DesJarlais's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
62.4%+37.6
Average8.7%9.5%-0.9

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