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.

Sean CastenD

Democratic representative for Illinois’s 6th district

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Casten votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Casten’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 Casten votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Casten’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
+12.7%
93.8%
-1.3-1.3
-1.3

117th Congress (2021-22)

Democratic representative for Illinois’s 6th district

DateMeasureBiden positionCasten voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
April 22Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.3%+2.7
April 21Requiring that people detained while trying to enter the country have access to legal counsel (217-207)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.4%+2.6
April 21Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.8%+2.2
April 16Requiring health care and social service employers to have plans for preventing workplace violence (254-166)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.2%+8.8
March 18Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.4%+7.6
March 18Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (228-197)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.3%+3.7
March 17Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.1%+6.9
March 11Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.6%+2.4
March 11Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.6%+3.4
March 10Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.7%+2.3
March 9Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.2%+2.8
March 3Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.5%+7.5
March 3Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.9%+5.1
Feb. 26Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.9%+4.1
Feb. 25Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.9%+2.1
Jan. 21Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Sean Casten's Vote:
No
support
No
85.2%-85.2
Average93.8%95.1%-1.3

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