UPDATED Mar. 9, 2022, at 9:10 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.

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%
98.2%
+4.2+4.2
+4.2

117th Congress (2021-22)

Democratic representative for Illinois’s 6th district

DateMeasureBiden positionCasten voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
March 3Expanding health care eligibility for veterans exposed to toxins (256-174)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
88.4%+11.6
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)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.3%+2.7
Feb. 8Improving the U.S. Postal Service's finances, services and transparency (342-92)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.0%+6.0
Feb. 7Ending forced arbitration for sexual assault and sexual harrassment cases (335-97)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.4%+6.6
Feb. 4Providing money for semiconductor manufacturing, supply chain improvements and scientific research (222-210)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.0%+5.0
Jan. 13Strengthening the Voting Rights Act, campaign finance regulations and election administration rules (220-203)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.4%+2.6
Jan. 12Expanding GI Bill eligibility for National Guard and Reserve members (287-135)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
88.5%+11.5
Dec. 15, 2021Increasing the debt limit (221-209)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.8%+4.2
Dec. 14, 2021Creating a State Department position to monitor and combat Islamophobia around the world (219-212)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.3%+2.7
Dec. 9, 2021Limiting the power of the executive branch and increasing disclosure requirements for presidential and vice presidential candidates (220-208)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.8%+4.2
Dec. 2, 2021Extending government funding (221-212)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.0%+4.0
Nov. 19, 2021Providing money to expand social safety programs, fight climate change and lower health care costs (220-213)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.7%+2.3
Nov. 5, 2021Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (228-206)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
70.5%+29.5
Nov. 4, 2021Protecting older job applicants from discrimination in the hiring process (224-200)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.7%+4.3
Oct. 26, 2021Reauthorizing and expanding funding for preventing domestic violence (228-200)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.0%+6.0
Oct. 22, 2021Expanding workplace requirements for breastfeeding accommodations (276-149)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.5%+5.5
Sept. 29, 2021Suspending the debt limit through December 16, 2022 (219-212)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.3%+4.7
Sept. 24, 2021Protecting the right to an abortion and health care providers’ ability to provide abortion services (218-211)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.0%+3.0
Sept. 21, 2021Extending government funding and raising the debt ceiling (220-211)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.4%+2.6
Aug. 24, 2021Strengthening the Voting Rights Act (219-212)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.4%+2.6
Aug. 24, 2021$3.5 trillion budget plan (220-212)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.4%+2.6
July 29, 2021Providing emergency funding for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack and for the expansion of the Afghan visa program (416-11)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.5%+2.5
July 28, 2021Making appropriations for the State Department, foreign operations and related programs (217-212)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
74.3%+25.7
July 22, 2021Increasing 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)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.4%+1.6
July 21, 2021Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.3%+7.7
July 20, 2021Allowing the Federal Trade Commission to recover money for victims of illegal business practices (221-205)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.7%+7.3
July 1, 2021Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.2%+2.8
June 25, 2021Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (229-191)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.9%+4.1
June 24, 2021Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.6%+4.4
June 24, 2021Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.3%+2.7
June 24, 2021Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (218-208)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.1%+3.9
June 23, 2021Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.8%+3.2
June 17, 2021Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
85.2%+14.8
May 20, 2021Providing money for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack (213-212)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
71.8%+28.2
May 19, 2021Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (252-175)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.3%+8.7
May 18, 2021Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (364-62)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.1%+2.9
May 14, 2021Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.4%+4.6
May 13, 2021Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.8%+3.2
April 22, 2021Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.3%+2.7
April 21, 2021Requiring 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 21, 2021Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.8%+2.2
April 16, 2021Requiring 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
April 15, 2021Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.8%+2.2
March 18, 2021Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.4%+7.6
March 18, 2021Creating 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 17, 2021Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.1%+6.9
March 11, 2021Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.6%+2.4
March 11, 2021Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.6%+3.4
March 10, 2021Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.7%+2.3
March 9, 2021Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.2%+2.8
March 3, 2021Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.5%+7.5
March 3, 2021Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.9%+5.1
Feb. 26, 2021Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.9%+4.1
Feb. 25, 2021Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Sean Casten's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.9%+2.1
Jan. 21, 2021Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Sean Casten's Vote:
No
support
No
85.2%-85.2
Average98.2%93.9%+4.2

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