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.

Shelley Moore CapitoR

Republican senator for West Virginia

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Capito votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Capito’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 Capito votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Capito’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
-38.9%
58.1%
+28.0+28.0
+28.0

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican senator for West Virginia

DateMeasureBiden positionCapito voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
March 8Improving the U.S. Postal Service's finances, services and transparency (79-19)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
45.6%+54.4
March 3Providing for congressional disapproval of the national COVID-19 emergency declaration (48-47)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
0.1%+99.9
March 2Providing for congressional disapproval of vaccine mandates for health care workers (49-44)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
0.1%+99.9
Jan. 19Keeping Senate filibuster rules in place to block voting-rights legislation (52-48)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
0.0%+100.0
Jan. 13Imposing additional sanctions over a Russian gas pipeline (55-44)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
0.3%+99.7
Dec. 14, 2021Increasing the debt limit (50-49)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
Dec. 8, 2021Providing for congressional disapproval of COVID-19 vaccine and testing mandates for large businesses (52-48)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
0.0%+100.0
Dec. 7, 2021Providing for congressional disapproval of the sale of certain weapons to Saudi Arabia (30-67)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
No
oppose
No
97.9%-97.9
Dec. 2, 2021Extending government funding (69-28)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
12.0%+88.0
Aug. 11, 2021$3.5 trillion budget plan (50-49)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
Aug. 10, 2021Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (69-30)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
17.3%+82.7
July 29, 2021Providing emergency funding for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack and for the expansion of the Afghan visa program (98-0)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
June 22, 2021Expanding voting rights and strengthening campaign finance regulations and ethics rules (50-50)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
June 8, 2021Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (49-50)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
June 8, 2021Investing in science and technology manufacturing and research (68-32)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
19.5%+80.5
May 28, 2021Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (54-35)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
No
support
No
1.2%-1.2
May 19, 2021Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (50-48)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
May 11, 2021Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (52-47)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
No
support
No
0.9%-0.9
April 29, 2021Providing money for safe drinking water and other water infrastructure (89-2)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.4%+5.6
April 28, 2021Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (52-42)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
No
support
No
0.2%-0.2
April 22, 2021Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (94-1)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.9%+3.1
March 22, 2021Nomination of Martin Joseph Walsh to be secretary of labor (68-29)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
12.6%+87.4
March 18, 2021Nomination of Xavier Becerra to be secretary of health and human services (50-49)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
March 17, 2021Nomination of Katherine C. Tai to be United States trade representative (98-0)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 16, 2021Nomination of Isabella Casillas Guzman to be administrator of the Small Business Administration (81-17)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
43.7%+56.3
March 15, 2021Nomination of Debra Anne Haaland to be secretary of the interior (51-40)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
No
support
No
0.3%-0.3
March 10, 2021Nomination of Michael Stanley Regan to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (66-34)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
No
support
No
5.7%-5.7
March 10, 2021Nomination of Merrick Brian Garland to be attorney general (70-30)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
13.2%+86.8
March 10, 2021Nomination of Marcia Louise Fudge to be secretary of housing and urban development (66-34)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
12.1%+87.9
March 6, 2021Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (50-49)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
March 2, 2021Nomination of Cecilia Elena Rouse to be chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers (95-4)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
84.5%+15.5
March 2, 2021Nomination of Gina Marie Raimondo to be secretary of commerce (84-15)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
43.1%+56.9
March 1, 2021Nomination of Miguel A. Cardona to be secretary of education (64-33)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
4.2%+95.8
Feb. 25, 2021Nomination of Jennifer Mulhern Granholm to be secretary of energy (64-35)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
No
support
No
10.1%-10.1
Feb. 23, 2021Nomination of Linda Thomas-Greenfield to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations (78-21)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
38.6%+61.4
Feb. 23, 2021Nomination of Thomas J. Vilsack to be secretary of agriculture (92-7)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.9%+8.1
Feb. 8, 2021Nomination of Denis Richard McDonough to be secretary of veterans affairs (87-7)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
78.9%+21.1
Feb. 2, 2021Nomination of Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas to be secretary of homeland security (56-43)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
1.5%+98.5
Feb. 2, 2021Nomination of Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg to be secretary of transportation (86-13)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
60.7%+39.3
Jan. 26, 2021Nomination of Antony John Blinken to be secretary of state (78-22)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
23.3%+76.7
Jan. 25, 2021Nomination of Janet Louise Yellen to be secretary of the treasury (84-15)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
40.5%+59.5
Jan. 22, 2021Nomination of Lloyd James Austin to be secretary of defense (93-2)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
92.5%
Jan. 21, 2021Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (69-27)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
76.3%+23.7
Jan. 20, 2021Nomination of Avril Danica Haines to be director of national intelligence (84-10)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
66.2%+33.8
Average58.1%30.1%+28.0

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