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.

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%
55.2%
+29.4+29.4
+29.4

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican senator for West Virginia

DateMeasureBiden positionCapito voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
Dec. 1Requiring certain railroad and labor organizations to accept a labor agreement (80-15)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
89.7%+10.3
Nov. 29Repealing the Defense of Marriage Act and requiring states to recognize same-sex and interracial marriages performed out-of-state; includes an amendment allowing religious organizations to deny services or accomodations for same-sex weddings (61-36)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
5.5%+94.5
Nov. 15Terminating the national COVID-19 emergency declared on March 13, 2020 (61-37)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
0.0%+100.0
Sept. 29Extending government funding and providing money for economic and security assistance to Ukraine (72-25)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
16.6%+83.4
Aug. 7Allowing 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 (50-50)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
Aug. 4Providing congressional disapproval of a rule that restored environmental regulations (50-47)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
0.0%+100.0
July 27Supporting the domestic production of semiconductors (64-33)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
11.3%+88.7
June 23Expanding firearm regulations (65-33)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
4.7%+95.3
June 16Expanding health care eligibility for veterans exposed to toxic substances (84-14)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
47.5%+52.5
May 26Providing congressional disapproval of a policy concerning federal asylum procedures (46-48)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
0.0%+100.0
May 3Providing for congressional disapproval of vaccine and mask requirements in Head Start programs (55-41)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
0.0%+100.0
April 7Nomination of Ketanji Brown Jackson to be an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (53-47)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
No
support
No
0.3%-0.3
March 15Providing congressional disapproval of the CDC's requirement of masks on planes, trains and buses (57-40)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
0.0%+100.0
March 15Nomination of Shalanda D. Young to be director of the Office of Management and Budget (61-36)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
No
support
No
7.1%-7.1
March 10The 2022 fiscal year appropriations bill (68-31)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
15.8%+84.2
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,
2021
Increasing the debt limit (50-49)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
Dec. 8,
2021
Providing 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,
2021
Providing 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,
2021
Extending 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,
2021
Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (69-30)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
17.3%+82.7
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 (98-0)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
June 22,
2021
Expanding 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,
2021
Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (49-50)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
June 8,
2021
Investing in science and technology manufacturing and research (68-32)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
19.5%+80.5
May 28,
2021
Establishing 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,
2021
Repealing 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,
2021
Repealing 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,
2021
Providing 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,
2021
Repealing 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,
2021
Taking 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,
2021
Nomination 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,
2021
Nomination 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,
2021
Nomination 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,
2021
Nomination 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,
2021
Nomination 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,
2021
Nomination 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,
2021
Nomination of Merrick Brian Garland to be attorney general (70-30)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
13.2%+86.8
March 10,
2021
Nomination 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,
2021
Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (50-49)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
March 2,
2021
Nomination 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,
2021
Nomination 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,
2021
Nomination 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,
2021
Nomination 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,
2021
Nomination 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,
2021
Nomination 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,
2021
Nomination 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,
2021
Nomination 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,
2021
Nomination 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,
2021
Nomination 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,
2021
Nomination 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,
2021
Nomination 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,
2021
Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (69-27)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
76.3%+23.7
Jan. 20,
2021
Nomination of Avril Danica Haines to be director of national intelligence (84-10)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
66.2%+33.8
Average55.2%25.7%+29.4

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