UPDATED Jul. 30, 2021, at 10:36 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%
65.6%
+30.6+30.6
+30.6

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican senator for West Virginia

DateMeasureBiden positionCapito voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
July 29Providing 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 22Expanding 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 8Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (49-50)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
June 8Investing in science and technology manufacturing and research (68-32)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
19.5%+80.5
May 28Establishing 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 19Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (50-48)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
May 11Repealing 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 29Providing money for safe drinking water and other water infrastructure (89-2)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.4%+5.6
April 28Repealing 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 22Taking 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 22Nomination of Martin Joseph Walsh to be secretary of labor (68-29)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
12.6%+87.4
March 18Nomination 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 17Nomination 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 16Nomination 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 15Nomination 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 10Nomination 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 10Nomination of Merrick Brian Garland to be attorney general (70-30)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
13.2%+86.8
March 10Nomination 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 6Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (50-49)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
March 2Nomination 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 2Nomination of Gina Marie Raimondo to be secretary of commerce (84-15)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
43.1%+56.9
March 1Nomination of Miguel A. Cardona to be secretary of education (64-33)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
4.2%+95.8
Feb. 25Nomination of Jennifer Mulhern Granholm to be secretary of energy (64-35)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
No
support
No
10.1%-10.1
Feb. 23Nomination 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. 23Nomination of Thomas J. Vilsack to be secretary of agriculture (92-7)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.9%+8.1
Feb. 8Nomination 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. 2Nomination 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. 2Nomination 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. 26Nomination of Antony John Blinken to be secretary of state (78-22)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
23.3%+76.7
Jan. 25Nomination 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. 22Nomination 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. 21Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (69-27)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
76.3%+23.7
Jan. 20Nomination of Avril Danica Haines to be director of national intelligence (84-10)
Shelley Moore Capito's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
66.2%+33.8
Average65.6%35.0%+30.6

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