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.

Troy BaldersonR

Republican representative for Ohio’s 12th district

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Balderson votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Balderson’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 Balderson votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Balderson’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
-5.9%
18.8%
-16.8-16.8
-16.8

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican representative for Ohio’s 12th district

DateMeasureBiden positionBalderson 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 (416-11)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.3%+1.7
July 28Making appropriations for the State Department, foreign operations and related programs (217-212)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
24.4%-24.4
July 22Increasing 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)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.6%+3.4
July 21Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
42.5%-42.5
July 20Allowing the Federal Trade Commission to recover money for victims of illegal business practices (221-205)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
20.6%-20.6
July 1Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
13.7%-13.7
June 25Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (229-191)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
29.3%-29.3
June 24Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
44.2%-44.2
June 24Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
10.4%-10.4
June 24Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (218-208)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
14.2%-14.2
June 23Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
45.7%+54.3
June 17Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
57.4%-57.4
May 20Providing money for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack (213-212)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
26.0%-26.0
May 19Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (252-175)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
51.1%-51.1
May 18Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (364-62)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
89.2%+10.8
May 14Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
79.2%+20.8
May 13Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
9.0%-9.0
April 22Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
10.4%-10.4
April 21Requiring that people detained while trying to enter the country have access to legal counsel (217-207)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
10.4%-10.4
April 21Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
10.5%-10.5
April 16Requiring health care and social service employers to have plans for preventing workplace violence (254-166)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
54.4%-54.4
April 15Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
10.6%-10.6
March 18Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
47.5%-47.5
March 18Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (228-197)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
25.1%-25.1
March 17Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
49.0%+51.0
March 11Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
10.2%
March 11Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
20.9%
March 10Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
8.4%-8.4
March 9Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
15.9%-15.9
March 3Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
14.4%-14.4
March 3Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
14.1%-14.1
Feb. 26Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
22.4%-22.4
Feb. 25Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
13.5%-13.5
Jan. 21Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
78.0%-78.0
Average18.8%35.5%-16.8

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