UPDATED Sep. 19, 2022, at 2:32 PM

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%
18.0%
-15.7-15.7
-15.7

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican representative for Ohio’s 12th district

DateMeasureBiden positionBalderson voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
Sept. 15Establishing and expanding whistleblower protections for federal employees (221-203)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
14.0%-14.0
Sept. 15Establishing greater congressional oversight of the U.S. Census Bureau and prohibiting the removal of the bureau director without cause (220-208)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
12.4%-12.4
Sept. 15Prohibiting certain federal positions from losing civil-service status (225-204)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
25.4%-25.4
Aug. 12Allowing 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 (220-207)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
9.6%-9.6
July 29Revising restrictions on the possession and exhibition of big cats (278-134)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
66.3%+33.7
July 29Establishing wildfire preparedness and drought resiliency programs (218-199)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
10.3%-10.3
July 29Prohibiting the sale, manufacture, transfer and possession of certain semiautomatic assault weapons and large-capacity magazines (217-213)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
10.2%-10.2
July 28Supporting the domestic production of semiconductors (243-187)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
44.8%+55.2
July 27Extending certain Medicare telehealth flexibilities after the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency (416-12)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.5%+2.5
July 27Establishing programs to support heart-disease research and awareness among the South Asian American population (237-192)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
39.8%-39.8
July 27Restoring full pension benefits terminated by Delphi Corporation's bankruptcy in 2009 (254-175)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
51.4%+48.6
July 21Protecting the right to access and use contraceptives (228-195)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
28.4%-28.4
July 20Authorizing appropriations to several federal departments and agencies for fiscal year 2023 (220-207)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
9.7%-9.7
July 19Repealing the Defense of Marriage Act and requiring states to recognize same-sex and interracial marriages performed out-of-state (267-157)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
58.0%-58.0
July 15Prohibiting restrictions on access to out-of-state abortion services (223-205)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
15.4%-15.4
July 15Prohibiting restrictions on access to abortion services (219-210)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
9.4%-9.4
July 14Authorizing Department of Defense appropriations for fiscal year 2023 (329-101)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
76.2%+23.8
July 13Establishing the Active Shooter Alert Communications Network (260-169)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
55.2%-55.2
June 24Expanding firearm regulations (234-193)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
34.2%-34.2
June 23Improving the collection of data related to sexual orientation and gender identity (220-201)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
14.7%-14.7
June 22Establishing and funding agency for innovations in health care (336-85)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
82.9%+17.1
June 22Reauthorizing mental health and substance use disorder programs (402-20)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.9%+4.1
June 16Developing strategies to lower food and fuel costs (221-204)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
27.8%-27.8
June 15Expanding access to credit, mortgage and banking services (215-207)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
8.5%-8.5
June 14Providing funding for the conservation of fish and wildlife (231-190)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
35.6%-35.6
June 9Allowing federal courts to temporarily prohibit individuals from purchasing and possessing firearms (224-202)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
19.8%-19.8
June 8Changing federal firearms laws, including prohibiting sales of certain weapons to people under 21 years old (223-204)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
19.6%-19.6
May 18Expanding the availability of information on domestic terrorism (222-203)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
14.5%-14.5
May 17Expanding employment and training programs (220-196)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
16.2%-16.2
May 13Reauthorizing block grants for antipoverty activities (246-169)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
50.5%-50.5
May 12Making Transportation Security Administration employees part of the standard federal personnel management system (220-201)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
12.4%-12.4
May 11Making it easier for federally employed firefighters to get workers' compensation (288-131)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
68.6%-68.6
March 31Capping out-of-pocket insulin costs (232-193)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
30.6%-30.6
March 18Prohibiting discrimination based on a person's hair texture or style (235-189)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
35.7%-35.7
March 17Prohibiting certain forced arbitration clauses (222-209)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
20.0%-20.0
March 9The 2022 fiscal year appropriations bill (260-171)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
54.3%-54.3
March 3Expanding health care eligibility for veterans exposed to toxic substances (256-174)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
51.8%-51.8
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)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
18.4%-18.4
Feb. 8Improving the U.S. Postal Service's finances, services and transparency (342-92)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
81.2%+18.8
Feb. 7Ending forced arbitration for sexual assault and sexual harrassment cases (335-97)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
79.3%+20.7
Feb. 4Providing money for semiconductor manufacturing, supply chain improvements and scientific research (222-210)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
14.5%-14.5
Jan. 13Strengthening the Voting Rights Act, campaign finance regulations and election administration rules (220-203)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
9.3%-9.3
Jan. 12Expanding GI Bill eligibility for National Guard and Reserve members (287-135)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
65.9%-65.9
Dec. 15,
2021
Increasing the debt limit (221-209)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
14.1%-14.1
Dec. 14,
2021
Creating a State Department position to monitor and combat Islamophobia around the world (219-212)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
10.2%-10.2
Dec. 9,
2021
Limiting the power of the executive branch and increasing disclosure requirements for presidential and vice presidential candidates (220-208)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
13.7%-13.7
Dec. 2,
2021
Extending government funding (221-212)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
14.2%-14.2
Nov. 19,
2021
Providing money to expand social safety programs, fight climate change and lower health care costs (220-213)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
8.4%-8.4
Nov. 5,
2021
Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (228-206)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
34.2%-34.2
Nov. 4,
2021
Protecting older job applicants from discrimination in the hiring process (224-200)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
22.6%-22.6
Oct. 26,
2021
Reauthorizing and expanding funding for preventing domestic violence (228-200)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
28.0%-28.0
Oct. 22,
2021
Expanding workplace requirements for breastfeeding accommodations (276-149)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
64.6%+35.4
Sept. 29,
2021
Suspending the debt limit through December 16, 2022 (219-212)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
12.7%-12.7
Sept. 24,
2021
Protecting the right to an abortion and health care providers’ ability to provide abortion services (218-211)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
9.9%-9.9
Sept. 21,
2021
Extending government funding and raising the debt ceiling (220-211)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
10.2%-10.2
Aug. 24,
2021
Strengthening the Voting Rights Act (219-212)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
10.2%-10.2
Aug. 24,
2021
$3.5 trillion budget plan (220-212)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
10.2%-10.2
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 (416-11)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.3%+1.7
July 28,
2021
Making appropriations for the State Department, foreign operations and related programs (217-212)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
24.4%-24.4
July 22,
2021
Increasing 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 21,
2021
Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
42.5%-42.5
July 20,
2021
Allowing 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 1,
2021
Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
13.7%-13.7
June 25,
2021
Repealing 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 24,
2021
Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
44.2%-44.2
June 24,
2021
Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
10.4%-10.4
June 24,
2021
Repealing 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 23,
2021
Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
45.7%+54.3
June 17,
2021
Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
57.4%-57.4
May 20,
2021
Providing 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 19,
2021
Establishing 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 18,
2021
Taking 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 14,
2021
Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
79.2%+20.8
May 13,
2021
Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
9.0%-9.0
April 22,
2021
Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
10.4%-10.4
April 21,
2021
Requiring 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 21,
2021
Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
10.5%-10.5
April 16,
2021
Requiring 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 15,
2021
Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
10.6%-10.6
March 18,
2021
Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
47.5%-47.5
March 18,
2021
Creating 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 17,
2021
Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
49.0%+51.0
March 11,
2021
Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
10.2%
March 11,
2021
Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
20.9%
March 10,
2021
Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
8.4%-8.4
March 9,
2021
Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
15.9%-15.9
March 3,
2021
Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
14.4%-14.4
March 3,
2021
Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
14.1%-14.1
Feb. 26,
2021
Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
22.4%-22.4
Feb. 25,
2021
Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
13.5%-13.5
Jan. 21,
2021
Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
78.0%-78.0
Average18.0%33.7%-15.7

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