UPDATED Apr. 29, 2021, at 4:01 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%
7.1%
-19.6-19.6
-19.6

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican representative for Ohio’s 12th district

DateMeasureBiden positionBalderson voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
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
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
Average7.1%26.7%-19.6

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