UPDATED Mar. 9, 2022, at 9:10 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%
17.0%
-15.5-15.5
-15.5

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican representative for Ohio’s 12th district

DateMeasureBiden positionBalderson voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
March 3Expanding health care eligibility for veterans exposed to toxins (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, 2021Increasing the debt limit (221-209)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
14.1%-14.1
Dec. 14, 2021Creating 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, 2021Limiting 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, 2021Extending government funding (221-212)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
14.2%-14.2
Nov. 19, 2021Providing 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, 2021Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (228-206)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
34.2%-34.2
Nov. 4, 2021Protecting older job applicants from discrimination in the hiring process (224-200)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
22.6%-22.6
Oct. 26, 2021Reauthorizing and expanding funding for preventing domestic violence (228-200)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
28.0%-28.0
Oct. 22, 2021Expanding workplace requirements for breastfeeding accommodations (276-149)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
64.6%+35.4
Sept. 29, 2021Suspending the debt limit through December 16, 2022 (219-212)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
12.7%-12.7
Sept. 24, 2021Protecting 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, 2021Extending government funding and raising the debt ceiling (220-211)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
10.2%-10.2
Aug. 24, 2021Strengthening 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, 2021Providing 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, 2021Making 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, 2021Increasing 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, 2021Requiring 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, 2021Allowing 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, 2021Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
13.7%-13.7
June 25, 2021Repealing 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, 2021Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
44.2%-44.2
June 24, 2021Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
10.4%-10.4
June 24, 2021Repealing 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, 2021Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
45.7%+54.3
June 17, 2021Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
57.4%-57.4
May 20, 2021Providing 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, 2021Establishing 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, 2021Taking 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, 2021Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
79.2%+20.8
May 13, 2021Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
9.0%-9.0
April 22, 2021Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
10.4%-10.4
April 21, 2021Requiring 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, 2021Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
10.5%-10.5
April 16, 2021Requiring 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, 2021Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
10.6%-10.6
March 18, 2021Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
47.5%-47.5
March 18, 2021Creating 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, 2021Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
49.0%+51.0
March 11, 2021Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
10.2%
March 11, 2021Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
20.9%
March 10, 2021Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
8.4%-8.4
March 9, 2021Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
15.9%-15.9
March 3, 2021Expanding 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, 2021Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
14.1%-14.1
Feb. 26, 2021Protecting 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, 2021Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
13.5%-13.5
Jan. 21, 2021Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Troy Balderson's Vote:
No
support
No
78.0%-78.0
Average17.0%32.5%-15.5

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