UPDATED Jul. 21, 2021, at 4:15 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.

Vern BuchananR

Republican representative for Florida’s 16th district

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Buchanan votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Buchanan’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 Buchanan votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Buchanan’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
-8.1%
13.3%
-10.9-10.9
-10.9

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican representative for Florida’s 16th district

DateMeasureBiden positionBuchanan voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
July 21Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
35.2%-35.2
July 20Allowing the Federal Trade Commission to recover money for victims of illegal business practices (221-205)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
13.8%-13.8
July 1Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
7.3%-7.3
June 25Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (229-191)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
20.8%-20.8
June 24Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
35.8%-35.8
June 24Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
5.1%-5.1
June 24Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (218-208)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
8.0%-8.0
June 23Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
36.7%
June 17Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
53.4%-53.4
May 20Providing money for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack (213-212)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
21.6%-21.6
May 19Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (252-175)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
44.8%-44.8
May 18Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (364-62)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
87.7%+12.3
May 14Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
76.2%+23.8
May 13Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
4.3%-4.3
April 22Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
5.1%-5.1
April 21Requiring that people detained while trying to enter the country have access to legal counsel (217-207)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
5.1%-5.1
April 21Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
5.1%-5.1
April 16Requiring health care and social service employers to have plans for preventing workplace violence (254-166)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
48.5%-48.5
April 15Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
5.1%-5.1
March 18Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
40.6%-40.6
March 18Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (228-197)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
16.8%-16.8
March 17Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
42.0%-42.0
March 11Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
4.9%-4.9
March 11Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
13.1%+86.9
March 10Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
3.8%-3.8
March 9Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
9.0%-9.0
March 3Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
8.7%-8.7
March 3Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
8.1%-8.1
Feb. 26Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
14.6%-14.6
Feb. 25Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
7.0%-7.0
Jan. 21Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
77.0%+23.0
Average13.3%24.3%-10.9

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