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.

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%
12.5%
-6.8-6.8
-6.8

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican representative for Florida’s 16th district

DateMeasureBiden positionBuchanan voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
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
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
Average12.5%19.3%-6.8

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