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.

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%
-14.4-14.4
-14.4

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican representative for Florida’s 16th district

DateMeasureBiden positionBuchanan voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
Sept. 15Establishing and expanding whistleblower protections for federal employees (221-203)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
7.7%-7.7
Sept. 15Establishing greater congressional oversight of the U.S. Census Bureau and prohibiting the removal of the bureau director without cause (220-208)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
6.6%-6.6
Sept. 15Prohibiting certain federal positions from losing civil-service status (225-204)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
18.3%-18.3
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)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
4.7%-4.7
July 29Revising restrictions on the possession and exhibition of big cats (278-134)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
61.9%+38.1
July 29Establishing wildfire preparedness and drought resiliency programs (218-199)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
5.2%-5.2
July 29Prohibiting the sale, manufacture, transfer and possession of certain semiautomatic assault weapons and large-capacity magazines (217-213)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
5.4%-5.4
July 28Supporting the domestic production of semiconductors (243-187)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
38.8%-38.8
July 27Extending certain Medicare telehealth flexibilities after the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency (416-12)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.3%+2.7
July 27Establishing programs to support heart-disease research and awareness among the South Asian American population (237-192)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
33.4%-33.4
July 27Restoring full pension benefits terminated by Delphi Corporation's bankruptcy in 2009 (254-175)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
47.0%-47.0
July 21Protecting the right to access and use contraceptives (228-195)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
21.2%-21.2
July 20Authorizing appropriations to several federal departments and agencies for fiscal year 2023 (220-207)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
4.7%-4.7
July 19Repealing the Defense of Marriage Act and requiring states to recognize same-sex and interracial marriages performed out-of-state (267-157)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
51.6%-51.6
July 15Prohibiting restrictions on access to out-of-state abortion services (223-205)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
8.9%-8.9
July 15Prohibiting restrictions on access to abortion services (219-210)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
4.6%-4.6
July 14Authorizing Department of Defense appropriations for fiscal year 2023 (329-101)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
76.1%+23.9
July 13Establishing the Active Shooter Alert Communications Network (260-169)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
50.0%-50.0
June 24Expanding firearm regulations (234-193)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
26.7%-26.7
June 23Improving the collection of data related to sexual orientation and gender identity (220-201)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
8.4%-8.4
June 22Establishing and funding agency for innovations in health care (336-85)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
80.7%+19.3
June 22Reauthorizing mental health and substance use disorder programs (402-20)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.5%+4.5
June 16Developing strategies to lower food and fuel costs (221-204)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
22.0%-22.0
June 15Expanding access to credit, mortgage and banking services (215-207)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
4.1%-4.1
June 14Providing funding for the conservation of fish and wildlife (231-190)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
29.0%-29.0
June 9Allowing federal courts to temporarily prohibit individuals from purchasing and possessing firearms (224-202)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
12.7%-12.7
June 8Changing federal firearms laws, including prohibiting sales of certain weapons to people under 21 years old (223-204)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
12.7%-12.7
May 18Expanding the availability of information on domestic terrorism (222-203)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
8.3%-8.3
May 17Expanding employment and training programs (220-196)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
9.2%-9.2
May 13Reauthorizing block grants for antipoverty activities (246-169)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
45.5%-45.5
May 12Making Transportation Security Administration employees part of the standard federal personnel management system (220-201)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
6.2%-6.2
May 11Making it easier for federally employed firefighters to get workers' compensation (288-131)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
64.6%-64.6
March 31Capping out-of-pocket insulin costs (232-193)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
22.6%-22.6
March 18Prohibiting discrimination based on a person's hair texture or style (235-189)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
28.2%-28.2
March 17Prohibiting certain forced arbitration clauses (222-209)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
13.3%-13.3
March 9The 2022 fiscal year appropriations bill (260-171)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
48.5%-48.5
March 3Expanding health care eligibility for veterans exposed to toxic substances (256-174)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
46.3%-46.3
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)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
10.9%-10.9
Feb. 8Improving the U.S. Postal Service's finances, services and transparency (342-92)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
79.0%-79.0
Feb. 7Ending forced arbitration for sexual assault and sexual harrassment cases (335-97)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
76.9%-76.9
Feb. 4Providing money for semiconductor manufacturing, supply chain improvements and scientific research (222-210)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
8.4%-8.4
Jan. 13Strengthening the Voting Rights Act, campaign finance regulations and election administration rules (220-203)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
4.4%-4.4
Jan. 12Expanding GI Bill eligibility for National Guard and Reserve members (287-135)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
62.4%-62.4
Dec. 15,
2021
Increasing the debt limit (221-209)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
8.0%-8.0
Dec. 14,
2021
Creating a State Department position to monitor and combat Islamophobia around the world (219-212)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
5.0%-5.0
Dec. 9,
2021
Limiting the power of the executive branch and increasing disclosure requirements for presidential and vice presidential candidates (220-208)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
7.7%-7.7
Dec. 2,
2021
Extending government funding (221-212)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
8.0%-8.0
Nov. 19,
2021
Providing money to expand social safety programs, fight climate change and lower health care costs (220-213)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
3.8%-3.8
Nov. 5,
2021
Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (228-206)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
30.1%-30.1
Nov. 4,
2021
Protecting older job applicants from discrimination in the hiring process (224-200)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
14.8%-14.8
Oct. 26,
2021
Reauthorizing and expanding funding for preventing domestic violence (228-200)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
20.2%-20.2
Oct. 22,
2021
Expanding workplace requirements for breastfeeding accommodations (276-149)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
59.1%+40.9
Sept. 29,
2021
Suspending the debt limit through December 16, 2022 (219-212)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
7.0%-7.0
Sept. 24,
2021
Protecting the right to an abortion and health care providers’ ability to provide abortion services (218-211)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
4.8%-4.8
Sept. 21,
2021
Extending government funding and raising the debt ceiling (220-211)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
4.9%-4.9
Aug. 24,
2021
Strengthening the Voting Rights Act (219-212)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
4.9%-4.9
Aug. 24,
2021
$3.5 trillion budget plan (220-212)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
4.9%-4.9
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)
Vern Buchanan'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)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
19.7%-19.7
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)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.3%+3.7
July 21,
2021
Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
35.2%-35.2
July 20,
2021
Allowing 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 1,
2021
Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
7.3%-7.3
June 25,
2021
Repealing 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 24,
2021
Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
35.8%-35.8
June 24,
2021
Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
5.1%-5.1
June 24,
2021
Repealing 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 23,
2021
Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
36.7%
June 17,
2021
Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
53.4%-53.4
May 20,
2021
Providing 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 19,
2021
Establishing 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 18,
2021
Taking 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 14,
2021
Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
76.2%+23.8
May 13,
2021
Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
4.3%-4.3
April 22,
2021
Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
5.1%-5.1
April 21,
2021
Requiring 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 21,
2021
Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
5.1%-5.1
April 16,
2021
Requiring 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 15,
2021
Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
5.1%-5.1
March 18,
2021
Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
40.6%-40.6
March 18,
2021
Creating 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 17,
2021
Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
42.0%-42.0
March 11,
2021
Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
4.9%-4.9
March 11,
2021
Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
13.1%+86.9
March 10,
2021
Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
3.8%-3.8
March 9,
2021
Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
9.0%-9.0
March 3,
2021
Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
8.7%-8.7
March 3,
2021
Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
8.1%-8.1
Feb. 26,
2021
Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
14.6%-14.6
Feb. 25,
2021
Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
No
support
No
7.0%-7.0
Jan. 21,
2021
Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Vern Buchanan's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
77.0%+23.0
Average13.3%27.7%-14.4

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