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Tracking Congress In The Age Of Trump

An updating tally of how often every member of the House and the Senate votes with or against the president.

Abby Finkenauer

D
Democratic representative for Iowa’s 1st District
Trump score
How often Finkenauer votes in line with Trump’s position
Trump margin
Trump’s share of the vote in the 2016 election in the member’s state or district minus Clinton’s
Predicted score
How often Finkenauer is expected to support Trump based on Trump’s 2016 margin
Trump plus-minus
Difference between Finkenauer’s actual and predicted Trump-support scores
Career
0.0%
+3.5 
31.3%
-31.3 
116th Congress
0.0%
+3.5 
31.3%
-31.3 
Trump score
How often Finkenauer votes in line with Trump’s position
0.0%
Trump margin
Trump’s share of the vote in the 2016 election in the member’s state or district minus Clinton’s
+3.5 
Predicted score
How often Finkenauer is expected to support Trump based on Trump’s 2016 margin
31.3%
Trump plus-minus
Difference between Finkenauer’s actual and predicted Trump-support scores
-31.3 

116th Congress (2019-20)

Democratic representative for Iowa’s 1st District
DateMeasureTrump PositionFinkenauer VoteAgree with Trump?Likelihood of agreementPlus-minus
June 26 Funding the Treasury Department, the IRS, the Executive Office of the President and other agencies (224-196)
Trump Position
oppose
Finkenauer Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
48.3%
Plus-minus
-48.3
June 25 Providing humanitarian aid for the U.S.-Mexico border (230-195)
Trump Position
oppose
Finkenauer Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
51.8%
Plus-minus
-51.8
June 25 Funding the Department of Commerce, the Department of Justice and several other parts of the government (227-194)
Trump Position
oppose
Finkenauer Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
37.6%
Plus-minus
-37.6
June 19 Funding much of the federal government, including the departments of Defense, Labor, Education, State, and Health and Human Services (226-203)
Trump Position
oppose
Finkenauer Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
54.8%
Plus-minus
-54.8
June 4 Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (237-187)
Trump Position
oppose
Finkenauer Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
26.9%
Plus-minus
-26.9
May 22 Reversing changes to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (231-191)
Trump Position
oppose
Finkenauer Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
35.8%
Plus-minus
-35.8
May 16 Lowering prescription drug costs and reversing changes to the Affordable Care Act (234-183)
Trump Position
oppose
Finkenauer Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
29.9%
Plus-minus
-29.9
May 15 Reaffirming the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe reservation in Massachusetts (275-146)
Trump Position
oppose
Finkenauer Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
27.2%
Plus-minus
-27.2
May 10 Providing disaster relief money, including additional aid for Puerto Rico (257-150)
Trump Position
oppose
Finkenauer Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
23.9%
Plus-minus
-23.9
May 9 Blocking the Trump administration from granting Affordable Care Act waivers to states (230-183)
Trump Position
oppose
Finkenauer Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
30.5%
Plus-minus
-30.5
May 2 Blocking President Trump from withdrawing from the Paris agreement on climate change (231-190)
Trump Position
oppose
Finkenauer Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
33.2%
Plus-minus
-33.2
April 10 Restoring net neutrality regulations (232-190)
Trump Position
oppose
Finkenauer Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
35.7%
Plus-minus
-35.7
April 4 Ending U.S. military assistance to Saudi-led forces in the war in Yemen (247-175)
Trump Position
oppose
Finkenauer Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
35.7%
Plus-minus
-35.7
April 3 Condemning the Trump administration for calling on courts to invalidate the Affordable Care Act (240-186)
Trump Position
oppose
Finkenauer Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
24.9%
Plus-minus
-24.9
March 28 Opposing a ban on openly transgender people serving in the military (238-185)
Trump Position
oppose
Finkenauer Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
28.2%
Plus-minus
-28.2
March 26 Overriding President Trump’s veto of a bill that overturned his emergency declaration for border wall funding (248-181)
Trump Position
oppose
Finkenauer Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
28.3%
Plus-minus
-28.3
March 8 Updating ethics rules, expanding voting rights and requiring presidential candidates to disclose tax returns (234-193)
Trump Position
oppose
Finkenauer Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
36.4%
Plus-minus
-36.4
Feb. 28 Giving law enforcement agencies more time to conduct background checks for gun sales (228-198)
Trump Position
oppose
Finkenauer Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
31.3%
Plus-minus
-31.3
Feb. 27 Requiring background checks for all firearm sales (240-190)
Trump Position
oppose
Finkenauer Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
15.7%
Plus-minus
-15.7
Feb. 26 Overturning President Trump’s emergency declaration for border wall funding (245-182)
Trump Position
oppose
Finkenauer Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
28.5%
Plus-minus
-28.5
Feb. 13 Ending U.S. military assistance to Saudi-led forces in the war in Yemen (248-177)
Trump Position
oppose
Finkenauer Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
35.1%
Plus-minus
-35.1
Jan. 24 Funding the Department of Homeland Security through Feb. 28, without money for a border wall (231-180)
Trump Position
oppose
Finkenauer Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
42.8%
Plus-minus
-42.8
Jan. 23 Funding most of the federal government through Sept. 30, without money for a border wall (234-180)
Trump Position
oppose
Finkenauer Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
39.8%
Plus-minus
-39.8
Jan. 23 Funding the federal government through Feb. 28, without money for a border wall (229-184)
Trump Position
oppose
Finkenauer Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
42.6%
Plus-minus
-42.6
Jan. 17 Disapproving of the Trump administration’s plan to lift sanctions on three Russian companies (362-53)
Trump Position
oppose
Finkenauer Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
5.6%
Plus-minus
-5.6
Jan. 16 Providing disaster relief money and funding the government through Feb. 8, without money for a border wall (237-187)
Trump Position
oppose
Finkenauer Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
26.4%
Plus-minus
-26.4
Jan. 15 Funding the federal government through Feb. 1, without money for a border wall (237-187)
Trump Position
oppose
Finkenauer Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
26.4%
Plus-minus
-26.4
Jan. 11 Funding the Department of the Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency and related agencies (240-179)
Trump Position
oppose
Finkenauer Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
23.7%
Plus-minus
-23.7
Jan. 10 Funding the Department of Agriculture, the Food and Drug Administration and related agencies (243-183)
Trump Position
oppose
Finkenauer Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
24.0%
Plus-minus
-24.0
Jan. 10 Funding the Department of Transportation, the Department of Housing and Urban Development and related agencies (244-180)
Trump Position
oppose
Finkenauer Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
22.5%
Plus-minus
-22.5
Jan. 9 Funding the Treasury Department, the Internal Revenue Service and several other government agencies (240-188)
Trump Position
oppose
Finkenauer Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
25.9%
Plus-minus
-25.9
Jan. 3 Funding most of the federal agencies affected by the government shutdown (241-190)
Trump Position
oppose
Finkenauer Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
26.6%
Plus-minus
-26.6
Jan. 3 Providing short-term funding for the Department of Homeland Security, without money for a border wall (239-192)
Trump Position
oppose
Finkenauer Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
27.9%
Plus-minus
-27.9
Average
0.0%
31.3%
-31.3

Members’ “likelihood of agreement” scores on each vote are calculated using a regression for which the input is Trump’s 2016 vote margin in every member’s state or district and the output is the probability that a member will vote for the bill. The plus-minus on each vote is the difference between the member’s vote (100 percent for a “yes,” 0 percent for a “no”) and the likelihood of agreement. Averages do not include missed votes. How this works »

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