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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.

Chip Roy

R
Republican representative for Texas’s 21st District
Trump score
How often Roy 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 Roy is expected to support Trump based on Trump’s 2016 margin
Trump plus-minus
Difference between Roy’s actual and predicted Trump-support scores
Career
90.6%
+10.0 
61.6%
+29.0 
116th Congress
90.6%
+10.0 
61.6%
+29.0 
Trump score
How often Roy votes in line with Trump’s position
90.6%
Trump margin
Trump’s share of the vote in the 2016 election in the member’s state or district minus Clinton’s
+10.0 
Predicted score
How often Roy is expected to support Trump based on Trump’s 2016 margin
61.6%
Trump plus-minus
Difference between Roy’s actual and predicted Trump-support scores
+29.0 

116th Congress (2019-20)

Republican representative for Texas’s 21st District
DateMeasureTrump PositionRoy 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
Roy Vote
No
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
75.6%
Plus-minus
+24.4
June 25 Providing humanitarian aid for the U.S.-Mexico border (230-195)
Trump Position
oppose
Roy Vote
No
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
65.9%
Plus-minus
+34.1
June 25 Funding the Department of Commerce, the Department of Justice and several other parts of the government (227-194)
Trump Position
oppose
Roy Vote
No
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
72.4%
Plus-minus
+27.6
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
Roy Vote
No
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
68.9%
Plus-minus
+31.1
June 4 Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (237-187)
Trump Position
oppose
Roy Vote
No
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
63.2%
Plus-minus
+36.8
May 22 Reversing changes to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (231-191)
Trump Position
oppose
Roy Vote
No
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
70.6%
Plus-minus
+29.4
May 16 Lowering prescription drug costs and reversing changes to the Affordable Care Act (234-183)
Trump Position
oppose
Roy Vote
No
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
67.3%
Plus-minus
+32.7
May 15 Reaffirming the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe reservation in Massachusetts (275-146)
Trump Position
oppose
Roy Vote
No
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
38.9%
Plus-minus
+61.1
May 10 Providing disaster relief money, including additional aid for Puerto Rico (257-150)
Trump Position
oppose
Roy Vote
No
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
40.6%
Plus-minus
+59.4
May 9 Blocking the Trump administration from granting Affordable Care Act waivers to states (230-183)
Trump Position
oppose
Roy Vote
No
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
65.6%
Plus-minus
+34.4
May 2 Blocking President Trump from withdrawing from the Paris agreement on climate change (231-190)
Trump Position
oppose
Roy Vote
No
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
68.5%
Plus-minus
+31.5
April 10 Restoring net neutrality regulations (232-190)
Trump Position
oppose
Roy Vote
No
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
68.9%
Plus-minus
+31.1
April 4 Ending U.S. military assistance to Saudi-led forces in the war in Yemen (247-175)
Trump Position
oppose
Roy Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
52.1%
Plus-minus
-52.1
April 3 Condemning the Trump administration for calling on courts to invalidate the Affordable Care Act (240-186)
Trump Position
oppose
Roy Vote
No
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
66.0%
Plus-minus
+34.0
March 28 Opposing a ban on openly transgender people serving in the military (238-185)
Trump Position
oppose
Roy Vote
No
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
63.8%
Plus-minus
+36.2
March 26 Overriding President Trump’s veto of a bill that overturned his emergency declaration for border wall funding (248-181)
Trump Position
oppose
Roy Vote
No
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
54.9%
Plus-minus
+45.1
March 8 Updating ethics rules, expanding voting rights and requiring presidential candidates to disclose tax returns (234-193)
Trump Position
oppose
Roy Vote
No
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
71.4%
Plus-minus
+28.6
Feb. 28 Giving law enforcement agencies more time to conduct background checks for gun sales (228-198)
Trump Position
oppose
Roy Vote
No
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
82.5%
Plus-minus
+17.5
Feb. 27 Requiring background checks for all firearm sales (240-190)
Trump Position
oppose
Roy Vote
No
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
68.5%
Plus-minus
+31.5
Feb. 26 Overturning President Trump’s emergency declaration for border wall funding (245-182)
Trump Position
oppose
Roy Vote
No
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
55.0%
Plus-minus
+45.0
Feb. 13 Ending U.S. military assistance to Saudi-led forces in the war in Yemen (248-177)
Trump Position
oppose
Roy Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
51.3%
Plus-minus
-51.3
Jan. 24 Funding the Department of Homeland Security through Feb. 28, without money for a border wall (231-180)
Trump Position
oppose
Roy Vote
No
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
65.2%
Plus-minus
+34.8
Jan. 23 Funding most of the federal government through Sept. 30, without money for a border wall (234-180)
Trump Position
oppose
Roy Vote
No
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
61.1%
Plus-minus
+38.9
Jan. 23 Funding the federal government through Feb. 28, without money for a border wall (229-184)
Trump Position
oppose
Roy Vote
No
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
64.9%
Plus-minus
+35.1
Jan. 17 Disapproving of the Trump administration’s plan to lift sanctions on three Russian companies (362-53)
Trump Position
oppose
Roy Vote
Yes
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
8.9%
Plus-minus
-8.9
Jan. 16 Providing disaster relief money and funding the government through Feb. 8, without money for a border wall (237-187)
Trump Position
oppose
Roy Vote
No
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
64.8%
Plus-minus
+35.2
Jan. 15 Funding the federal government through Feb. 1, without money for a border wall (237-187)
Trump Position
oppose
Roy Vote
No
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
64.8%
Plus-minus
+35.2
Jan. 11 Funding the Department of the Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency and related agencies (240-179)
Trump Position
oppose
Roy Vote
No
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
59.1%
Plus-minus
+40.9
Jan. 10 Funding the Department of Agriculture, the Food and Drug Administration and related agencies (243-183)
Trump Position
oppose
Roy Vote
No
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
59.5%
Plus-minus
+40.5
Jan. 10 Funding the Department of Transportation, the Department of Housing and Urban Development and related agencies (244-180)
Trump Position
oppose
Roy Vote
Not voting
Agree with Trump?
——
Likelihood of agreement
56.9%
Plus-minus
——
Jan. 9 Funding the Treasury Department, the Internal Revenue Service and several other government agencies (240-188)
Trump Position
oppose
Roy Vote
No
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
62.0%
Plus-minus
+38.0
Jan. 3 Funding most of the federal agencies affected by the government shutdown (241-190)
Trump Position
oppose
Roy Vote
No
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
63.8%
Plus-minus
+36.2
Jan. 3 Providing short-term funding for the Department of Homeland Security, without money for a border wall (239-192)
Trump Position
oppose
Roy Vote
No
Agree with Trump?
Likelihood of agreement
66.3%
Plus-minus
+33.7
Average
90.6%
61.6%
+29.0

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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