UPDATED Sep. 28, 2022, at 3:37 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.

Alex PadillaD

Democratic senator for California

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Padilla votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Padilla’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 Padilla votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Padilla’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
+29.2%
98.1%
+0.7+0.7
+0.7

117th Congress (2021-22)

Democratic senator for California

DateMeasureBiden positionPadilla voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
Aug. 7Allowing 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 (50-50)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.7%+0.3
Aug. 4Providing congressional disapproval of a rule that restored environmental regulations (50-47)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
No
oppose
No
100.0%-100.0
July 27Supporting the domestic production of semiconductors (64-33)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.4%+1.6
June 23Expanding firearm regulations (65-33)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
June 16Expanding health care eligibility for veterans exposed to toxic substances (84-14)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.6%+0.4
May 26Providing congressional disapproval of a policy concerning federal asylum procedures (46-48)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
No
oppose
No
99.9%-99.9
May 3Providing for congressional disapproval of vaccine and mask requirements in Head Start programs (55-41)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
No
oppose
No
100.0%-100.0
April 7Nomination of Ketanji Brown Jackson to be an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (53-47)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
March 15Providing congressional disapproval of the CDC's requirement of masks on planes, trains and buses (57-40)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
No
oppose
No
99.6%-99.6
March 15Nomination of Shalanda D. Young to be director of the Office of Management and Budget (61-36)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.2%+0.8
March 10The 2022 fiscal year appropriations bill (68-31)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.6%+1.4
March 8Improving the U.S. Postal Service's finances, services and transparency (79-19)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.7%+2.3
March 3Providing for congressional disapproval of the national COVID-19 emergency declaration (48-47)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Not Voting
oppose
Didn't Vote
99.7%
March 2Providing for congressional disapproval of vaccine mandates for health care workers (49-44)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Not Voting
oppose
Didn't Vote
99.5%
Jan. 19Keeping Senate filibuster rules in place to block voting-rights legislation (52-48)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
No
oppose
No
100.0%-100.0
Jan. 13Imposing additional sanctions over a Russian gas pipeline (55-44)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
No
oppose
No
97.8%-97.8
Dec. 14,
2021
Increasing the debt limit (50-49)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.7%+0.3
Dec. 8,
2021
Providing for congressional disapproval of COVID-19 vaccine and testing mandates for large businesses (52-48)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
No
oppose
No
100.0%-100.0
Dec. 7,
2021
Providing for congressional disapproval of the sale of certain weapons to Saudi Arabia (30-67)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
29.1%+70.9
Dec. 2,
2021
Extending government funding (69-28)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.5%+0.5
Aug. 11,
2021
$3.5 trillion budget plan (50-49)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.7%+0.3
Aug. 10,
2021
Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (69-30)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.7%+1.3
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 (98-0)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
June 22,
2021
Expanding voting rights and strengthening campaign finance regulations and ethics rules (50-50)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.7%+0.3
June 8,
2021
Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (49-50)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.7%+0.3
June 8,
2021
Investing in science and technology manufacturing and research (68-32)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.2%+2.8
May 28,
2021
Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (54-35)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
May 19,
2021
Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (50-48)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.7%+0.3
May 11,
2021
Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (52-47)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.3%+0.7
April 29,
2021
Providing money for safe drinking water and other water infrastructure (89-2)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.4%+0.6
April 28,
2021
Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (52-42)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
April 22,
2021
Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (94-1)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
March 22,
2021
Nomination of Martin Joseph Walsh to be secretary of labor (68-29)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.5%+0.5
March 18,
2021
Nomination of Xavier Becerra to be secretary of health and human services (50-49)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
March 17,
2021
Nomination of Katherine C. Tai to be United States trade representative (98-0)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 16,
2021
Nomination of Isabella Casillas Guzman to be administrator of the Small Business Administration (81-17)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.1%+0.9
March 15,
2021
Nomination of Debra Anne Haaland to be secretary of the interior (51-40)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
March 10,
2021
Nomination of Michael Stanley Regan to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (66-34)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.7%+0.3
March 10,
2021
Nomination of Merrick Brian Garland to be attorney general (70-30)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.5%+0.5
March 10,
2021
Nomination of Marcia Louise Fudge to be secretary of housing and urban development (66-34)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.7%+1.3
March 6,
2021
Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (50-49)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.7%+0.3
March 2,
2021
Nomination of Cecilia Elena Rouse to be chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers (95-4)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.7%+0.3
March 2,
2021
Nomination of Gina Marie Raimondo to be secretary of commerce (84-15)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.7%+0.3
March 1,
2021
Nomination of Miguel A. Cardona to be secretary of education (64-33)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
Feb. 25,
2021
Nomination of Jennifer Mulhern Granholm to be secretary of energy (64-35)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.8%+1.2
Feb. 23,
2021
Nomination of Linda Thomas-Greenfield to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations (78-21)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.4%+1.6
Feb. 23,
2021
Nomination of Thomas J. Vilsack to be secretary of agriculture (92-7)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.8%+6.2
Feb. 8,
2021
Nomination of Denis Richard McDonough to be secretary of veterans affairs (87-7)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.5%+1.5
Feb. 2,
2021
Nomination of Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas to be secretary of homeland security (56-43)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.6%+0.4
Feb. 2,
2021
Nomination of Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg to be secretary of transportation (86-13)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.6%+1.4
Jan. 26,
2021
Nomination of Antony John Blinken to be secretary of state (78-22)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
Jan. 25,
2021
Nomination of Janet Louise Yellen to be secretary of the treasury (84-15)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
Jan. 22,
2021
Nomination of Lloyd James Austin to be secretary of defense (93-2)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
Jan. 21,
2021
Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (69-27)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
67.9%+32.1
Jan. 20,
2021
Nomination of Avril Danica Haines to be director of national intelligence (84-10)
Alex Padilla's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.0%+1.0
Average98.1%97.4%+0.7

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