UPDATED Jul. 30, 2021, at 10:36 AM

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.

Ben SasseR

Republican senator for Nebraska

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Sasse votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Sasse’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 Sasse votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Sasse’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
-19.1%
42.4%
-11.8-11.8
-11.8

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican senator for Nebraska

DateMeasureBiden positionSasse voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
July 29Providing emergency funding for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack and for the expansion of the Afghan visa program (98-0)
Ben Sasse's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
June 22Expanding voting rights and strengthening campaign finance regulations and ethics rules (50-50)
Ben Sasse's Vote:
No
support
No
8.8%-8.8
June 8Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (49-50)
Ben Sasse's Vote:
No
support
No
8.8%-8.8
June 8Investing in science and technology manufacturing and research (68-32)
Ben Sasse's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
48.0%+52.0
May 28Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (54-35)
Ben Sasse's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
22.2%+77.8
May 19Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (50-48)
Ben Sasse's Vote:
No
support
No
9.6%-9.6
May 11Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (52-47)
Ben Sasse's Vote:
No
support
No
16.9%-16.9
April 29Providing money for safe drinking water and other water infrastructure (89-2)
Ben Sasse's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.8%+3.2
April 28Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (52-42)
Ben Sasse's Vote:
No
support
No
12.2%-12.2
April 22Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (94-1)
Ben Sasse's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.4%+1.6
March 22Nomination of Martin Joseph Walsh to be secretary of labor (68-29)
Ben Sasse's Vote:
No
support
No
47.8%-47.8
March 18Nomination of Xavier Becerra to be secretary of health and human services (50-49)
Ben Sasse's Vote:
No
support
No
8.6%-8.6
March 17Nomination of Katherine C. Tai to be United States trade representative (98-0)
Ben Sasse's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 16Nomination of Isabella Casillas Guzman to be administrator of the Small Business Administration (81-17)
Ben Sasse's Vote:
No
support
No
71.8%-71.8
March 15Nomination of Debra Anne Haaland to be secretary of the interior (51-40)
Ben Sasse's Vote:
No
support
No
14.7%-14.7
March 10Nomination of Michael Stanley Regan to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (66-34)
Ben Sasse's Vote:
No
support
No
38.0%-38.0
March 10Nomination of Merrick Brian Garland to be attorney general (70-30)
Ben Sasse's Vote:
No
support
No
48.2%-48.2
March 10Nomination of Marcia Louise Fudge to be secretary of housing and urban development (66-34)
Ben Sasse's Vote:
No
support
No
42.8%-42.8
March 6Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (50-49)
Ben Sasse's Vote:
No
support
No
9.2%-9.2
March 2Nomination of Cecilia Elena Rouse to be chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers (95-4)
Ben Sasse's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.8%+6.2
March 2Nomination of Gina Marie Raimondo to be secretary of commerce (84-15)
Ben Sasse's Vote:
No
support
No
74.9%-74.9
March 1Nomination of Miguel A. Cardona to be secretary of education (64-33)
Ben Sasse's Vote:
No
support
No
36.0%-36.0
Feb. 25Nomination of Jennifer Mulhern Granholm to be secretary of energy (64-35)
Ben Sasse's Vote:
No
support
No
40.2%-40.2
Feb. 23Nomination of Linda Thomas-Greenfield to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations (78-21)
Ben Sasse's Vote:
No
support
No
66.4%-66.4
Feb. 23Nomination of Thomas J. Vilsack to be secretary of agriculture (92-7)
Ben Sasse's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.5%+7.5
Feb. 8Nomination of Denis Richard McDonough to be secretary of veterans affairs (87-7)
Ben Sasse's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
88.5%+11.5
Feb. 2Nomination of Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas to be secretary of homeland security (56-43)
Ben Sasse's Vote:
No
support
No
21.9%-21.9
Feb. 2Nomination of Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg to be secretary of transportation (86-13)
Ben Sasse's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
79.9%+20.1
Jan. 26Nomination of Antony John Blinken to be secretary of state (78-22)
Ben Sasse's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
62.5%+37.5
Jan. 25Nomination of Janet Louise Yellen to be secretary of the treasury (84-15)
Ben Sasse's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
75.4%+24.6
Jan. 22Nomination of Lloyd James Austin to be secretary of defense (93-2)
Ben Sasse's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.8%+3.2
Jan. 21Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (69-27)
Ben Sasse's Vote:
No
support
No
74.0%-74.0
Jan. 20Nomination of Avril Danica Haines to be director of national intelligence (84-10)
Ben Sasse's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
83.6%+16.4
Average42.4%54.2%-11.8

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