UPDATED Mar. 9, 2022, at 9:10 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.

Benjamin L. CardinD

Democratic senator for Maryland

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Cardin votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Cardin’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 Cardin votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Cardin’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
+33.2%
100.0%
+3.0+3.0
+3.0

117th Congress (2021-22)

Democratic senator for Maryland

DateMeasureBiden positionCardin voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
March 8Improving the U.S. Postal Service's finances, services and transparency (79-19)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.3%+1.7
March 3Providing for congressional disapproval of the national COVID-19 emergency declaration (48-47)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
No
oppose
No
99.9%-99.9
March 2Providing for congressional disapproval of vaccine mandates for health care workers (49-44)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
No
oppose
No
99.8%-99.8
Jan. 19Keeping Senate filibuster rules in place to block voting-rights legislation (52-48)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
No
oppose
No
100.0%-100.0
Jan. 13Imposing additional sanctions over a Russian gas pipeline (55-44)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
No
oppose
No
98.9%-98.9
Dec. 14, 2021Increasing the debt limit (50-49)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
Dec. 8, 2021Providing for congressional disapproval of COVID-19 vaccine and testing mandates for large businesses (52-48)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
No
oppose
No
100.0%-100.0
Dec. 7, 2021Providing for congressional disapproval of the sale of certain weapons to Saudi Arabia (30-67)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
No
oppose
No
24.0%-24.0
Dec. 2, 2021Extending government funding (69-28)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
Aug. 11, 2021$3.5 trillion budget plan (50-49)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
Aug. 10, 2021Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (69-30)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.2%+0.8
July 29, 2021Providing emergency funding for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack and for the expansion of the Afghan visa program (98-0)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
June 22, 2021Expanding voting rights and strengthening campaign finance regulations and ethics rules (50-50)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
June 8, 2021Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (49-50)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
June 8, 2021Investing in science and technology manufacturing and research (68-32)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.1%+1.9
May 28, 2021Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (54-35)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
May 19, 2021Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (50-48)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
May 11, 2021Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (52-47)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.7%+0.3
April 29, 2021Providing money for safe drinking water and other water infrastructure (89-2)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
99.5%
April 28, 2021Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (52-42)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
April 22, 2021Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (94-1)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
March 22, 2021Nomination of Martin Joseph Walsh to be secretary of labor (68-29)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
March 18, 2021Nomination of Xavier Becerra to be secretary of health and human services (50-49)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 17, 2021Nomination of Katherine C. Tai to be United States trade representative (98-0)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 16, 2021Nomination of Isabella Casillas Guzman to be administrator of the Small Business Administration (81-17)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.4%+0.6
March 15, 2021Nomination of Debra Anne Haaland to be secretary of the interior (51-40)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 10, 2021Nomination of Michael Stanley Regan to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (66-34)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
March 10, 2021Nomination of Merrick Brian Garland to be attorney general (70-30)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.7%+0.3
March 10, 2021Nomination of Marcia Louise Fudge to be secretary of housing and urban development (66-34)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.2%+0.8
March 6, 2021Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (50-49)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
March 2, 2021Nomination of Cecilia Elena Rouse to be chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers (95-4)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
March 2, 2021Nomination of Gina Marie Raimondo to be secretary of commerce (84-15)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
March 1, 2021Nomination of Miguel A. Cardona to be secretary of education (64-33)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
Feb. 25, 2021Nomination of Jennifer Mulhern Granholm to be secretary of energy (64-35)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.3%+0.7
Feb. 23, 2021Nomination of Linda Thomas-Greenfield to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations (78-21)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.9%+1.1
Feb. 23, 2021Nomination of Thomas J. Vilsack to be secretary of agriculture (92-7)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.9%+6.1
Feb. 8, 2021Nomination of Denis Richard McDonough to be secretary of veterans affairs (87-7)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.8%+1.2
Feb. 2, 2021Nomination of Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas to be secretary of homeland security (56-43)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
Feb. 2, 2021Nomination of Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg to be secretary of transportation (86-13)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.0%+1.0
Jan. 26, 2021Nomination of Antony John Blinken to be secretary of state (78-22)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
Jan. 25, 2021Nomination of Janet Louise Yellen to be secretary of the treasury (84-15)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
Jan. 22, 2021Nomination of Lloyd James Austin to be secretary of defense (93-2)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
Jan. 21, 2021Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (69-27)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
67.4%+32.6
Jan. 20, 2021Nomination of Avril Danica Haines to be director of national intelligence (84-10)
Benjamin L. Cardin's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.3%+0.7
Average100.0%97.0%+3.0

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