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.

Bernard SandersI

Independent senator for Vermont

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Sanders votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Sanders’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 Sanders votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Sanders’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
+35.4%
93.8%
-4.8-4.8
-4.8

117th Congress (2021-22)

Independent senator for Vermont

DateMeasureBiden positionSanders 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)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
June 22Expanding voting rights and strengthening campaign finance regulations and ethics rules (50-50)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
June 8Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (49-50)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
June 8Investing in science and technology manufacturing and research (68-32)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
No
support
No
98.5%-98.5
May 28Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (54-35)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
May 19Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (50-48)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
May 11Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (52-47)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
April 29Providing money for safe drinking water and other water infrastructure (89-2)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.5%+0.5
April 28Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (52-42)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
April 22Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (94-1)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
March 22Nomination of Martin Joseph Walsh to be secretary of labor (68-29)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
March 18Nomination of Xavier Becerra to be secretary of health and human services (50-49)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 17Nomination of Katherine C. Tai to be United States trade representative (98-0)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
100.0%
March 16Nomination of Isabella Casillas Guzman to be administrator of the Small Business Administration (81-17)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.5%+0.5
March 15Nomination of Debra Anne Haaland to be secretary of the interior (51-40)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 10Nomination of Michael Stanley Regan to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (66-34)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
March 10Nomination of Merrick Brian Garland to be attorney general (70-30)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
March 10Nomination of Marcia Louise Fudge to be secretary of housing and urban development (66-34)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.4%+0.6
March 6Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (50-49)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
March 2Nomination of Cecilia Elena Rouse to be chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers (95-4)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
March 2Nomination of Gina Marie Raimondo to be secretary of commerce (84-15)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
March 1Nomination of Miguel A. Cardona to be secretary of education (64-33)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Feb. 25Nomination of Jennifer Mulhern Granholm to be secretary of energy (64-35)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.5%+0.5
Feb. 23Nomination of Linda Thomas-Greenfield to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations (78-21)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.1%+0.9
Feb. 23Nomination of Thomas J. Vilsack to be secretary of agriculture (92-7)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
No
support
No
93.9%-93.9
Feb. 8Nomination of Denis Richard McDonough to be secretary of veterans affairs (87-7)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.9%+1.1
Feb. 2Nomination of Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas to be secretary of homeland security (56-43)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
Feb. 2Nomination of Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg to be secretary of transportation (86-13)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.1%+0.9
Jan. 26Nomination of Antony John Blinken to be secretary of state (78-22)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
Jan. 25Nomination of Janet Louise Yellen to be secretary of the treasury (84-15)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
Jan. 22Nomination of Lloyd James Austin to be secretary of defense (93-2)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
Jan. 21Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (69-27)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
67.1%+32.9
Jan. 20Nomination of Avril Danica Haines to be director of national intelligence (84-10)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.4%+0.6
Average93.8%98.5%-4.8

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