UPDATED Sep. 19, 2022, at 2:32 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.

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%
92.6%
-5.0-5.0
-5.0

117th Congress (2021-22)

Independent senator for Vermont

DateMeasureBiden positionSanders 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)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
Aug. 4Providing congressional disapproval of a rule that restored environmental regulations (50-47)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
No
oppose
No
100.0%-100.0
July 27Supporting the domestic production of semiconductors (64-33)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
No
support
No
99.3%-99.3
June 23Expanding firearm regulations (65-33)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
June 16Expanding health care eligibility for veterans exposed to toxic substances (84-14)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
May 26Providing congressional disapproval of a policy concerning federal asylum procedures (46-48)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
No
oppose
No
100.0%-100.0
May 3Providing for congressional disapproval of vaccine and mask requirements in Head Start programs (55-41)
Bernard Sanders'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)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 15Providing congressional disapproval of the CDC's requirement of masks on planes, trains and buses (57-40)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
No
oppose
No
99.9%-99.9
March 15Nomination of Shalanda D. Young to be director of the Office of Management and Budget (61-36)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.7%+0.3
March 10The 2022 fiscal year appropriations bill (68-31)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.3%+0.7
March 8Improving the U.S. Postal Service's finances, services and transparency (79-19)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.6%+1.4
March 3Providing for congressional disapproval of the national COVID-19 emergency declaration (48-47)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
No
oppose
No
99.9%-99.9
March 2Providing for congressional disapproval of vaccine mandates for health care workers (49-44)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
No
oppose
No
99.9%-99.9
Jan. 19Keeping Senate filibuster rules in place to block voting-rights legislation (52-48)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
No
oppose
No
100.0%-100.0
Jan. 13Imposing additional sanctions over a Russian gas pipeline (55-44)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
No
oppose
No
99.3%-99.3
Dec. 14,
2021
Increasing the debt limit (50-49)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
Dec. 8,
2021
Providing for congressional disapproval of COVID-19 vaccine and testing mandates for large businesses (52-48)
Bernard Sanders'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)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
21.5%+78.5
Dec. 2,
2021
Extending government funding (69-28)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
Aug. 11,
2021
$3.5 trillion budget plan (50-49)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
Aug. 10,
2021
Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (69-30)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.4%+0.6
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)
Bernard Sanders'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)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
June 8,
2021
Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (49-50)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
June 8,
2021
Investing in science and technology manufacturing and research (68-32)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
No
support
No
98.5%-98.5
May 28,
2021
Establishing 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 19,
2021
Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (50-48)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
May 11,
2021
Repealing 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 29,
2021
Providing money for safe drinking water and other water infrastructure (89-2)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.5%+0.5
April 28,
2021
Repealing 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 22,
2021
Taking 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 22,
2021
Nomination of Martin Joseph Walsh to be secretary of labor (68-29)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
March 18,
2021
Nomination 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 17,
2021
Nomination 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 16,
2021
Nomination 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 15,
2021
Nomination of Debra Anne Haaland to be secretary of the interior (51-40)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 10,
2021
Nomination 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 10,
2021
Nomination of Merrick Brian Garland to be attorney general (70-30)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
March 10,
2021
Nomination 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 6,
2021
Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (50-49)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
March 2,
2021
Nomination 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 2,
2021
Nomination of Gina Marie Raimondo to be secretary of commerce (84-15)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
March 1,
2021
Nomination of Miguel A. Cardona to be secretary of education (64-33)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
Feb. 25,
2021
Nomination of Jennifer Mulhern Granholm to be secretary of energy (64-35)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.5%+0.5
Feb. 23,
2021
Nomination 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. 23,
2021
Nomination of Thomas J. Vilsack to be secretary of agriculture (92-7)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
No
support
No
93.9%-93.9
Feb. 8,
2021
Nomination of Denis Richard McDonough to be secretary of veterans affairs (87-7)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.9%+1.1
Feb. 2,
2021
Nomination of Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas to be secretary of homeland security (56-43)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
Feb. 2,
2021
Nomination of Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg to be secretary of transportation (86-13)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.1%+0.9
Jan. 26,
2021
Nomination of Antony John Blinken to be secretary of state (78-22)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
Jan. 25,
2021
Nomination of Janet Louise Yellen to be secretary of the treasury (84-15)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
Jan. 22,
2021
Nomination of Lloyd James Austin to be secretary of defense (93-2)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
Jan. 21,
2021
Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (69-27)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
67.1%+32.9
Jan. 20,
2021
Nomination of Avril Danica Haines to be director of national intelligence (84-10)
Bernard Sanders's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.4%+0.6
Average92.6%97.6%-5.0

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