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.

Chris Van HollenD

Democratic senator for Maryland

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Van Hollen votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Van Hollen’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 Van Hollen votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Van Hollen’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
+33.2%
96.2%
-1.3-1.3
-1.3

117th Congress (2021-22)

Democratic senator for Maryland

DateMeasureBiden positionVan Hollen 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)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
Aug. 4Providing congressional disapproval of a rule that restored environmental regulations (50-47)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
No
oppose
No
100.0%-100.0
July 27Supporting the domestic production of semiconductors (64-33)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.1%+0.9
June 23Expanding firearm regulations (65-33)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
June 16Expanding health care eligibility for veterans exposed to toxic substances (84-14)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
May 26Providing congressional disapproval of a policy concerning federal asylum procedures (46-48)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
Not Voting
oppose
Didn't Vote
100.0%
May 3Providing for congressional disapproval of vaccine and mask requirements in Head Start programs (55-41)
Chris Van Hollen'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)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
March 15Providing congressional disapproval of the CDC's requirement of masks on planes, trains and buses (57-40)
Chris Van Hollen'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)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.6%+0.4
March 10The 2022 fiscal year appropriations bill (68-31)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.1%+0.9
March 8Improving the U.S. Postal Service's finances, services and transparency (79-19)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.3%+1.7
March 3Providing for congressional disapproval of the national COVID-19 emergency declaration (48-47)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
No
oppose
No
99.9%-99.9
March 2Providing for congressional disapproval of vaccine mandates for health care workers (49-44)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
No
oppose
No
99.8%-99.8
Jan. 19Keeping Senate filibuster rules in place to block voting-rights legislation (52-48)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
No
oppose
No
100.0%-100.0
Jan. 13Imposing additional sanctions over a Russian gas pipeline (55-44)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
No
oppose
No
98.9%-98.9
Dec. 14,
2021
Increasing the debt limit (50-49)
Chris Van Hollen'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)
Chris Van Hollen'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)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
24.0%+76.0
Dec. 2,
2021
Extending government funding (69-28)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
Aug. 11,
2021
$3.5 trillion budget plan (50-49)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
Aug. 10,
2021
Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (69-30)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.2%+0.8
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)
Chris Van Hollen'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)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
June 8,
2021
Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (49-50)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
June 8,
2021
Investing in science and technology manufacturing and research (68-32)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.1%+1.9
May 28,
2021
Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (54-35)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
May 19,
2021
Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (50-48)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
May 11,
2021
Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (52-47)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.7%+0.3
April 29,
2021
Providing money for safe drinking water and other water infrastructure (89-2)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
99.5%
April 28,
2021
Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (52-42)
Chris Van Hollen'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)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
March 22,
2021
Nomination of Martin Joseph Walsh to be secretary of labor (68-29)
Chris Van Hollen'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)
Chris Van Hollen'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)
Chris Van Hollen'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)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.4%+0.6
March 15,
2021
Nomination of Debra Anne Haaland to be secretary of the interior (51-40)
Chris Van Hollen'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)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
March 10,
2021
Nomination of Merrick Brian Garland to be attorney general (70-30)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.7%+0.3
March 10,
2021
Nomination of Marcia Louise Fudge to be secretary of housing and urban development (66-34)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.2%+0.8
March 6,
2021
Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (50-49)
Chris Van Hollen'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)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
March 2,
2021
Nomination of Gina Marie Raimondo to be secretary of commerce (84-15)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
March 1,
2021
Nomination of Miguel A. Cardona to be secretary of education (64-33)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
Feb. 25,
2021
Nomination of Jennifer Mulhern Granholm to be secretary of energy (64-35)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.3%+0.7
Feb. 23,
2021
Nomination of Linda Thomas-Greenfield to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations (78-21)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.9%+1.1
Feb. 23,
2021
Nomination of Thomas J. Vilsack to be secretary of agriculture (92-7)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.9%+6.1
Feb. 8,
2021
Nomination of Denis Richard McDonough to be secretary of veterans affairs (87-7)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.8%+1.2
Feb. 2,
2021
Nomination of Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas to be secretary of homeland security (56-43)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
Feb. 2,
2021
Nomination of Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg to be secretary of transportation (86-13)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.0%+1.0
Jan. 26,
2021
Nomination of Antony John Blinken to be secretary of state (78-22)
Chris Van Hollen'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)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.9%+0.1
Jan. 22,
2021
Nomination of Lloyd James Austin to be secretary of defense (93-2)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.8%+0.2
Jan. 21,
2021
Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (69-27)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
No
support
No
67.4%-67.4
Jan. 20,
2021
Nomination of Avril Danica Haines to be director of national intelligence (84-10)
Chris Van Hollen's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.3%+0.7
Average96.2%97.5%-1.3

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