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.

David KustoffR

Republican representative for Tennessee’s 8th district

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Kustoff votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Kustoff’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 Kustoff votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Kustoff’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
-32.2%
11.0%
+1.2+1.2
+1.2

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican representative for Tennessee’s 8th district

DateMeasureBiden positionKustoff voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
Sept. 15Establishing and expanding whistleblower protections for federal employees (221-203)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Sept. 15Establishing greater congressional oversight of the U.S. Census Bureau and prohibiting the removal of the bureau director without cause (220-208)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Sept. 15Prohibiting certain federal positions from losing civil-service status (225-204)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Aug. 12Allowing 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 (220-207)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 29Revising restrictions on the possession and exhibition of big cats (278-134)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
16.3%-16.3
July 29Establishing wildfire preparedness and drought resiliency programs (218-199)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 29Prohibiting the sale, manufacture, transfer and possession of certain semiautomatic assault weapons and large-capacity magazines (217-213)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 28Supporting the domestic production of semiconductors (243-187)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
2.6%-2.6
July 27Extending certain Medicare telehealth flexibilities after the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency (416-12)
David Kustoff's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.6%+6.4
July 27Establishing programs to support heart-disease research and awareness among the South Asian American population (237-192)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
1.0%-1.0
July 27Restoring full pension benefits terminated by Delphi Corporation's bankruptcy in 2009 (254-175)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
9.9%-9.9
July 21Protecting the right to access and use contraceptives (228-195)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 20Authorizing appropriations to several federal departments and agencies for fiscal year 2023 (220-207)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 19Repealing the Defense of Marriage Act and requiring states to recognize same-sex and interracial marriages performed out-of-state (267-157)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
4.2%-4.2
July 15Prohibiting restrictions on access to out-of-state abortion services (223-205)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 15Prohibiting restrictions on access to abortion services (219-210)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 14Authorizing Department of Defense appropriations for fiscal year 2023 (329-101)
David Kustoff's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
75.3%+24.7
July 13Establishing the Active Shooter Alert Communications Network (260-169)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
7.7%-7.7
June 24Expanding firearm regulations (234-193)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.2%-0.2
June 23Improving the collection of data related to sexual orientation and gender identity (220-201)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 22Establishing and funding agency for innovations in health care (336-85)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
48.3%-48.3
June 22Reauthorizing mental health and substance use disorder programs (402-20)
David Kustoff's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
88.9%+11.1
June 16Developing strategies to lower food and fuel costs (221-204)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.3%-0.3
June 15Expanding access to credit, mortgage and banking services (215-207)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 14Providing funding for the conservation of fish and wildlife (231-190)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.5%-0.5
June 9Allowing federal courts to temporarily prohibit individuals from purchasing and possessing firearms (224-202)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 8Changing federal firearms laws, including prohibiting sales of certain weapons to people under 21 years old (223-204)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
May 18Expanding the availability of information on domestic terrorism (222-203)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
May 17Expanding employment and training programs (220-196)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
May 13Reauthorizing block grants for antipoverty activities (246-169)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
6.8%-6.8
May 12Making Transportation Security Administration employees part of the standard federal personnel management system (220-201)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
May 11Making it easier for federally employed firefighters to get workers' compensation (288-131)
David Kustoff's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
19.9%+80.1
March 31Capping out-of-pocket insulin costs (232-193)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 18Prohibiting discrimination based on a person's hair texture or style (235-189)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.2%-0.2
March 17Prohibiting certain forced arbitration clauses (222-209)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 9The 2022 fiscal year appropriations bill (260-171)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
4.9%-4.9
March 3Expanding health care eligibility for veterans exposed to toxic substances (256-174)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
5.6%-5.6
Feb. 9Imposing visa restrictions on foreign people found responsible for human rights violations related to someone's sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or sex characteristics (227-206)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Feb. 8Improving the U.S. Postal Service's finances, services and transparency (342-92)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
47.4%-47.4
Feb. 7Ending forced arbitration for sexual assault and sexual harrassment cases (335-97)
David Kustoff's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
44.0%+56.0
Feb. 4Providing money for semiconductor manufacturing, supply chain improvements and scientific research (222-210)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Jan. 13Strengthening the Voting Rights Act, campaign finance regulations and election administration rules (220-203)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Jan. 12Expanding GI Bill eligibility for National Guard and Reserve members (287-135)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
24.0%-24.0
Dec. 15,
2021
Increasing the debt limit (221-209)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Dec. 14,
2021
Creating a State Department position to monitor and combat Islamophobia around the world (219-212)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Dec. 9,
2021
Limiting the power of the executive branch and increasing disclosure requirements for presidential and vice presidential candidates (220-208)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Dec. 2,
2021
Extending government funding (221-212)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Nov. 19,
2021
Providing money to expand social safety programs, fight climate change and lower health care costs (220-213)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Nov. 5,
2021
Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (228-206)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
4.0%-4.0
Nov. 4,
2021
Protecting older job applicants from discrimination in the hiring process (224-200)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Oct. 26,
2021
Reauthorizing and expanding funding for preventing domestic violence (228-200)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Oct. 22,
2021
Expanding workplace requirements for breastfeeding accommodations (276-149)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
8.7%-8.7
Sept. 29,
2021
Suspending the debt limit through December 16, 2022 (219-212)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Sept. 24,
2021
Protecting the right to an abortion and health care providers’ ability to provide abortion services (218-211)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Sept. 21,
2021
Extending government funding and raising the debt ceiling (220-211)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Aug. 24,
2021
Strengthening the Voting Rights Act (219-212)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Aug. 24,
2021
$3.5 trillion budget plan (220-212)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
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 (416-11)
David Kustoff's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.0%+1.0
July 28,
2021
Making appropriations for the State Department, foreign operations and related programs (217-212)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.5%-0.5
July 22,
2021
Increasing the number of and expediting the process for visas available to Afghans who worked on behalf of the U.S. government in Afghanistan (407-16)
David Kustoff's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.5%+8.5
July 21,
2021
Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.7%-0.7
July 20,
2021
Allowing the Federal Trade Commission to recover money for victims of illegal business practices (221-205)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 1,
2021
Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 25,
2021
Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (229-191)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 24,
2021
Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.3%-0.3
June 24,
2021
Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 24,
2021
Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (218-208)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 23,
2021
Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.2%-0.2
June 17,
2021
Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
15.2%-15.2
May 20,
2021
Providing money for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack (213-212)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.9%-0.9
May 19,
2021
Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (252-175)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
3.2%-3.2
May 18,
2021
Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (364-62)
David Kustoff's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
62.3%+37.7
May 14,
2021
Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
David Kustoff's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
34.1%+65.9
May 13,
2021
Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 22,
2021
Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 21,
2021
Requiring that people detained while trying to enter the country have access to legal counsel (217-207)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 21,
2021
Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 16,
2021
Requiring health care and social service employers to have plans for preventing workplace violence (254-166)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
5.0%-5.0
April 15,
2021
Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 18,
2021
Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
1.5%-1.5
March 18,
2021
Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (228-197)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 17,
2021
Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
1.6%-1.6
March 11,
2021
Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 11,
2021
Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 10,
2021
Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 9,
2021
Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 3,
2021
Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 3,
2021
Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Feb. 26,
2021
Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Feb. 25,
2021
Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Jan. 21,
2021
Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
David Kustoff's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
64.9%+35.1
Average11.0%9.8%+1.2

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