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.

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%
10.9%
+1.6+1.6
+1.6

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican representative for Tennessee’s 8th district

DateMeasureBiden positionKustoff voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
March 3Expanding health care eligibility for veterans exposed to toxins (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, 2021Increasing the debt limit (221-209)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Dec. 14, 2021Creating 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, 2021Limiting 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, 2021Extending government funding (221-212)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Nov. 19, 2021Providing 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, 2021Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (228-206)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
4.0%-4.0
Nov. 4, 2021Protecting older job applicants from discrimination in the hiring process (224-200)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Oct. 26, 2021Reauthorizing and expanding funding for preventing domestic violence (228-200)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Oct. 22, 2021Expanding workplace requirements for breastfeeding accommodations (276-149)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
8.7%-8.7
Sept. 29, 2021Suspending the debt limit through December 16, 2022 (219-212)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Sept. 24, 2021Protecting 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, 2021Extending government funding and raising the debt ceiling (220-211)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Aug. 24, 2021Strengthening 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, 2021Providing 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, 2021Making 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, 2021Increasing 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, 2021Requiring 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, 2021Allowing 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, 2021Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 25, 2021Repealing 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, 2021Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.3%-0.3
June 24, 2021Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 24, 2021Repealing 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, 2021Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.2%-0.2
June 17, 2021Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
15.2%-15.2
May 20, 2021Providing 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, 2021Establishing 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, 2021Taking 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, 2021Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
David Kustoff's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
34.1%+65.9
May 13, 2021Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 22, 2021Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 21, 2021Requiring 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, 2021Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 16, 2021Requiring 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, 2021Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 18, 2021Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
1.5%-1.5
March 18, 2021Creating 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, 2021Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
1.6%-1.6
March 11, 2021Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 11, 2021Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 10, 2021Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 9, 2021Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 3, 2021Expanding 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, 2021Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Feb. 26, 2021Protecting 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, 2021Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
David Kustoff's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Jan. 21, 2021Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
David Kustoff's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
64.9%+35.1
Average10.9%9.4%+1.6

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