UPDATED May 14, 2021, at 12:13 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.

Jeff MerkleyD

Democratic senator for Oregon

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Merkley votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Merkley’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 Merkley votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Merkley’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
+16.1%
96.3%
+0.2+0.2
+0.2

117th Congress (2021-22)

Democratic senator for Oregon

DateMeasureBiden positionMerkley voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
May 11Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (52-47)
Jeff Merkley's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.6%+6.4
April 29Providing money for safe drinking water and other water infrastructure (89-2)
Jeff Merkley's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.0%+1.0
April 28Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (52-42)
Jeff Merkley's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.3%+2.7
April 22Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (94-1)
Jeff Merkley's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.6%+0.4
March 22Nomination of Martin Joseph Walsh to be secretary of labor (68-29)
Jeff Merkley's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.9%+3.1
March 18Nomination of Xavier Becerra to be secretary of health and human services (50-49)
Jeff Merkley's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.5%+3.5
March 17Nomination of Katherine C. Tai to be United States trade representative (98-0)
Jeff Merkley's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 16Nomination of Isabella Casillas Guzman to be administrator of the Small Business Administration (81-17)
Jeff Merkley's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.0%+3.0
March 15Nomination of Debra Anne Haaland to be secretary of the interior (51-40)
Jeff Merkley's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.6%+2.4
March 10Nomination of Michael Stanley Regan to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (66-34)
Jeff Merkley's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.5%+2.5
March 10Nomination of Merrick Brian Garland to be attorney general (70-30)
Jeff Merkley's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.8%+3.2
March 10Nomination of Marcia Louise Fudge to be secretary of housing and urban development (66-34)
Jeff Merkley's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.1%+5.9
March 6Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (50-49)
Jeff Merkley's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.0%+5.0
March 2Nomination of Cecilia Elena Rouse to be chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers (95-4)
Jeff Merkley's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.3%+0.7
March 2Nomination of Gina Marie Raimondo to be secretary of commerce (84-15)
Jeff Merkley's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.5%+1.5
March 1Nomination of Miguel A. Cardona to be secretary of education (64-33)
Jeff Merkley's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.0%+2.0
Feb. 25Nomination of Jennifer Mulhern Granholm to be secretary of energy (64-35)
Jeff Merkley's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.2%+5.8
Feb. 23Nomination of Linda Thomas-Greenfield to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations (78-21)
Jeff Merkley's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.4%+4.6
Feb. 23Nomination of Thomas J. Vilsack to be secretary of agriculture (92-7)
Jeff Merkley's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.5%+6.5
Feb. 8Nomination of Denis Richard McDonough to be secretary of veterans affairs (87-7)
Jeff Merkley's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.2%+2.8
Feb. 2Nomination of Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas to be secretary of homeland security (56-43)
Jeff Merkley's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.5%+4.5
Feb. 2Nomination of Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg to be secretary of transportation (86-13)
Jeff Merkley's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.7%+3.3
Jan. 26Nomination of Antony John Blinken to be secretary of state (78-22)
Jeff Merkley's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.5%+1.5
Jan. 25Nomination of Janet Louise Yellen to be secretary of the treasury (84-15)
Jeff Merkley's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.0%+1.0
Jan. 22Nomination of Lloyd James Austin to be secretary of defense (93-2)
Jeff Merkley's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.5%+0.5
Jan. 21Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (69-27)
Jeff Merkley's Vote:
No
support
No
69.6%-69.6
Jan. 20Nomination of Avril Danica Haines to be director of national intelligence (84-10)
Jeff Merkley's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.6%+2.4
Average96.3%96.0%+0.2

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