UPDATED Jan. 14, 2022, at 9:46 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.

John CornynR

Republican senator for Texas

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Cornyn votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Cornyn’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 Cornyn votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Cornyn’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
-5.6%
55.0%
-15.3-15.3
-15.3

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican senator for Texas

DateMeasureBiden positionCornyn voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
Jan. 13Imposing additional sanctions over a Russian gas pipeline (55-44)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
34.6%+65.4
Dec. 14, 2021Increasing the debt limit (50-49)
John Cornyn's Vote:
No
support
No
41.8%-41.8
Dec. 8, 2021Providing for congressional disapproval of COVID-19 vaccine and testing mandates for large businesses (52-48)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
20.2%+79.8
Dec. 7, 2021Providing for congressional disapproval of the sale of certain weapons to Saudi Arabia (30-67)
John Cornyn's Vote:
No
oppose
No
77.9%-77.9
Dec. 2, 2021Extending government funding (69-28)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
75.1%+24.9
Aug. 11, 2021$3.5 trillion budget plan (50-49)
John Cornyn's Vote:
No
support
No
41.9%-41.9
Aug. 10, 2021Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (69-30)
John Cornyn's Vote:
No
support
No
72.7%-72.7
July 29, 2021Providing emergency funding for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack and for the expansion of the Afghan visa program (98-0)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
June 22, 2021Expanding voting rights and strengthening campaign finance regulations and ethics rules (50-50)
John Cornyn's Vote:
No
support
No
41.8%-41.8
June 8, 2021Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (49-50)
John Cornyn's Vote:
No
support
No
41.8%-41.8
June 8, 2021Investing in science and technology manufacturing and research (68-32)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
69.1%+30.9
May 28, 2021Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (54-35)
John Cornyn's Vote:
No
support
No
59.4%-59.4
May 19, 2021Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (50-48)
John Cornyn's Vote:
No
support
No
43.5%-43.5
May 11, 2021Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (52-47)
John Cornyn's Vote:
No
support
No
49.8%-49.8
April 29, 2021Providing money for safe drinking water and other water infrastructure (89-2)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.9%+2.1
April 28, 2021Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (52-42)
John Cornyn's Vote:
No
support
No
50.7%-50.7
April 22, 2021Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (94-1)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.1%+0.9
March 22, 2021Nomination of Martin Joseph Walsh to be secretary of labor (68-29)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
75.3%+24.7
March 18, 2021Nomination of Xavier Becerra to be secretary of health and human services (50-49)
John Cornyn's Vote:
No
support
No
44.2%-44.2
March 17, 2021Nomination of Katherine C. Tai to be United States trade representative (98-0)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 16, 2021Nomination of Isabella Casillas Guzman to be administrator of the Small Business Administration (81-17)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
85.9%+14.1
March 15, 2021Nomination of Debra Anne Haaland to be secretary of the interior (51-40)
John Cornyn's Vote:
No
support
No
54.5%-54.5
March 10, 2021Nomination of Michael Stanley Regan to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (66-34)
John Cornyn's Vote:
No
support
No
71.2%-71.2
March 10, 2021Nomination of Merrick Brian Garland to be attorney general (70-30)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
75.3%+24.7
March 10, 2021Nomination of Marcia Louise Fudge to be secretary of housing and urban development (66-34)
John Cornyn's Vote:
No
support
No
68.7%-68.7
March 6, 2021Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (50-49)
John Cornyn's Vote:
No
support
No
42.5%-42.5
March 2, 2021Nomination of Cecilia Elena Rouse to be chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers (95-4)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.1%+2.9
March 2, 2021Nomination of Gina Marie Raimondo to be secretary of commerce (84-15)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
89.3%+10.7
March 1, 2021Nomination of Miguel A. Cardona to be secretary of education (64-33)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
71.4%+28.6
Feb. 25, 2021Nomination of Jennifer Mulhern Granholm to be secretary of energy (64-35)
John Cornyn's Vote:
No
support
No
67.3%-67.3
Feb. 23, 2021Nomination of Linda Thomas-Greenfield to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations (78-21)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
81.8%+18.2
Feb. 23, 2021Nomination of Thomas J. Vilsack to be secretary of agriculture (92-7)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.9%+7.1
Feb. 8, 2021Nomination of Denis Richard McDonough to be secretary of veterans affairs (87-7)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.0%+7.0
Feb. 2, 2021Nomination of Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas to be secretary of homeland security (56-43)
John Cornyn's Vote:
No
support
No
56.8%-56.8
Feb. 2, 2021Nomination of Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg to be secretary of transportation (86-13)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
88.9%+11.1
Jan. 26, 2021Nomination of Antony John Blinken to be secretary of state (78-22)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
84.8%+15.2
Jan. 25, 2021Nomination of Janet Louise Yellen to be secretary of the treasury (84-15)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
90.6%+9.4
Jan. 22, 2021Nomination of Lloyd James Austin to be secretary of defense (93-2)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.3%+1.7
Jan. 21, 2021Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (69-27)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
72.4%+27.6
Jan. 20, 2021Nomination of Avril Danica Haines to be director of national intelligence (84-10)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.3%+8.7
Average55.0%70.3%-15.3

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