UPDATED Dec. 5, 2022, at 11:16 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%
48.3%
-16.9-16.9
-16.9

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican senator for Texas

DateMeasureBiden positionCornyn voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
Dec. 1Requiring certain railroad and labor organizations to accept a labor agreement (80-15)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
85.0%+15.0
Nov. 29Repealing the Defense of Marriage Act and requiring states to recognize same-sex and interracial marriages performed out-of-state; includes an amendment allowing religious organizations to deny services or accomodations for same-sex weddings (61-36)
John Cornyn's Vote:
No
support
No
66.6%-66.6
Nov. 15Terminating the national COVID-19 emergency declared on March 13, 2020 (61-37)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
12.7%+87.3
Sept. 29Extending government funding and providing money for economic and security assistance to Ukraine (72-25)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
80.4%+19.6
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)
John Cornyn's Vote:
No
support
No
41.8%-41.8
Aug. 4Providing congressional disapproval of a rule that restored environmental regulations (50-47)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Not Voting
oppose
Didn't Vote
32.2%
July 27Supporting the domestic production of semiconductors (64-33)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
66.8%+33.2
June 23Expanding firearm regulations (65-33)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
71.1%+28.9
June 16Expanding health care eligibility for veterans exposed to toxic substances (84-14)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
89.7%+10.3
May 26Providing congressional disapproval of a policy concerning federal asylum procedures (46-48)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
41.0%+59.0
May 3Providing for congressional disapproval of vaccine and mask requirements in Head Start programs (55-41)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
9.6%+90.4
April 7Nomination of Ketanji Brown Jackson to be an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (53-47)
John Cornyn's Vote:
No
support
No
49.0%-49.0
March 15Providing congressional disapproval of the CDC's requirement of masks on planes, trains and buses (57-40)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
22.0%+78.0
March 15Nomination of Shalanda D. Young to be director of the Office of Management and Budget (61-36)
John Cornyn's Vote:
No
support
No
66.6%-66.6
March 10The 2022 fiscal year appropriations bill (68-31)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
71.3%+28.7
March 8Improving the U.S. Postal Service's finances, services and transparency (79-19)
John Cornyn's Vote:
No
support
No
82.2%-82.2
March 3Providing for congressional disapproval of the national COVID-19 emergency declaration (48-47)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
42.2%+57.8
March 2Providing for congressional disapproval of vaccine mandates for health care workers (49-44)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
39.9%+60.1
Jan. 19Keeping Senate filibuster rules in place to block voting-rights legislation (52-48)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
28.7%+71.3
Jan. 13Imposing additional sanctions over a Russian gas pipeline (55-44)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
34.6%+65.4
Dec. 14,
2021
Increasing the debt limit (50-49)
John Cornyn's Vote:
No
support
No
41.8%-41.8
Dec. 8,
2021
Providing 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,
2021
Providing 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,
2021
Extending 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,
2021
Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (69-30)
John Cornyn's Vote:
No
support
No
72.7%-72.7
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)
John Cornyn'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)
John Cornyn's Vote:
No
support
No
41.8%-41.8
June 8,
2021
Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (49-50)
John Cornyn's Vote:
No
support
No
41.8%-41.8
June 8,
2021
Investing in science and technology manufacturing and research (68-32)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
69.1%+30.9
May 28,
2021
Establishing 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,
2021
Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (50-48)
John Cornyn's Vote:
No
support
No
43.5%-43.5
May 11,
2021
Repealing 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,
2021
Providing money for safe drinking water and other water infrastructure (89-2)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.9%+2.1
April 28,
2021
Repealing 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,
2021
Taking 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,
2021
Nomination of Martin Joseph Walsh to be secretary of labor (68-29)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
75.3%+24.7
March 18,
2021
Nomination 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,
2021
Nomination 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,
2021
Nomination 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,
2021
Nomination 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,
2021
Nomination 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,
2021
Nomination of Merrick Brian Garland to be attorney general (70-30)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
75.3%+24.7
March 10,
2021
Nomination 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,
2021
Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (50-49)
John Cornyn's Vote:
No
support
No
42.5%-42.5
March 2,
2021
Nomination 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,
2021
Nomination of Gina Marie Raimondo to be secretary of commerce (84-15)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
89.3%+10.7
March 1,
2021
Nomination of Miguel A. Cardona to be secretary of education (64-33)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
71.4%+28.6
Feb. 25,
2021
Nomination of Jennifer Mulhern Granholm to be secretary of energy (64-35)
John Cornyn's Vote:
No
support
No
67.3%-67.3
Feb. 23,
2021
Nomination 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,
2021
Nomination of Thomas J. Vilsack to be secretary of agriculture (92-7)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.9%+7.1
Feb. 8,
2021
Nomination 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,
2021
Nomination 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,
2021
Nomination 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,
2021
Nomination of Antony John Blinken to be secretary of state (78-22)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
84.8%+15.2
Jan. 25,
2021
Nomination 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,
2021
Nomination of Lloyd James Austin to be secretary of defense (93-2)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.3%+1.7
Jan. 21,
2021
Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (69-27)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
72.4%+27.6
Jan. 20,
2021
Nomination of Avril Danica Haines to be director of national intelligence (84-10)
John Cornyn's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.3%+8.7
Average48.3%65.1%-16.9

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