UPDATED Jul. 30, 2021, at 10:36 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 KennedyR

Republican senator for Louisiana

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Kennedy votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Kennedy’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 Kennedy votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Kennedy’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
-18.6%
39.4%
-15.4-15.4
-15.4

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican senator for Louisiana

DateMeasureBiden positionKennedy voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
July 29Providing emergency funding for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack and for the expansion of the Afghan visa program (98-0)
John Kennedy's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
June 22Expanding voting rights and strengthening campaign finance regulations and ethics rules (50-50)
John Kennedy's Vote:
No
support
No
9.4%-9.4
June 8Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (49-50)
John Kennedy's Vote:
No
support
No
9.4%-9.4
June 8Investing in science and technology manufacturing and research (68-32)
John Kennedy's Vote:
No
support
No
48.7%-48.7
May 28Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (54-35)
John Kennedy's Vote:
No
support
No
23.2%-23.2
May 19Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (50-48)
John Kennedy's Vote:
No
support
No
10.2%-10.2
May 11Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (52-47)
John Kennedy's Vote:
No
support
No
17.8%-17.8
April 29Providing money for safe drinking water and other water infrastructure (89-2)
John Kennedy's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.9%+3.1
April 28Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (52-42)
John Kennedy's Vote:
No
support
No
13.0%-13.0
April 22Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (94-1)
John Kennedy's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.5%+1.5
March 22Nomination of Martin Joseph Walsh to be secretary of labor (68-29)
John Kennedy's Vote:
No
support
No
48.7%-48.7
March 18Nomination of Xavier Becerra to be secretary of health and human services (50-49)
John Kennedy's Vote:
No
support
No
9.3%-9.3
March 17Nomination of Katherine C. Tai to be United States trade representative (98-0)
John Kennedy'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)
John Kennedy's Vote:
No
support
No
72.4%-72.4
March 15Nomination of Debra Anne Haaland to be secretary of the interior (51-40)
John Kennedy's Vote:
No
support
No
15.6%-15.6
March 10Nomination of Michael Stanley Regan to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (66-34)
John Kennedy's Vote:
No
support
No
39.1%-39.1
March 10Nomination of Merrick Brian Garland to be attorney general (70-30)
John Kennedy's Vote:
No
support
No
49.2%-49.2
March 10Nomination of Marcia Louise Fudge to be secretary of housing and urban development (66-34)
John Kennedy's Vote:
No
support
No
43.7%-43.7
March 6Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (50-49)
John Kennedy's Vote:
No
support
No
9.8%-9.8
March 2Nomination of Cecilia Elena Rouse to be chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers (95-4)
John Kennedy's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.9%+6.1
March 2Nomination of Gina Marie Raimondo to be secretary of commerce (84-15)
John Kennedy's Vote:
No
support
No
75.5%-75.5
March 1Nomination of Miguel A. Cardona to be secretary of education (64-33)
John Kennedy's Vote:
No
support
No
37.1%-37.1
Feb. 25Nomination of Jennifer Mulhern Granholm to be secretary of energy (64-35)
John Kennedy's Vote:
No
support
No
41.1%-41.1
Feb. 23Nomination of Linda Thomas-Greenfield to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations (78-21)
John Kennedy's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
67.0%+33.0
Feb. 23Nomination of Thomas J. Vilsack to be secretary of agriculture (92-7)
John Kennedy's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.5%+7.5
Feb. 8Nomination of Denis Richard McDonough to be secretary of veterans affairs (87-7)
John Kennedy's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
88.7%+11.3
Feb. 2Nomination of Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas to be secretary of homeland security (56-43)
John Kennedy's Vote:
No
support
No
22.8%-22.8
Feb. 2Nomination of Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg to be secretary of transportation (86-13)
John Kennedy's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
80.2%+19.8
Jan. 26Nomination of Antony John Blinken to be secretary of state (78-22)
John Kennedy's Vote:
No
support
No
63.4%-63.4
Jan. 25Nomination of Janet Louise Yellen to be secretary of the treasury (84-15)
John Kennedy's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
76.1%+23.9
Jan. 22Nomination of Lloyd James Austin to be secretary of defense (93-2)
John Kennedy's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.8%+3.2
Jan. 21Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (69-27)
John Kennedy's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
74.0%+26.0
Jan. 20Nomination of Avril Danica Haines to be director of national intelligence (84-10)
John Kennedy's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
83.9%+16.1
Average39.4%54.8%-15.4

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