UPDATED Apr. 29, 2021, at 4:01 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.

John ThuneR

Republican senator for South Dakota

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Thune votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Thune’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 Thune votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Thune’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
-26.2%
61.5%
+8.9+8.9
+8.9

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican senator for South Dakota

DateMeasureBiden positionThune voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
April 29Providing money for safe drinking water and other water infrastructure (89-2)
John Thune's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.1%+3.9
April 28Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (52-42)
John Thune's Vote:
No
support
No
3.7%-3.7
April 22Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (94-1)
John Thune's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.0%+2.0
March 22Nomination of Martin Joseph Walsh to be secretary of labor (68-29)
John Thune's Vote:
No
support
No
32.8%-32.8
March 18Nomination of Xavier Becerra to be secretary of health and human services (50-49)
John Thune's Vote:
No
support
No
2.3%-2.3
March 17Nomination of Katherine C. Tai to be United States trade representative (98-0)
John Thune'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 Thune's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
62.3%+37.7
March 15Nomination of Debra Anne Haaland to be secretary of the interior (51-40)
John Thune's Vote:
No
support
No
4.8%-4.8
March 10Nomination of Michael Stanley Regan to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (66-34)
John Thune's Vote:
No
support
No
22.3%-22.3
March 10Nomination of Merrick Brian Garland to be attorney general (70-30)
John Thune's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
33.4%+66.6
March 10Nomination of Marcia Louise Fudge to be secretary of housing and urban development (66-34)
John Thune's Vote:
No
support
No
29.7%-29.7
March 6Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (50-49)
John Thune's Vote:
No
support
No
2.7%-2.7
March 2Nomination of Cecilia Elena Rouse to be chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers (95-4)
John Thune's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.2%+8.8
March 2Nomination of Gina Marie Raimondo to be secretary of commerce (84-15)
John Thune's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
64.4%+35.6
March 1Nomination of Miguel A. Cardona to be secretary of education (64-33)
John Thune's Vote:
No
support
No
19.8%-19.8
Feb. 25Nomination of Jennifer Mulhern Granholm to be secretary of energy (64-35)
John Thune's Vote:
No
support
No
26.9%-26.9
Feb. 23Nomination of Linda Thomas-Greenfield to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations (78-21)
John Thune's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
56.7%+43.3
Feb. 23Nomination of Thomas J. Vilsack to be secretary of agriculture (92-7)
John Thune's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.3%+7.7
Feb. 8Nomination of Denis Richard McDonough to be secretary of veterans affairs (87-7)
John Thune's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
85.5%+14.5
Feb. 2Nomination of Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas to be secretary of homeland security (56-43)
John Thune's Vote:
No
support
No
10.1%-10.1
Feb. 2Nomination of Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg to be secretary of transportation (86-13)
John Thune's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
73.7%+26.3
Jan. 26Nomination of Antony John Blinken to be secretary of state (78-22)
John Thune's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
47.7%+52.3
Jan. 25Nomination of Janet Louise Yellen to be secretary of the treasury (84-15)
John Thune's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
63.9%+36.1
Jan. 22Nomination of Lloyd James Austin to be secretary of defense (93-2)
John Thune's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.5%+4.5
Jan. 21Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (69-27)
John Thune's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
74.9%+25.1
Jan. 20Nomination of Avril Danica Haines to be director of national intelligence (84-10)
John Thune's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
78.2%+21.8
Average61.5%52.6%+8.9

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