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.

Jon TesterD

Democratic senator for Montana

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Tester votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Tester’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 Tester votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Tester’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
-16.4%
97.0%
+39.2+39.2
+39.2

117th Congress (2021-22)

Democratic senator for Montana

DateMeasureBiden positionTester 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)
Jon Tester's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
June 22Expanding voting rights and strengthening campaign finance regulations and ethics rules (50-50)
Jon Tester's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
13.0%+87.0
June 8Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (49-50)
Jon Tester's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
13.0%+87.0
June 8Investing in science and technology manufacturing and research (68-32)
Jon Tester's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
52.4%+47.6
May 28Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (54-35)
Jon Tester's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
28.6%+71.4
May 19Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (50-48)
Jon Tester's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
14.1%+85.9
May 11Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (52-47)
Jon Tester's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
22.2%+77.8
April 29Providing money for safe drinking water and other water infrastructure (89-2)
Jon Tester's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.1%+2.9
April 28Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (52-42)
Jon Tester's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
17.6%+82.4
April 22Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (94-1)
Jon Tester's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.6%+1.4
March 22Nomination of Martin Joseph Walsh to be secretary of labor (68-29)
Jon Tester's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
53.6%+46.4
March 18Nomination of Xavier Becerra to be secretary of health and human services (50-49)
Jon Tester's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
13.1%+86.9
March 17Nomination of Katherine C. Tai to be United States trade representative (98-0)
Jon Tester'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)
Jon Tester's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
75.1%+24.9
March 15Nomination of Debra Anne Haaland to be secretary of the interior (51-40)
Jon Tester's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
20.6%+79.4
March 10Nomination of Michael Stanley Regan to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (66-34)
Jon Tester's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
44.7%+55.3
March 10Nomination of Merrick Brian Garland to be attorney general (70-30)
Jon Tester's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
54.0%+46.0
March 10Nomination of Marcia Louise Fudge to be secretary of housing and urban development (66-34)
Jon Tester's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
48.1%+51.9
March 6Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (50-49)
Jon Tester's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
13.5%+86.5
March 2Nomination of Cecilia Elena Rouse to be chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers (95-4)
Jon Tester's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.6%+5.4
March 2Nomination of Gina Marie Raimondo to be secretary of commerce (84-15)
Jon Tester's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
78.4%+21.6
March 1Nomination of Miguel A. Cardona to be secretary of education (64-33)
Jon Tester's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
43.1%+56.9
Feb. 25Nomination of Jennifer Mulhern Granholm to be secretary of energy (64-35)
Jon Tester's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
45.6%+54.4
Feb. 23Nomination of Linda Thomas-Greenfield to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations (78-21)
Jon Tester's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
69.9%+30.1
Feb. 23Nomination of Thomas J. Vilsack to be secretary of agriculture (92-7)
Jon Tester's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.5%+7.5
Feb. 8Nomination of Denis Richard McDonough to be secretary of veterans affairs (87-7)
Jon Tester's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
89.5%+10.5
Feb. 2Nomination of Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas to be secretary of homeland security (56-43)
Jon Tester's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
27.8%+72.2
Feb. 2Nomination of Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg to be secretary of transportation (86-13)
Jon Tester's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
81.9%+18.1
Jan. 26Nomination of Antony John Blinken to be secretary of state (78-22)
Jon Tester's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
67.7%+32.3
Jan. 25Nomination of Janet Louise Yellen to be secretary of the treasury (84-15)
Jon Tester's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
79.2%+20.8
Jan. 22Nomination of Lloyd James Austin to be secretary of defense (93-2)
Jon Tester's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.1%+2.9
Jan. 21Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (69-27)
Jon Tester's Vote:
No
support
No
73.7%-73.7
Jan. 20Nomination of Avril Danica Haines to be director of national intelligence (84-10)
Jon Tester's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
85.4%+14.6
Average97.0%57.8%+39.2

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