UPDATED Jul. 21, 2021, at 4:15 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.

Joni ErnstR

Republican senator for Iowa

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Ernst votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Ernst’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 Ernst votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Ernst’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
-8.2%
37.5%
-31.6-31.6
-31.6

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican senator for Iowa

DateMeasureBiden positionErnst voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
June 22Expanding voting rights and strengthening campaign finance regulations and ethics rules (50-50)
Joni Ernst's Vote:
No
support
No
33.4%-33.4
June 8Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (49-50)
Joni Ernst's Vote:
No
support
No
33.4%-33.4
June 8Investing in science and technology manufacturing and research (68-32)
Joni Ernst's Vote:
No
support
No
65.3%-65.3
May 28Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (54-35)
Joni Ernst's Vote:
No
support
No
51.7%-51.7
May 19Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (50-48)
Joni Ernst's Vote:
No
support
No
35.0%-35.0
May 11Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (52-47)
Joni Ernst's Vote:
No
support
No
42.5%-42.5
April 29Providing money for safe drinking water and other water infrastructure (89-2)
Joni Ernst's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.7%+2.3
April 28Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (52-42)
Joni Ernst's Vote:
No
support
No
41.6%-41.6
April 22Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (94-1)
Joni Ernst's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.0%+1.0
March 22Nomination of Martin Joseph Walsh to be secretary of labor (68-29)
Joni Ernst's Vote:
No
support
No
70.5%-70.5
March 18Nomination of Xavier Becerra to be secretary of health and human services (50-49)
Joni Ernst's Vote:
No
support
No
35.1%-35.1
March 17Nomination of Katherine C. Tai to be United States trade representative (98-0)
Joni Ernst'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)
Joni Ernst's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
83.6%+16.4
March 15Nomination of Debra Anne Haaland to be secretary of the interior (51-40)
Joni Ernst's Vote:
No
support
No
45.5%-45.5
March 10Nomination of Michael Stanley Regan to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (66-34)
Joni Ernst's Vote:
No
support
No
65.3%-65.3
March 10Nomination of Merrick Brian Garland to be attorney general (70-30)
Joni Ernst's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
70.6%+29.4
March 10Nomination of Marcia Louise Fudge to be secretary of housing and urban development (66-34)
Joni Ernst's Vote:
No
support
No
64.0%-64.0
March 6Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (50-49)
Joni Ernst's Vote:
No
support
No
34.0%-34.0
March 2Nomination of Cecilia Elena Rouse to be chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers (95-4)
Joni Ernst's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.6%+3.4
March 2Nomination of Gina Marie Raimondo to be secretary of commerce (84-15)
Joni Ernst's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
87.2%+12.8
March 1Nomination of Miguel A. Cardona to be secretary of education (64-33)
Joni Ernst's Vote:
No
support
No
65.0%-65.0
Feb. 25Nomination of Jennifer Mulhern Granholm to be secretary of energy (64-35)
Joni Ernst's Vote:
No
support
No
62.3%-62.3
Feb. 23Nomination of Linda Thomas-Greenfield to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations (78-21)
Joni Ernst's Vote:
No
support
No
79.2%-79.2
Feb. 23Nomination of Thomas J. Vilsack to be secretary of agriculture (92-7)
Joni Ernst's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.8%+7.2
Feb. 8Nomination of Denis Richard McDonough to be secretary of veterans affairs (87-7)
Joni Ernst's Vote:
No
support
No
92.2%-92.2
Feb. 2Nomination of Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas to be secretary of homeland security (56-43)
Joni Ernst's Vote:
No
support
No
49.5%-49.5
Feb. 2Nomination of Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg to be secretary of transportation (86-13)
Joni Ernst's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
87.4%+12.6
Jan. 26Nomination of Antony John Blinken to be secretary of state (78-22)
Joni Ernst's Vote:
No
support
No
81.4%-81.4
Jan. 25Nomination of Janet Louise Yellen to be secretary of the treasury (84-15)
Joni Ernst's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
88.4%+11.6
Jan. 22Nomination of Lloyd James Austin to be secretary of defense (93-2)
Joni Ernst's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.1%+1.9
Jan. 21Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (69-27)
Joni Ernst's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
72.7%+27.3
Jan. 20Nomination of Avril Danica Haines to be director of national intelligence (84-10)
Joni Ernst's Vote:
No
support
No
90.1%-90.1
Average37.5%69.1%-31.6

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