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.

Lindsey GrahamR

Republican senator for South Carolina

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Graham votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Graham’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 Graham votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Graham’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
-11.7%
69.7%
+5.1+5.1
+5.1

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican senator for South Carolina

DateMeasureBiden positionGraham 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)
Lindsey Graham's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
June 22Expanding voting rights and strengthening campaign finance regulations and ethics rules (50-50)
Lindsey Graham's Vote:
No
support
No
23.4%-23.4
June 8Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (49-50)
Lindsey Graham's Vote:
No
support
No
23.4%-23.4
June 8Investing in science and technology manufacturing and research (68-32)
Lindsey Graham's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
59.9%+40.1
May 28Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (54-35)
Lindsey Graham's Vote:
No
support
No
41.4%-41.4
May 19Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (50-48)
Lindsey Graham's Vote:
No
support
No
24.8%-24.8
May 11Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (52-47)
Lindsey Graham's Vote:
No
support
No
33.2%-33.2
April 29Providing money for safe drinking water and other water infrastructure (89-2)
Lindsey Graham's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.5%+2.5
April 28Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (52-42)
Lindsey Graham's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
30.2%+69.8
April 22Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (94-1)
Lindsey Graham's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.8%+1.2
March 22Nomination of Martin Joseph Walsh to be secretary of labor (68-29)
Lindsey Graham's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
63.6%+36.4
March 18Nomination of Xavier Becerra to be secretary of health and human services (50-49)
Lindsey Graham's Vote:
No
support
No
24.3%-24.3
March 17Nomination of Katherine C. Tai to be United States trade representative (98-0)
Lindsey Graham'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)
Lindsey Graham's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
80.3%+19.7
March 15Nomination of Debra Anne Haaland to be secretary of the interior (51-40)
Lindsey Graham's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
33.9%+66.1
March 10Nomination of Michael Stanley Regan to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (66-34)
Lindsey Graham's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
56.7%+43.3
March 10Nomination of Merrick Brian Garland to be attorney general (70-30)
Lindsey Graham's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
63.8%+36.2
March 10Nomination of Marcia Louise Fudge to be secretary of housing and urban development (66-34)
Lindsey Graham's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
57.3%+42.7
March 6Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (50-49)
Lindsey Graham's Vote:
No
support
No
24.0%-24.0
March 2Nomination of Cecilia Elena Rouse to be chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers (95-4)
Lindsey Graham's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.8%+4.2
March 2Nomination of Gina Marie Raimondo to be secretary of commerce (84-15)
Lindsey Graham's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
83.8%+16.2
March 1Nomination of Miguel A. Cardona to be secretary of education (64-33)
Lindsey Graham's Vote:
No
support
No
55.8%-55.8
Feb. 25Nomination of Jennifer Mulhern Granholm to be secretary of energy (64-35)
Lindsey Graham's Vote:
No
support
No
55.3%-55.3
Feb. 23Nomination of Linda Thomas-Greenfield to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations (78-21)
Lindsey Graham's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
75.4%+24.6
Feb. 23Nomination of Thomas J. Vilsack to be secretary of agriculture (92-7)
Lindsey Graham's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.7%+7.3
Feb. 8Nomination of Denis Richard McDonough to be secretary of veterans affairs (87-7)
Lindsey Graham's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.2%+8.8
Feb. 2Nomination of Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas to be secretary of homeland security (56-43)
Lindsey Graham's Vote:
No
support
No
39.8%-39.8
Feb. 2Nomination of Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg to be secretary of transportation (86-13)
Lindsey Graham's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
85.2%+14.8
Jan. 26Nomination of Antony John Blinken to be secretary of state (78-22)
Lindsey Graham's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
76.1%+23.9
Jan. 25Nomination of Janet Louise Yellen to be secretary of the treasury (84-15)
Lindsey Graham's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
84.9%+15.1
Jan. 22Nomination of Lloyd James Austin to be secretary of defense (93-2)
Lindsey Graham's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.7%+2.3
Jan. 21Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (69-27)
Lindsey Graham's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
73.1%+26.9
Jan. 20Nomination of Avril Danica Haines to be director of national intelligence (84-10)
Lindsey Graham's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
88.2%+11.8
Average69.7%64.6%+5.1

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