UPDATED Jan. 14, 2022, at 9:46 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.

Mike RoundsR

Republican senator for South Dakota

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Rounds votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Rounds’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 Rounds votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Rounds’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
-26.2%
61.8%
+19.0+19.0
+19.0

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican senator for South Dakota

DateMeasureBiden positionRounds voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
Jan. 13Imposing additional sanctions over a Russian gas pipeline (55-44)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
3.5%+96.5
Dec. 14, 2021Increasing the debt limit (50-49)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
No
support
No
2.5%-2.5
Dec. 8, 2021Providing for congressional disapproval of COVID-19 vaccine and testing mandates for large businesses (52-48)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
0.0%+100.0
Dec. 7, 2021Providing for congressional disapproval of the sale of certain weapons to Saudi Arabia (30-67)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
No
oppose
No
94.0%-94.0
Dec. 2, 2021Extending government funding (69-28)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
32.1%+67.9
Aug. 11, 2021$3.5 trillion budget plan (50-49)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
2.5%
Aug. 10, 2021Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (69-30)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
36.3%
July 29, 2021Providing emergency funding for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack and for the expansion of the Afghan visa program (98-0)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
100.0%
June 22, 2021Expanding voting rights and strengthening campaign finance regulations and ethics rules (50-50)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
No
support
No
2.5%-2.5
June 8, 2021Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (49-50)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
No
support
No
2.5%-2.5
June 8, 2021Investing in science and technology manufacturing and research (68-32)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
36.7%+63.3
May 28, 2021Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (54-35)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
9.8%
May 19, 2021Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (50-48)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
No
support
No
2.8%-2.8
May 11, 2021Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (52-47)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
No
support
No
7.2%-7.2
April 29, 2021Providing money for safe drinking water and other water infrastructure (89-2)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
96.1%
April 28, 2021Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (52-42)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
3.7%
April 22, 2021Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (94-1)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.0%+2.0
March 22, 2021Nomination of Martin Joseph Walsh to be secretary of labor (68-29)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
No
support
No
32.8%-32.8
March 18, 2021Nomination of Xavier Becerra to be secretary of health and human services (50-49)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
No
support
No
2.3%-2.3
March 17, 2021Nomination of Katherine C. Tai to be United States trade representative (98-0)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 16, 2021Nomination of Isabella Casillas Guzman to be administrator of the Small Business Administration (81-17)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
62.3%+37.7
March 15, 2021Nomination of Debra Anne Haaland to be secretary of the interior (51-40)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
No
support
No
4.8%-4.8
March 10, 2021Nomination of Michael Stanley Regan to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (66-34)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
22.3%+77.7
March 10, 2021Nomination of Merrick Brian Garland to be attorney general (70-30)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
33.4%+66.6
March 10, 2021Nomination of Marcia Louise Fudge to be secretary of housing and urban development (66-34)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
29.7%+70.3
March 6, 2021Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (50-49)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
No
support
No
2.7%-2.7
March 2, 2021Nomination of Cecilia Elena Rouse to be chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers (95-4)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.2%+8.8
March 2, 2021Nomination of Gina Marie Raimondo to be secretary of commerce (84-15)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
64.4%+35.6
March 1, 2021Nomination of Miguel A. Cardona to be secretary of education (64-33)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
No
support
No
19.8%-19.8
Feb. 25, 2021Nomination of Jennifer Mulhern Granholm to be secretary of energy (64-35)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
26.9%+73.1
Feb. 23, 2021Nomination of Linda Thomas-Greenfield to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations (78-21)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
56.7%+43.3
Feb. 23, 2021Nomination of Thomas J. Vilsack to be secretary of agriculture (92-7)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.3%+7.7
Feb. 8, 2021Nomination of Denis Richard McDonough to be secretary of veterans affairs (87-7)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
85.5%+14.5
Feb. 2, 2021Nomination of Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas to be secretary of homeland security (56-43)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
No
support
No
10.1%-10.1
Feb. 2, 2021Nomination of Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg to be secretary of transportation (86-13)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
73.7%+26.3
Jan. 26, 2021Nomination of Antony John Blinken to be secretary of state (78-22)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
47.7%+52.3
Jan. 25, 2021Nomination of Janet Louise Yellen to be secretary of the treasury (84-15)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
63.9%+36.1
Jan. 22, 2021Nomination of Lloyd James Austin to be secretary of defense (93-2)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.5%+4.5
Jan. 21, 2021Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (69-27)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
74.9%+25.1
Jan. 20, 2021Nomination of Avril Danica Haines to be director of national intelligence (84-10)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
78.2%+21.8
Average61.8%42.7%+19.0

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