UPDATED Sep. 22, 2021, at 9:21 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%
65.5%
+20.0+20.0
+20.0

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican senator for South Dakota

DateMeasureBiden positionRounds voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
Aug. 11$3.5 trillion budget plan (50-49)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
2.5%
Aug. 10Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (69-30)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
36.3%
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)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
100.0%
June 22Expanding voting rights and strengthening campaign finance regulations and ethics rules (50-50)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
No
support
No
2.5%-2.5
June 8Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (49-50)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
No
support
No
2.5%-2.5
June 8Investing in science and technology manufacturing and research (68-32)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
36.7%+63.3
May 28Establishing 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 19Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (50-48)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
No
support
No
2.8%-2.8
May 11Repealing 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 29Providing money for safe drinking water and other water infrastructure (89-2)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
96.1%
April 28Repealing 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 22Taking 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 22Nomination of Martin Joseph Walsh to be secretary of labor (68-29)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
No
support
No
32.8%-32.8
March 18Nomination 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 17Nomination of Katherine C. Tai to be United States trade representative (98-0)
Mike Rounds'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)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
62.3%+37.7
March 15Nomination of Debra Anne Haaland to be secretary of the interior (51-40)
Mike Rounds'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)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
22.3%+77.7
March 10Nomination of Merrick Brian Garland to be attorney general (70-30)
Mike Rounds'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)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
29.7%+70.3
March 6Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (50-49)
Mike Rounds'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)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.2%+8.8
March 2Nomination of Gina Marie Raimondo to be secretary of commerce (84-15)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
64.4%+35.6
March 1Nomination of Miguel A. Cardona to be secretary of education (64-33)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
No
support
No
19.8%-19.8
Feb. 25Nomination of Jennifer Mulhern Granholm to be secretary of energy (64-35)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
26.9%+73.1
Feb. 23Nomination 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. 23Nomination of Thomas J. Vilsack to be secretary of agriculture (92-7)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.3%+7.7
Feb. 8Nomination of Denis Richard McDonough to be secretary of veterans affairs (87-7)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
85.5%+14.5
Feb. 2Nomination of Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas to be secretary of homeland security (56-43)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
No
support
No
10.1%-10.1
Feb. 2Nomination of Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg to be secretary of transportation (86-13)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
73.7%+26.3
Jan. 26Nomination of Antony John Blinken to be secretary of state (78-22)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
47.7%+52.3
Jan. 25Nomination of Janet Louise Yellen to be secretary of the treasury (84-15)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
63.9%+36.1
Jan. 22Nomination of Lloyd James Austin to be secretary of defense (93-2)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.5%+4.5
Jan. 21Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (69-27)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
74.9%+25.1
Jan. 20Nomination of Avril Danica Haines to be director of national intelligence (84-10)
Mike Rounds's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
78.2%+21.8
Average65.5%45.5%+20.0

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