UPDATED Jan. 20, 2022, at 11:51 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.

Patrick J. ToomeyR

Republican senator for Pennsylvania

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Toomey votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Toomey’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 Toomey votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Toomey’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
+1.2%
36.4%
-43.9-43.9
-43.9

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican senator for Pennsylvania

DateMeasureBiden positionToomey voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
Jan. 19Keeping Senate filibuster rules in place to block voting-rights legislation (52-48)
Patrick J. Toomey's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
62.6%+37.4
Jan. 13Imposing additional sanctions over a Russian gas pipeline (55-44)
Patrick J. Toomey's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
52.8%+47.2
Dec. 14, 2021Increasing the debt limit (50-49)
Patrick J. Toomey's Vote:
No
support
No
64.3%-64.3
Dec. 8, 2021Providing for congressional disapproval of COVID-19 vaccine and testing mandates for large businesses (52-48)
Patrick J. Toomey's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
63.9%+36.1
Dec. 7, 2021Providing for congressional disapproval of the sale of certain weapons to Saudi Arabia (30-67)
Patrick J. Toomey's Vote:
No
oppose
No
69.6%-69.6
Dec. 2, 2021Extending government funding (69-28)
Patrick J. Toomey's Vote:
No
support
No
85.4%-85.4
Aug. 11, 2021$3.5 trillion budget plan (50-49)
Patrick J. Toomey's Vote:
No
support
No
64.4%-64.4
Aug. 10, 2021Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (69-30)
Patrick J. Toomey's Vote:
No
support
No
82.0%-82.0
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)
Patrick J. Toomey's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
June 22, 2021Expanding voting rights and strengthening campaign finance regulations and ethics rules (50-50)
Patrick J. Toomey's Vote:
No
support
No
64.3%-64.3
June 8, 2021Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (49-50)
Patrick J. Toomey's Vote:
No
support
No
64.3%-64.3
June 8, 2021Investing in science and technology manufacturing and research (68-32)
Patrick J. Toomey's Vote:
No
support
No
78.0%-78.0
May 28, 2021Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (54-35)
Patrick J. Toomey's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
77.0%
May 19, 2021Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (50-48)
Patrick J. Toomey's Vote:
No
support
No
65.9%-65.9
May 11, 2021Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (52-47)
Patrick J. Toomey's Vote:
No
support
No
68.1%-68.1
April 29, 2021Providing money for safe drinking water and other water infrastructure (89-2)
Patrick J. Toomey's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.3%+1.7
April 28, 2021Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (52-42)
Patrick J. Toomey's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
72.9%
April 22, 2021Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (94-1)
Patrick J. Toomey's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.3%+0.7
March 22, 2021Nomination of Martin Joseph Walsh to be secretary of labor (68-29)
Patrick J. Toomey's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
85.4%
March 18, 2021Nomination of Xavier Becerra to be secretary of health and human services (50-49)
Patrick J. Toomey's Vote:
No
support
No
67.8%-67.8
March 17, 2021Nomination of Katherine C. Tai to be United States trade representative (98-0)
Patrick J. Toomey'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)
Patrick J. Toomey's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
90.8%+9.2
March 15, 2021Nomination of Debra Anne Haaland to be secretary of the interior (51-40)
Patrick J. Toomey's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
75.7%
March 10, 2021Nomination of Michael Stanley Regan to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (66-34)
Patrick J. Toomey's Vote:
No
support
No
84.0%-84.0
March 10, 2021Nomination of Merrick Brian Garland to be attorney general (70-30)
Patrick J. Toomey's Vote:
No
support
No
85.3%-85.3
March 10, 2021Nomination of Marcia Louise Fudge to be secretary of housing and urban development (66-34)
Patrick J. Toomey's Vote:
No
support
No
79.5%-79.5
March 6, 2021Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (50-49)
Patrick J. Toomey's Vote:
No
support
No
64.8%-64.8
March 2, 2021Nomination of Cecilia Elena Rouse to be chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers (95-4)
Patrick J. Toomey's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.1%+1.9
March 2, 2021Nomination of Gina Marie Raimondo to be secretary of commerce (84-15)
Patrick J. Toomey's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.7%+6.3
March 1, 2021Nomination of Miguel A. Cardona to be secretary of education (64-33)
Patrick J. Toomey's Vote:
No
support
No
84.8%-84.8
Feb. 25, 2021Nomination of Jennifer Mulhern Granholm to be secretary of energy (64-35)
Patrick J. Toomey's Vote:
No
support
No
78.8%-78.8
Feb. 23, 2021Nomination of Linda Thomas-Greenfield to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations (78-21)
Patrick J. Toomey's Vote:
No
support
No
87.5%-87.5
Feb. 23, 2021Nomination of Thomas J. Vilsack to be secretary of agriculture (92-7)
Patrick J. Toomey's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.0%+7.0
Feb. 8, 2021Nomination of Denis Richard McDonough to be secretary of veterans affairs (87-7)
Patrick J. Toomey's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
94.6%
Feb. 2, 2021Nomination of Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas to be secretary of homeland security (56-43)
Patrick J. Toomey's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
74.1%
Feb. 2, 2021Nomination of Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg to be secretary of transportation (86-13)
Patrick J. Toomey's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
92.1%
Jan. 26, 2021Nomination of Antony John Blinken to be secretary of state (78-22)
Patrick J. Toomey's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.7%+8.3
Jan. 25, 2021Nomination of Janet Louise Yellen to be secretary of the treasury (84-15)
Patrick J. Toomey's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.9%+5.1
Jan. 22, 2021Nomination of Lloyd James Austin to be secretary of defense (93-2)
Patrick J. Toomey's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.8%+1.2
Jan. 21, 2021Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (69-27)
Patrick J. Toomey's Vote:
No
support
No
71.5%-71.5
Jan. 20, 2021Nomination of Avril Danica Haines to be director of national intelligence (84-10)
Patrick J. Toomey's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
93.9%
Average36.4%80.3%-43.9

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