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.

Richard C. ShelbyR

Republican senator for Alabama

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Shelby votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Shelby’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 Shelby votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Shelby’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
-25.5%
31.0%
-15.2-15.2
-15.2

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican senator for Alabama

DateMeasureBiden positionShelby 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)
Richard C. Shelby's Vote:
No
support
No
2.9%-2.9
June 8Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (49-50)
Richard C. Shelby's Vote:
No
support
No
2.9%-2.9
June 8Investing in science and technology manufacturing and research (68-32)
Richard C. Shelby's Vote:
No
support
No
37.8%-37.8
May 28Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (54-35)
Richard C. Shelby's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
10.7%
May 19Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (50-48)
Richard C. Shelby's Vote:
No
support
No
3.2%-3.2
May 11Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (52-47)
Richard C. Shelby's Vote:
No
support
No
7.9%-7.9
April 29Providing money for safe drinking water and other water infrastructure (89-2)
Richard C. Shelby's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
96.2%
April 28Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (52-42)
Richard C. Shelby's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
4.2%
April 22Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (94-1)
Richard C. Shelby's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.0%+2.0
March 22Nomination of Martin Joseph Walsh to be secretary of labor (68-29)
Richard C. Shelby's Vote:
No
support
No
34.2%-34.2
March 18Nomination of Xavier Becerra to be secretary of health and human services (50-49)
Richard C. Shelby's Vote:
No
support
No
2.6%-2.6
March 17Nomination of Katherine C. Tai to be United States trade representative (98-0)
Richard C. Shelby'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)
Richard C. Shelby's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
63.3%+36.7
March 15Nomination of Debra Anne Haaland to be secretary of the interior (51-40)
Richard C. Shelby's Vote:
No
support
No
5.4%-5.4
March 10Nomination of Michael Stanley Regan to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (66-34)
Richard C. Shelby's Vote:
No
support
No
23.6%-23.6
March 10Nomination of Merrick Brian Garland to be attorney general (70-30)
Richard C. Shelby's Vote:
No
support
No
34.8%-34.8
March 10Nomination of Marcia Louise Fudge to be secretary of housing and urban development (66-34)
Richard C. Shelby's Vote:
No
support
No
30.9%-30.9
March 6Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (50-49)
Richard C. Shelby's Vote:
No
support
No
3.1%-3.1
March 2Nomination of Cecilia Elena Rouse to be chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers (95-4)
Richard C. Shelby's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.5%+8.5
March 2Nomination of Gina Marie Raimondo to be secretary of commerce (84-15)
Richard C. Shelby's Vote:
No
support
No
65.5%-65.5
March 1Nomination of Miguel A. Cardona to be secretary of education (64-33)
Richard C. Shelby's Vote:
No
support
No
21.2%-21.2
Feb. 25Nomination of Jennifer Mulhern Granholm to be secretary of energy (64-35)
Richard C. Shelby's Vote:
No
support
No
28.1%-28.1
Feb. 23Nomination of Linda Thomas-Greenfield to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations (78-21)
Richard C. Shelby's Vote:
No
support
No
57.7%-57.7
Feb. 23Nomination of Thomas J. Vilsack to be secretary of agriculture (92-7)
Richard C. Shelby's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.3%+7.7
Feb. 8Nomination of Denis Richard McDonough to be secretary of veterans affairs (87-7)
Richard C. Shelby's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
85.8%+14.2
Feb. 2Nomination of Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas to be secretary of homeland security (56-43)
Richard C. Shelby's Vote:
No
support
No
11.0%-11.0
Feb. 2Nomination of Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg to be secretary of transportation (86-13)
Richard C. Shelby's Vote:
No
support
No
74.4%-74.4
Jan. 26Nomination of Antony John Blinken to be secretary of state (78-22)
Richard C. Shelby's Vote:
No
support
No
49.2%-49.2
Jan. 25Nomination of Janet Louise Yellen to be secretary of the treasury (84-15)
Richard C. Shelby's Vote:
No
support
No
65.2%-65.2
Jan. 22Nomination of Lloyd James Austin to be secretary of defense (93-2)
Richard C. Shelby's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.7%+4.3
Jan. 21Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (69-27)
Richard C. Shelby's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
74.8%+25.2
Jan. 20Nomination of Avril Danica Haines to be director of national intelligence (84-10)
Richard C. Shelby's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
78.8%+21.2
Average31.0%46.3%-15.2

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