UPDATED Sep. 19, 2022, at 2:32 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.

Rob PortmanR

Republican senator for Ohio

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Portman votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Portman’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 Portman votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Portman’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
-8.0%
61.8%
+1.7+1.7
+1.7

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican senator for Ohio

DateMeasureBiden positionPortman voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
Aug. 7Allowing Medicare to negotiate prescription drug prices; extending Affordable Care Act subsidies; expanding tax credits for renewable and clean energy efforts; establishing a 15 percent corporate minimum tax; and other measures (50-50)
Rob Portman's Vote:
No
support
No
33.9%-33.9
Aug. 4Providing congressional disapproval of a rule that restored environmental regulations (50-47)
Rob Portman's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
21.6%+78.4
July 27Supporting the domestic production of semiconductors (64-33)
Rob Portman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
62.3%+37.7
June 23Expanding firearm regulations (65-33)
Rob Portman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
65.2%+34.8
June 16Expanding health care eligibility for veterans exposed to toxic substances (84-14)
Rob Portman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
87.9%+12.1
May 26Providing congressional disapproval of a policy concerning federal asylum procedures (46-48)
Rob Portman's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
31.8%+68.2
May 3Providing for congressional disapproval of vaccine and mask requirements in Head Start programs (55-41)
Rob Portman's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
4.3%+95.7
April 7Nomination of Ketanji Brown Jackson to be an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (53-47)
Rob Portman's Vote:
No
support
No
41.0%-41.0
March 15Providing congressional disapproval of the CDC's requirement of masks on planes, trains and buses (57-40)
Rob Portman's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
15.6%+84.4
March 15Nomination of Shalanda D. Young to be director of the Office of Management and Budget (61-36)
Rob Portman's Vote:
No
support
No
61.4%-61.4
March 10The 2022 fiscal year appropriations bill (68-31)
Rob Portman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
67.2%+32.8
March 8Improving the U.S. Postal Service's finances, services and transparency (79-19)
Rob Portman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
80.2%+19.8
March 3Providing for congressional disapproval of the national COVID-19 emergency declaration (48-47)
Rob Portman's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
34.3%+65.7
March 2Providing for congressional disapproval of vaccine mandates for health care workers (49-44)
Rob Portman's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
32.3%+67.7
Jan. 19Keeping Senate filibuster rules in place to block voting-rights legislation (52-48)
Rob Portman's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
18.8%+81.2
Jan. 13Imposing additional sanctions over a Russian gas pipeline (55-44)
Rob Portman's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
28.6%+71.4
Dec. 14,
2021
Increasing the debt limit (50-49)
Rob Portman's Vote:
No
support
No
33.9%-33.9
Dec. 8,
2021
Providing for congressional disapproval of COVID-19 vaccine and testing mandates for large businesses (52-48)
Rob Portman's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
10.2%+89.8
Dec. 7,
2021
Providing for congressional disapproval of the sale of certain weapons to Saudi Arabia (30-67)
Rob Portman's Vote:
No
oppose
No
80.6%-80.6
Dec. 2,
2021
Extending government funding (69-28)
Rob Portman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
70.6%+29.4
Aug. 11,
2021
$3.5 trillion budget plan (50-49)
Rob Portman's Vote:
No
support
No
34.0%-34.0
Aug. 10,
2021
Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (69-30)
Rob Portman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
68.8%+31.2
July 29,
2021
Providing emergency funding for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack and for the expansion of the Afghan visa program (98-0)
Rob Portman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
June 22,
2021
Expanding voting rights and strengthening campaign finance regulations and ethics rules (50-50)
Rob Portman's Vote:
No
support
No
33.9%-33.9
June 8,
2021
Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (49-50)
Rob Portman's Vote:
No
support
No
33.9%-33.9
June 8,
2021
Investing in science and technology manufacturing and research (68-32)
Rob Portman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
65.5%+34.5
May 28,
2021
Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (54-35)
Rob Portman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
52.2%+47.8
May 19,
2021
Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (50-48)
Rob Portman's Vote:
No
support
No
35.5%-35.5
May 11,
2021
Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (52-47)
Rob Portman's Vote:
No
support
No
42.9%-42.9
April 29,
2021
Providing money for safe drinking water and other water infrastructure (89-2)
Rob Portman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.8%+2.2
April 28,
2021
Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (52-42)
Rob Portman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
42.2%+57.8
April 22,
2021
Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (94-1)
Rob Portman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.0%+1.0
March 22,
2021
Nomination of Martin Joseph Walsh to be secretary of labor (68-29)
Rob Portman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
70.8%+29.2
March 18,
2021
Nomination of Xavier Becerra to be secretary of health and human services (50-49)
Rob Portman's Vote:
No
support
No
35.6%-35.6
March 17,
2021
Nomination of Katherine C. Tai to be United States trade representative (98-0)
Rob Portman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
March 16,
2021
Nomination of Isabella Casillas Guzman to be administrator of the Small Business Administration (81-17)
Rob Portman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
83.8%+16.2
March 15,
2021
Nomination of Debra Anne Haaland to be secretary of the interior (51-40)
Rob Portman's Vote:
No
support
No
46.1%-46.1
March 10,
2021
Nomination of Michael Stanley Regan to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (66-34)
Rob Portman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
65.6%+34.4
March 10,
2021
Nomination of Merrick Brian Garland to be attorney general (70-30)
Rob Portman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
70.9%+29.1
March 10,
2021
Nomination of Marcia Louise Fudge to be secretary of housing and urban development (66-34)
Rob Portman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
64.3%+35.7
March 6,
2021
Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (50-49)
Rob Portman's Vote:
No
support
No
34.5%-34.5
March 2,
2021
Nomination of Cecilia Elena Rouse to be chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers (95-4)
Rob Portman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.6%+3.4
March 2,
2021
Nomination of Gina Marie Raimondo to be secretary of commerce (84-15)
Rob Portman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
87.3%+12.7
March 1,
2021
Nomination of Miguel A. Cardona to be secretary of education (64-33)
Rob Portman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
65.5%+34.5
Feb. 25,
2021
Nomination of Jennifer Mulhern Granholm to be secretary of energy (64-35)
Rob Portman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
62.6%+37.4
Feb. 23,
2021
Nomination of Linda Thomas-Greenfield to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations (78-21)
Rob Portman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
79.4%+20.6
Feb. 23,
2021
Nomination of Thomas J. Vilsack to be secretary of agriculture (92-7)
Rob Portman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.8%+7.2
Feb. 8,
2021
Nomination of Denis Richard McDonough to be secretary of veterans affairs (87-7)
Rob Portman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.3%+7.7
Feb. 2,
2021
Nomination of Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas to be secretary of homeland security (56-43)
Rob Portman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
50.0%+50.0
Feb. 2,
2021
Nomination of Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg to be secretary of transportation (86-13)
Rob Portman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
87.5%+12.5
Jan. 26,
2021
Nomination of Antony John Blinken to be secretary of state (78-22)
Rob Portman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
81.6%+18.4
Jan. 25,
2021
Nomination of Janet Louise Yellen to be secretary of the treasury (84-15)
Rob Portman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
88.6%+11.4
Jan. 22,
2021
Nomination of Lloyd James Austin to be secretary of defense (93-2)
Rob Portman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.1%+1.9
Jan. 21,
2021
Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (69-27)
Rob Portman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
72.7%+27.3
Jan. 20,
2021
Nomination of Avril Danica Haines to be director of national intelligence (84-10)
Rob Portman's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
90.1%+9.9
Average61.8%60.1%+1.7

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