UPDATED Oct. 6, 2021, at 10:49 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.

Robert MenendezD

Democratic senator for New Jersey

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Menendez votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Menendez’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 Menendez votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Menendez’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
+15.9%
100.0%
+4.2+4.2
+4.2

117th Congress (2021-22)

Democratic senator for New Jersey

DateMeasureBiden positionMenendez voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
Aug. 11$3.5 trillion budget plan (50-49)
Robert Menendez's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.8%+5.2
Aug. 10Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (69-30)
Robert Menendez's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.5%+5.5
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)
Robert Menendez's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
100.0%0.0
June 22Expanding voting rights and strengthening campaign finance regulations and ethics rules (50-50)
Robert Menendez's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.8%+5.2
June 8Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (49-50)
Robert Menendez's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.7%+5.3
June 8Investing in science and technology manufacturing and research (68-32)
Robert Menendez's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.5%+8.5
May 28Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (54-35)
Robert Menendez's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.7%+3.3
May 19Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (50-48)
Robert Menendez's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.2%+4.8
May 11Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (52-47)
Robert Menendez's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.5%+6.5
April 29Providing money for safe drinking water and other water infrastructure (89-2)
Robert Menendez's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.0%+1.0
April 28Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (52-42)
Robert Menendez's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.2%+2.8
April 22Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (94-1)
Robert Menendez's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.6%+0.4
March 22Nomination of Martin Joseph Walsh to be secretary of labor (68-29)
Robert Menendez's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.9%+3.1
March 18Nomination of Xavier Becerra to be secretary of health and human services (50-49)
Robert Menendez's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.4%+3.6
March 17Nomination of Katherine C. Tai to be United States trade representative (98-0)
Robert Menendez'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)
Robert Menendez's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.0%+3.0
March 15Nomination of Debra Anne Haaland to be secretary of the interior (51-40)
Robert Menendez's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.6%+2.4
March 10Nomination of Michael Stanley Regan to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (66-34)
Robert Menendez's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.4%+2.6
March 10Nomination of Merrick Brian Garland to be attorney general (70-30)
Robert Menendez's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.8%+3.2
March 10Nomination of Marcia Louise Fudge to be secretary of housing and urban development (66-34)
Robert Menendez's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.0%+6.0
March 6Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (50-49)
Robert Menendez's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.9%+5.1
March 2Nomination of Cecilia Elena Rouse to be chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers (95-4)
Robert Menendez's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.3%+0.7
March 2Nomination of Gina Marie Raimondo to be secretary of commerce (84-15)
Robert Menendez's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.5%+1.5
March 1Nomination of Miguel A. Cardona to be secretary of education (64-33)
Robert Menendez's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.0%+2.0
Feb. 25Nomination of Jennifer Mulhern Granholm to be secretary of energy (64-35)
Robert Menendez's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.1%+5.9
Feb. 23Nomination of Linda Thomas-Greenfield to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations (78-21)
Robert Menendez's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.3%+4.7
Feb. 23Nomination of Thomas J. Vilsack to be secretary of agriculture (92-7)
Robert Menendez's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.4%+6.6
Feb. 8Nomination of Denis Richard McDonough to be secretary of veterans affairs (87-7)
Robert Menendez's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.2%+2.8
Feb. 2Nomination of Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas to be secretary of homeland security (56-43)
Robert Menendez's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.4%+4.6
Feb. 2Nomination of Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg to be secretary of transportation (86-13)
Robert Menendez's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.6%+3.4
Jan. 26Nomination of Antony John Blinken to be secretary of state (78-22)
Robert Menendez's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.5%+1.5
Jan. 25Nomination of Janet Louise Yellen to be secretary of the treasury (84-15)
Robert Menendez's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.0%+1.0
Jan. 22Nomination of Lloyd James Austin to be secretary of defense (93-2)
Robert Menendez's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.5%+0.5
Jan. 21Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (69-27)
Robert Menendez's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
69.6%+30.4
Jan. 20Nomination of Avril Danica Haines to be director of national intelligence (84-10)
Robert Menendez's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.5%+2.5
Average100.0%95.8%+4.2

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