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.

Steve DainesR

Republican senator for Montana

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Daines votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Daines’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 Daines votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Daines’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
-16.4%
33.3%
-12.5-12.5
-12.5

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican senator for Montana

DateMeasureBiden positionDaines 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)
Steve Daines's Vote:
No
support
No
13.0%-13.0
Aug. 4Providing congressional disapproval of a rule that restored environmental regulations (50-47)
Steve Daines's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
3.0%+97.0
July 27Supporting the domestic production of semiconductors (64-33)
Steve Daines's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
46.2%+53.8
June 23Expanding firearm regulations (65-33)
Steve Daines's Vote:
No
support
No
43.4%-43.4
June 16Expanding health care eligibility for veterans exposed to toxic substances (84-14)
Steve Daines's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
79.8%
May 26Providing congressional disapproval of a policy concerning federal asylum procedures (46-48)
Steve Daines's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
9.6%+90.4
May 3Providing for congressional disapproval of vaccine and mask requirements in Head Start programs (55-41)
Steve Daines's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
0.1%+99.9
April 7Nomination of Ketanji Brown Jackson to be an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (53-47)
Steve Daines's Vote:
No
support
No
17.9%-17.9
March 15Providing congressional disapproval of the CDC's requirement of masks on planes, trains and buses (57-40)
Steve Daines's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
3.4%+96.6
March 15Nomination of Shalanda D. Young to be director of the Office of Management and Budget (61-36)
Steve Daines's Vote:
No
support
No
42.6%-42.6
March 10The 2022 fiscal year appropriations bill (68-31)
Steve Daines's Vote:
No
support
No
52.2%-52.2
March 8Improving the U.S. Postal Service's finances, services and transparency (79-19)
Steve Daines's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
72.2%+27.8
March 3Providing for congressional disapproval of the national COVID-19 emergency declaration (48-47)
Steve Daines's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
13.3%+86.7
March 2Providing for congressional disapproval of vaccine mandates for health care workers (49-44)
Steve Daines's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
12.6%+87.4
Jan. 19Keeping Senate filibuster rules in place to block voting-rights legislation (52-48)
Steve Daines's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
2.4%+97.6
Jan. 13Imposing additional sanctions over a Russian gas pipeline (55-44)
Steve Daines's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
12.7%+87.3
Dec. 14,
2021
Increasing the debt limit (50-49)
Steve Daines's Vote:
No
support
No
13.0%-13.0
Dec. 8,
2021
Providing for congressional disapproval of COVID-19 vaccine and testing mandates for large businesses (52-48)
Steve Daines's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
0.3%+99.7
Dec. 7,
2021
Providing for congressional disapproval of the sale of certain weapons to Saudi Arabia (30-67)
Steve Daines's Vote:
No
oppose
No
88.1%-88.1
Dec. 2,
2021
Extending government funding (69-28)
Steve Daines's Vote:
No
support
No
53.2%-53.2
Aug. 11,
2021
$3.5 trillion budget plan (50-49)
Steve Daines's Vote:
No
support
No
13.1%-13.1
Aug. 10,
2021
Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (69-30)
Steve Daines's Vote:
No
support
No
54.1%-54.1
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)
Steve Daines'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)
Steve Daines's Vote:
No
support
No
13.0%-13.0
June 8,
2021
Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (49-50)
Steve Daines's Vote:
No
support
No
13.0%-13.0
June 8,
2021
Investing in science and technology manufacturing and research (68-32)
Steve Daines's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
52.4%+47.6
May 28,
2021
Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (54-35)
Steve Daines's Vote:
No
support
No
28.6%-28.6
May 19,
2021
Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (50-48)
Steve Daines's Vote:
No
support
No
14.1%-14.1
May 11,
2021
Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (52-47)
Steve Daines's Vote:
No
support
No
22.2%-22.2
April 29,
2021
Providing money for safe drinking water and other water infrastructure (89-2)
Steve Daines's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.1%+2.9
April 28,
2021
Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (52-42)
Steve Daines's Vote:
No
support
No
17.6%-17.6
April 22,
2021
Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (94-1)
Steve Daines's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.6%+1.4
March 22,
2021
Nomination of Martin Joseph Walsh to be secretary of labor (68-29)
Steve Daines's Vote:
No
support
No
53.6%-53.6
March 18,
2021
Nomination of Xavier Becerra to be secretary of health and human services (50-49)
Steve Daines's Vote:
No
support
No
13.1%-13.1
March 17,
2021
Nomination of Katherine C. Tai to be United States trade representative (98-0)
Steve Daines'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)
Steve Daines's Vote:
No
support
No
75.1%-75.1
March 15,
2021
Nomination of Debra Anne Haaland to be secretary of the interior (51-40)
Steve Daines's Vote:
No
support
No
20.6%-20.6
March 10,
2021
Nomination of Michael Stanley Regan to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (66-34)
Steve Daines's Vote:
No
support
No
44.7%-44.7
March 10,
2021
Nomination of Merrick Brian Garland to be attorney general (70-30)
Steve Daines's Vote:
No
support
No
54.0%-54.0
March 10,
2021
Nomination of Marcia Louise Fudge to be secretary of housing and urban development (66-34)
Steve Daines's Vote:
No
support
No
48.1%-48.1
March 6,
2021
Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (50-49)
Steve Daines's Vote:
No
support
No
13.5%-13.5
March 2,
2021
Nomination of Cecilia Elena Rouse to be chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers (95-4)
Steve Daines's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.6%+5.4
March 2,
2021
Nomination of Gina Marie Raimondo to be secretary of commerce (84-15)
Steve Daines's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
78.4%+21.6
March 1,
2021
Nomination of Miguel A. Cardona to be secretary of education (64-33)
Steve Daines's Vote:
No
support
No
43.1%-43.1
Feb. 25,
2021
Nomination of Jennifer Mulhern Granholm to be secretary of energy (64-35)
Steve Daines's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
45.6%+54.4
Feb. 23,
2021
Nomination of Linda Thomas-Greenfield to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations (78-21)
Steve Daines's Vote:
No
support
No
69.9%-69.9
Feb. 23,
2021
Nomination of Thomas J. Vilsack to be secretary of agriculture (92-7)
Steve Daines's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.5%+7.5
Feb. 8,
2021
Nomination of Denis Richard McDonough to be secretary of veterans affairs (87-7)
Steve Daines's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
89.5%+10.5
Feb. 2,
2021
Nomination of Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas to be secretary of homeland security (56-43)
Steve Daines's Vote:
No
support
No
27.8%-27.8
Feb. 2,
2021
Nomination of Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg to be secretary of transportation (86-13)
Steve Daines's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
81.9%+18.1
Jan. 26,
2021
Nomination of Antony John Blinken to be secretary of state (78-22)
Steve Daines's Vote:
No
support
No
67.7%-67.7
Jan. 25,
2021
Nomination of Janet Louise Yellen to be secretary of the treasury (84-15)
Steve Daines's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
79.2%+20.8
Jan. 22,
2021
Nomination of Lloyd James Austin to be secretary of defense (93-2)
Steve Daines's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.1%+2.9
Jan. 21,
2021
Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (69-27)
Steve Daines's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
73.7%+26.3
Jan. 20,
2021
Nomination of Avril Danica Haines to be director of national intelligence (84-10)
Steve Daines's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
85.4%+14.6
Average33.3%45.8%-12.5

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