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.

Ted CruzR

Republican senator for Texas

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Cruz votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Cruz’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 Cruz votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Cruz’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
-5.6%
14.8%
-50.4-50.4
-50.4

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican senator for Texas

DateMeasureBiden positionCruz 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)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
No
support
No
41.8%-41.8
Aug. 4Providing congressional disapproval of a rule that restored environmental regulations (50-47)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
32.2%+67.8
July 27Supporting the domestic production of semiconductors (64-33)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
No
support
No
66.8%-66.8
June 23Expanding firearm regulations (65-33)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
No
support
No
71.1%-71.1
June 16Expanding health care eligibility for veterans exposed to toxic substances (84-14)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
89.7%+10.3
May 26Providing congressional disapproval of a policy concerning federal asylum procedures (46-48)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
Not Voting
oppose
Didn't Vote
41.0%
May 3Providing for congressional disapproval of vaccine and mask requirements in Head Start programs (55-41)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
9.6%+90.4
April 7Nomination of Ketanji Brown Jackson to be an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (53-47)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
No
support
No
49.0%-49.0
March 15Providing congressional disapproval of the CDC's requirement of masks on planes, trains and buses (57-40)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
22.0%+78.0
March 15Nomination of Shalanda D. Young to be director of the Office of Management and Budget (61-36)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
No
support
No
66.6%-66.6
March 10The 2022 fiscal year appropriations bill (68-31)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
No
support
No
71.3%-71.3
March 8Improving the U.S. Postal Service's finances, services and transparency (79-19)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
No
support
No
82.2%-82.2
March 3Providing for congressional disapproval of the national COVID-19 emergency declaration (48-47)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
42.2%+57.8
March 2Providing for congressional disapproval of vaccine mandates for health care workers (49-44)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
39.9%+60.1
Jan. 19Keeping Senate filibuster rules in place to block voting-rights legislation (52-48)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
28.7%+71.3
Jan. 13Imposing additional sanctions over a Russian gas pipeline (55-44)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
34.6%+65.4
Dec. 14,
2021
Increasing the debt limit (50-49)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
No
support
No
41.8%-41.8
Dec. 8,
2021
Providing for congressional disapproval of COVID-19 vaccine and testing mandates for large businesses (52-48)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
20.2%+79.8
Dec. 7,
2021
Providing for congressional disapproval of the sale of certain weapons to Saudi Arabia (30-67)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
No
oppose
No
77.9%-77.9
Dec. 2,
2021
Extending government funding (69-28)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
No
support
No
75.1%-75.1
Aug. 11,
2021
$3.5 trillion budget plan (50-49)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
No
support
No
41.9%-41.9
Aug. 10,
2021
Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (69-30)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
No
support
No
72.7%-72.7
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)
Ted Cruz'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)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
No
support
No
41.8%-41.8
June 8,
2021
Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (49-50)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
No
support
No
41.8%-41.8
June 8,
2021
Investing in science and technology manufacturing and research (68-32)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
No
support
No
69.1%-69.1
May 28,
2021
Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (54-35)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
No
support
No
59.4%-59.4
May 19,
2021
Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (50-48)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
No
support
No
43.5%-43.5
May 11,
2021
Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (52-47)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
No
support
No
49.8%-49.8
April 29,
2021
Providing money for safe drinking water and other water infrastructure (89-2)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
No
support
No
97.9%-97.9
April 28,
2021
Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (52-42)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
No
support
No
50.7%-50.7
April 22,
2021
Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (94-1)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.1%+0.9
March 22,
2021
Nomination of Martin Joseph Walsh to be secretary of labor (68-29)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
No
support
No
75.3%-75.3
March 18,
2021
Nomination of Xavier Becerra to be secretary of health and human services (50-49)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
No
support
No
44.2%-44.2
March 17,
2021
Nomination of Katherine C. Tai to be United States trade representative (98-0)
Ted Cruz'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)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
No
support
No
85.9%-85.9
March 15,
2021
Nomination of Debra Anne Haaland to be secretary of the interior (51-40)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
No
support
No
54.5%-54.5
March 10,
2021
Nomination of Michael Stanley Regan to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (66-34)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
No
support
No
71.2%-71.2
March 10,
2021
Nomination of Merrick Brian Garland to be attorney general (70-30)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
No
support
No
75.3%-75.3
March 10,
2021
Nomination of Marcia Louise Fudge to be secretary of housing and urban development (66-34)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
No
support
No
68.7%-68.7
March 6,
2021
Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (50-49)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
No
support
No
42.5%-42.5
March 2,
2021
Nomination of Cecilia Elena Rouse to be chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers (95-4)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.1%+2.9
March 2,
2021
Nomination of Gina Marie Raimondo to be secretary of commerce (84-15)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
No
support
No
89.3%-89.3
March 1,
2021
Nomination of Miguel A. Cardona to be secretary of education (64-33)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
No
support
No
71.4%-71.4
Feb. 25,
2021
Nomination of Jennifer Mulhern Granholm to be secretary of energy (64-35)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
No
support
No
67.3%-67.3
Feb. 23,
2021
Nomination of Linda Thomas-Greenfield to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations (78-21)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
No
support
No
81.8%-81.8
Feb. 23,
2021
Nomination of Thomas J. Vilsack to be secretary of agriculture (92-7)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
No
support
No
92.9%-92.9
Feb. 8,
2021
Nomination of Denis Richard McDonough to be secretary of veterans affairs (87-7)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
No
support
No
93.0%-93.0
Feb. 2,
2021
Nomination of Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas to be secretary of homeland security (56-43)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
No
support
No
56.8%-56.8
Feb. 2,
2021
Nomination of Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg to be secretary of transportation (86-13)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
No
support
No
88.9%-88.9
Jan. 26,
2021
Nomination of Antony John Blinken to be secretary of state (78-22)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
No
support
No
84.8%-84.8
Jan. 25,
2021
Nomination of Janet Louise Yellen to be secretary of the treasury (84-15)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
No
support
No
90.6%-90.6
Jan. 22,
2021
Nomination of Lloyd James Austin to be secretary of defense (93-2)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.3%+1.7
Jan. 21,
2021
Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (69-27)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
72.4%+27.6
Jan. 20,
2021
Nomination of Avril Danica Haines to be director of national intelligence (84-10)
Ted Cruz's Vote:
No
support
No
91.3%-91.3
Average14.8%65.3%-50.4

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