UPDATED Sep. 28, 2022, at 3:37 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.

Tim ScottR

Republican senator for South Carolina

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Scott votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Scott’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 Scott votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Scott’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
-11.7%
24.1%
-28.9-28.9
-28.9

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican senator for South Carolina

DateMeasureBiden positionScott 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)
Tim Scott's Vote:
No
support
No
23.4%-23.4
Aug. 4Providing congressional disapproval of a rule that restored environmental regulations (50-47)
Tim Scott's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
10.3%+89.7
July 27Supporting the domestic production of semiconductors (64-33)
Tim Scott's Vote:
No
support
No
55.4%-55.4
June 23Expanding firearm regulations (65-33)
Tim Scott's Vote:
No
support
No
55.9%-55.9
June 16Expanding health care eligibility for veterans exposed to toxic substances (84-14)
Tim Scott's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
84.7%+15.3
May 26Providing congressional disapproval of a policy concerning federal asylum procedures (46-48)
Tim Scott's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
20.1%+79.9
May 3Providing for congressional disapproval of vaccine and mask requirements in Head Start programs (55-41)
Tim Scott's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
1.0%+99.0
April 7Nomination of Ketanji Brown Jackson to be an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (53-47)
Tim Scott's Vote:
No
support
No
29.8%-29.8
March 15Providing congressional disapproval of the CDC's requirement of masks on planes, trains and buses (57-40)
Tim Scott's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
8.6%+91.4
March 15Nomination of Shalanda D. Young to be director of the Office of Management and Budget (61-36)
Tim Scott's Vote:
No
support
No
53.3%-53.3
March 10The 2022 fiscal year appropriations bill (68-31)
Tim Scott's Vote:
No
support
No
60.9%-60.9
March 8Improving the U.S. Postal Service's finances, services and transparency (79-19)
Tim Scott's Vote:
No
support
No
76.9%-76.9
March 3Providing for congressional disapproval of the national COVID-19 emergency declaration (48-47)
Tim Scott's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
23.7%+76.3
March 2Providing for congressional disapproval of vaccine mandates for health care workers (49-44)
Tim Scott's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
22.4%+77.6
Jan. 19Keeping Senate filibuster rules in place to block voting-rights legislation (52-48)
Tim Scott's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
8.6%+91.4
Jan. 13Imposing additional sanctions over a Russian gas pipeline (55-44)
Tim Scott's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
20.7%+79.3
Dec. 14,
2021
Increasing the debt limit (50-49)
Tim Scott's Vote:
No
support
No
23.4%-23.4
Dec. 8,
2021
Providing for congressional disapproval of COVID-19 vaccine and testing mandates for large businesses (52-48)
Tim Scott's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
2.8%+97.2
Dec. 7,
2021
Providing for congressional disapproval of the sale of certain weapons to Saudi Arabia (30-67)
Tim Scott's Vote:
No
oppose
No
84.2%-84.2
Dec. 2,
2021
Extending government funding (69-28)
Tim Scott's Vote:
No
support
No
63.3%-63.3
Aug. 11,
2021
$3.5 trillion budget plan (50-49)
Tim Scott's Vote:
No
support
No
23.5%-23.5
Aug. 10,
2021
Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (69-30)
Tim Scott's Vote:
No
support
No
62.6%-62.6
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)
Tim Scott'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)
Tim Scott's Vote:
No
support
No
23.4%-23.4
June 8,
2021
Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (49-50)
Tim Scott's Vote:
No
support
No
23.4%-23.4
June 8,
2021
Investing in science and technology manufacturing and research (68-32)
Tim Scott's Vote:
No
support
No
59.9%-59.9
May 28,
2021
Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (54-35)
Tim Scott's Vote:
No
support
No
41.4%-41.4
May 19,
2021
Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (50-48)
Tim Scott's Vote:
No
support
No
24.8%-24.8
May 11,
2021
Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (52-47)
Tim Scott's Vote:
No
support
No
33.2%-33.2
April 29,
2021
Providing money for safe drinking water and other water infrastructure (89-2)
Tim Scott's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.5%+2.5
April 28,
2021
Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (52-42)
Tim Scott's Vote:
No
support
No
30.2%-30.2
April 22,
2021
Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (94-1)
Tim Scott's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.8%+1.2
March 22,
2021
Nomination of Martin Joseph Walsh to be secretary of labor (68-29)
Tim Scott's Vote:
No
support
No
63.6%-63.6
March 18,
2021
Nomination of Xavier Becerra to be secretary of health and human services (50-49)
Tim Scott's Vote:
No
support
No
24.3%-24.3
March 17,
2021
Nomination of Katherine C. Tai to be United States trade representative (98-0)
Tim Scott'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)
Tim Scott's Vote:
No
support
No
80.3%-80.3
March 15,
2021
Nomination of Debra Anne Haaland to be secretary of the interior (51-40)
Tim Scott's Vote:
No
support
No
33.9%-33.9
March 10,
2021
Nomination of Michael Stanley Regan to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (66-34)
Tim Scott's Vote:
No
support
No
56.7%-56.7
March 10,
2021
Nomination of Merrick Brian Garland to be attorney general (70-30)
Tim Scott's Vote:
No
support
No
63.8%-63.8
March 10,
2021
Nomination of Marcia Louise Fudge to be secretary of housing and urban development (66-34)
Tim Scott's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
57.3%+42.7
March 6,
2021
Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (50-49)
Tim Scott's Vote:
No
support
No
24.0%-24.0
March 2,
2021
Nomination of Cecilia Elena Rouse to be chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers (95-4)
Tim Scott's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.8%+4.2
March 2,
2021
Nomination of Gina Marie Raimondo to be secretary of commerce (84-15)
Tim Scott's Vote:
No
support
No
83.8%-83.8
March 1,
2021
Nomination of Miguel A. Cardona to be secretary of education (64-33)
Tim Scott's Vote:
No
support
No
55.8%-55.8
Feb. 25,
2021
Nomination of Jennifer Mulhern Granholm to be secretary of energy (64-35)
Tim Scott's Vote:
No
support
No
55.3%-55.3
Feb. 23,
2021
Nomination of Linda Thomas-Greenfield to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations (78-21)
Tim Scott's Vote:
No
support
No
75.4%-75.4
Feb. 23,
2021
Nomination of Thomas J. Vilsack to be secretary of agriculture (92-7)
Tim Scott's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.7%+7.3
Feb. 8,
2021
Nomination of Denis Richard McDonough to be secretary of veterans affairs (87-7)
Tim Scott's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.2%+8.8
Feb. 2,
2021
Nomination of Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas to be secretary of homeland security (56-43)
Tim Scott's Vote:
No
support
No
39.8%-39.8
Feb. 2,
2021
Nomination of Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg to be secretary of transportation (86-13)
Tim Scott's Vote:
No
support
No
85.2%-85.2
Jan. 26,
2021
Nomination of Antony John Blinken to be secretary of state (78-22)
Tim Scott's Vote:
No
support
No
76.1%-76.1
Jan. 25,
2021
Nomination of Janet Louise Yellen to be secretary of the treasury (84-15)
Tim Scott's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
84.9%+15.1
Jan. 22,
2021
Nomination of Lloyd James Austin to be secretary of defense (93-2)
Tim Scott's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.7%+2.3
Jan. 21,
2021
Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (69-27)
Tim Scott's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
73.1%+26.9
Jan. 20,
2021
Nomination of Avril Danica Haines to be director of national intelligence (84-10)
Tim Scott's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
88.2%
Average24.1%52.9%-28.9

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