UPDATED Oct. 24, 2022, at 9:51 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.

Tina SmithD

Democratic senator for Minnesota

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Smith votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Smith’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 Smith votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Smith’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
+7.1%
98.1%
+10.4+10.4
+10.4

117th Congress (2021-22)

Democratic senator for Minnesota

DateMeasureBiden positionSmith voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
Sept. 29Extending government funding, providing money for economic and security assistance to Ukraine, and authorizing compensation for victims of the Hermits Peak/Calf Canyon wildfire (72-25)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.9%+6.1
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)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
80.9%+19.1
Aug. 4Providing congressional disapproval of a rule that restored environmental regulations (50-47)
Tina Smith's Vote:
No
oppose
No
88.7%-88.7
July 27Supporting the domestic production of semiconductors (64-33)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
85.6%+14.4
June 23Expanding firearm regulations (65-33)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.0%+8.0
June 16Expanding health care eligibility for veterans exposed to toxic substances (84-14)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.2%+3.8
May 26Providing congressional disapproval of a policy concerning federal asylum procedures (46-48)
Tina Smith's Vote:
No
oppose
No
85.1%-85.1
May 3Providing for congressional disapproval of vaccine and mask requirements in Head Start programs (55-41)
Tina Smith's Vote:
No
oppose
No
79.2%-79.2
April 7Nomination of Ketanji Brown Jackson to be an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (53-47)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
84.8%+15.2
March 15Providing congressional disapproval of the CDC's requirement of masks on planes, trains and buses (57-40)
Tina Smith's Vote:
No
oppose
No
68.2%-68.2
March 15Nomination of Shalanda D. Young to be director of the Office of Management and Budget (61-36)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
87.5%+12.5
March 10The 2022 fiscal year appropriations bill (68-31)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
87.6%+12.4
March 8Improving the U.S. Postal Service's finances, services and transparency (79-19)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
90.6%+9.4
March 3Providing for congressional disapproval of the national COVID-19 emergency declaration (48-47)
Tina Smith's Vote:
No
oppose
No
81.1%-81.1
March 2Providing for congressional disapproval of vaccine mandates for health care workers (49-44)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Not Voting
oppose
Didn't Vote
78.4%
Jan. 19Keeping Senate filibuster rules in place to block voting-rights legislation (52-48)
Tina Smith's Vote:
No
oppose
No
86.5%-86.5
Jan. 13Imposing additional sanctions over a Russian gas pipeline (55-44)
Tina Smith's Vote:
No
oppose
No
68.5%-68.5
Dec. 14,
2021
Increasing the debt limit (50-49)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
80.9%+19.1
Dec. 8,
2021
Providing for congressional disapproval of COVID-19 vaccine and testing mandates for large businesses (52-48)
Tina Smith's Vote:
No
oppose
No
92.0%-92.0
Dec. 7,
2021
Providing for congressional disapproval of the sale of certain weapons to Saudi Arabia (30-67)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
oppose
Yes
61.3%+38.7
Dec. 2,
2021
Extending government funding (69-28)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.7%+8.3
Aug. 11,
2021
$3.5 trillion budget plan (50-49)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
80.9%+19.1
Aug. 10,
2021
Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (69-30)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
88.4%+11.6
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)
Tina Smith'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)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
80.9%+19.1
June 8,
2021
Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (49-50)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
80.8%+19.2
June 8,
2021
Investing in science and technology manufacturing and research (68-32)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
84.5%+15.5
May 28,
2021
Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (54-35)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
88.1%+11.9
May 19,
2021
Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (50-48)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
81.9%+18.1
May 11,
2021
Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (52-47)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
81.4%+18.6
April 29,
2021
Providing money for safe drinking water and other water infrastructure (89-2)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.6%+1.4
April 28,
2021
Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (52-42)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
87.2%+12.8
April 22,
2021
Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (94-1)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Not Voting
support
Didn't Vote
99.4%
March 22,
2021
Nomination of Martin Joseph Walsh to be secretary of labor (68-29)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.6%+8.4
March 18,
2021
Nomination of Xavier Becerra to be secretary of health and human services (50-49)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
84.1%+15.9
March 17,
2021
Nomination of Katherine C. Tai to be United States trade representative (98-0)
Tina Smith'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)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.9%+6.1
March 15,
2021
Nomination of Debra Anne Haaland to be secretary of the interior (51-40)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
88.7%+11.3
March 10,
2021
Nomination of Michael Stanley Regan to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (66-34)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.6%+8.4
March 10,
2021
Nomination of Merrick Brian Garland to be attorney general (70-30)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.5%+8.5
March 10,
2021
Nomination of Marcia Louise Fudge to be secretary of housing and urban development (66-34)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
86.8%+13.2
March 6,
2021
Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (50-49)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
81.2%+18.8
March 2,
2021
Nomination of Cecilia Elena Rouse to be chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers (95-4)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.7%+1.3
March 2,
2021
Nomination of Gina Marie Raimondo to be secretary of commerce (84-15)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
96.3%+3.7
March 1,
2021
Nomination of Miguel A. Cardona to be secretary of education (64-33)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.5%+7.5
Feb. 25,
2021
Nomination of Jennifer Mulhern Granholm to be secretary of energy (64-35)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
86.6%+13.4
Feb. 23,
2021
Nomination of Linda Thomas-Greenfield to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations (78-21)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
91.4%+8.6
Feb. 23,
2021
Nomination of Thomas J. Vilsack to be secretary of agriculture (92-7)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
93.2%+6.8
Feb. 8,
2021
Nomination of Denis Richard McDonough to be secretary of veterans affairs (87-7)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.8%+4.2
Feb. 2,
2021
Nomination of Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas to be secretary of homeland security (56-43)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
85.6%+14.4
Feb. 2,
2021
Nomination of Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg to be secretary of transportation (86-13)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.3%+5.7
Jan. 26,
2021
Nomination of Antony John Blinken to be secretary of state (78-22)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.5%+4.5
Jan. 25,
2021
Nomination of Janet Louise Yellen to be secretary of the treasury (84-15)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.2%+2.8
Jan. 22,
2021
Nomination of Lloyd James Austin to be secretary of defense (93-2)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
99.1%+0.9
Jan. 21,
2021
Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (69-27)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
70.8%+29.2
Jan. 20,
2021
Nomination of Avril Danica Haines to be director of national intelligence (84-10)
Tina Smith's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.7%+4.3
Average98.1%87.7%+10.4

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