UPDATED Apr. 29, 2021, at 4:01 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.

Tom CottonR

Republican senator for Arkansas

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Cotton votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Cotton’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 Cotton votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Cotton’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
-27.6%
23.1%
-28.1-28.1
-28.1

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican senator for Arkansas

DateMeasureBiden positionCotton voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
April 29Providing money for safe drinking water and other water infrastructure (89-2)
Tom Cotton's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.9%+4.1
April 28Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (52-42)
Tom Cotton's Vote:
No
support
No
2.7%-2.7
April 22Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (94-1)
Tom Cotton's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
97.9%+2.1
March 22Nomination of Martin Joseph Walsh to be secretary of labor (68-29)
Tom Cotton's Vote:
No
support
No
30.0%-30.0
March 18Nomination of Xavier Becerra to be secretary of health and human services (50-49)
Tom Cotton's Vote:
No
support
No
1.6%-1.6
March 17Nomination of Katherine C. Tai to be United States trade representative (98-0)
Tom Cotton'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)
Tom Cotton's Vote:
No
support
No
60.3%-60.3
March 15Nomination of Debra Anne Haaland to be secretary of the interior (51-40)
Tom Cotton's Vote:
No
support
No
3.7%-3.7
March 10Nomination of Michael Stanley Regan to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (66-34)
Tom Cotton's Vote:
No
support
No
19.6%-19.6
March 10Nomination of Merrick Brian Garland to be attorney general (70-30)
Tom Cotton's Vote:
No
support
No
30.6%-30.6
March 10Nomination of Marcia Louise Fudge to be secretary of housing and urban development (66-34)
Tom Cotton's Vote:
No
support
No
27.2%-27.2
March 6Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (50-49)
Tom Cotton's Vote:
No
support
No
2.0%-2.0
March 2Nomination of Cecilia Elena Rouse to be chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers (95-4)
Tom Cotton's Vote:
No
support
No
90.5%-90.5
March 2Nomination of Gina Marie Raimondo to be secretary of commerce (84-15)
Tom Cotton's Vote:
No
support
No
62.1%-62.1
March 1Nomination of Miguel A. Cardona to be secretary of education (64-33)
Tom Cotton's Vote:
No
support
No
17.2%-17.2
Feb. 25Nomination of Jennifer Mulhern Granholm to be secretary of energy (64-35)
Tom Cotton's Vote:
No
support
No
24.4%-24.4
Feb. 23Nomination of Linda Thomas-Greenfield to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations (78-21)
Tom Cotton's Vote:
No
support
No
54.6%-54.6
Feb. 23Nomination of Thomas J. Vilsack to be secretary of agriculture (92-7)
Tom Cotton's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.2%+7.8
Feb. 8Nomination of Denis Richard McDonough to be secretary of veterans affairs (87-7)
Tom Cotton's Vote:
No
support
No
84.8%-84.8
Feb. 2Nomination of Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas to be secretary of homeland security (56-43)
Tom Cotton's Vote:
No
support
No
8.4%-8.4
Feb. 2Nomination of Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg to be secretary of transportation (86-13)
Tom Cotton's Vote:
No
support
No
72.4%-72.4
Jan. 26Nomination of Antony John Blinken to be secretary of state (78-22)
Tom Cotton's Vote:
No
support
No
44.7%-44.7
Jan. 25Nomination of Janet Louise Yellen to be secretary of the treasury (84-15)
Tom Cotton's Vote:
No
support
No
61.4%-61.4
Jan. 22Nomination of Lloyd James Austin to be secretary of defense (93-2)
Tom Cotton's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.3%+4.7
Jan. 21Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (69-27)
Tom Cotton's Vote:
No
support
No
75.0%-75.0
Jan. 20Nomination of Avril Danica Haines to be director of national intelligence (84-10)
Tom Cotton's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
76.9%+23.1
Average23.1%51.2%-28.1

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