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.

Tom EmmerR

Republican representative for Minnesota’s 6th district

Biden margin

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

Biden score

How often Emmer votes in line with Biden’s position

Biden plus-minus

Difference between Emmer’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 Emmer votes in line with Biden’s positionDifference between Emmer’s actual and predicted Biden support scores
-20.2%
13.2%
-1.2-1.2
-1.2

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican representative for Minnesota’s 6th district

DateMeasureBiden positionEmmer voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
Sept. 15Establishing and expanding whistleblower protections for federal employees (221-203)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Sept. 15Establishing greater congressional oversight of the U.S. Census Bureau and prohibiting the removal of the bureau director without cause (220-208)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Sept. 15Prohibiting certain federal positions from losing civil-service status (225-204)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
1.2%-1.2
Aug. 12Allowing 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 (220-207)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 29Revising restrictions on the possession and exhibition of big cats (278-134)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
36.6%-36.6
July 29Establishing wildfire preparedness and drought resiliency programs (218-199)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 29Prohibiting the sale, manufacture, transfer and possession of certain semiautomatic assault weapons and large-capacity magazines (217-213)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 28Supporting the domestic production of semiconductors (243-187)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
13.1%-13.1
July 27Extending certain Medicare telehealth flexibilities after the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency (416-12)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
95.8%+4.2
July 27Establishing programs to support heart-disease research and awareness among the South Asian American population (237-192)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
8.4%-8.4
July 27Restoring full pension benefits terminated by Delphi Corporation's bankruptcy in 2009 (254-175)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
24.7%-24.7
July 21Protecting the right to access and use contraceptives (228-195)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
2.0%-2.0
July 20Authorizing appropriations to several federal departments and agencies for fiscal year 2023 (220-207)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 19Repealing the Defense of Marriage Act and requiring states to recognize same-sex and interracial marriages performed out-of-state (267-157)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
19.8%+80.2
July 15Prohibiting restrictions on access to out-of-state abortion services (223-205)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
July 15Prohibiting restrictions on access to abortion services (219-210)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
July 14Authorizing Department of Defense appropriations for fiscal year 2023 (329-101)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
75.7%+24.3
July 13Establishing the Active Shooter Alert Communications Network (260-169)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
23.7%-23.7
June 24Expanding firearm regulations (234-193)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
3.7%-3.7
June 23Improving the collection of data related to sexual orientation and gender identity (220-201)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
June 22Establishing and funding agency for innovations in health care (336-85)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
65.9%+34.1
June 22Reauthorizing mental health and substance use disorder programs (402-20)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
92.8%+7.2
June 16Developing strategies to lower food and fuel costs (221-204)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
3.8%-3.8
June 15Expanding access to credit, mortgage and banking services (215-207)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 14Providing funding for the conservation of fish and wildlife (231-190)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
5.9%-5.9
June 9Allowing federal courts to temporarily prohibit individuals from purchasing and possessing firearms (224-202)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.3%-0.3
June 8Changing federal firearms laws, including prohibiting sales of certain weapons to people under 21 years old (223-204)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.4%-0.4
May 18Expanding the availability of information on domestic terrorism (222-203)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
May 17Expanding employment and training programs (220-196)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
May 13Reauthorizing block grants for antipoverty activities (246-169)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
21.1%-21.1
May 12Making Transportation Security Administration employees part of the standard federal personnel management system (220-201)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
May 11Making it easier for federally employed firefighters to get workers' compensation (288-131)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
40.6%+59.4
March 31Capping out-of-pocket insulin costs (232-193)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
1.8%-1.8
March 18Prohibiting discrimination based on a person's hair texture or style (235-189)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
4.1%-4.1
March 17Prohibiting certain forced arbitration clauses (222-209)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.5%-0.5
March 9The 2022 fiscal year appropriations bill (260-171)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
19.8%-19.8
March 3Expanding health care eligibility for veterans exposed to toxic substances (256-174)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
20.0%-20.0
Feb. 9Imposing visa restrictions on foreign people found responsible for human rights violations related to someone's sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or sex characteristics (227-206)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
Feb. 8Improving the U.S. Postal Service's finances, services and transparency (342-92)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
64.4%+35.6
Feb. 7Ending forced arbitration for sexual assault and sexual harrassment cases (335-97)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
61.4%+38.6
Feb. 4Providing money for semiconductor manufacturing, supply chain improvements and scientific research (222-210)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
Jan. 13Strengthening the Voting Rights Act, campaign finance regulations and election administration rules (220-203)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Jan. 12Expanding GI Bill eligibility for National Guard and Reserve members (287-135)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
42.2%-42.2
Dec. 15,
2021
Increasing the debt limit (221-209)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
Dec. 14,
2021
Creating a State Department position to monitor and combat Islamophobia around the world (219-212)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Dec. 9,
2021
Limiting the power of the executive branch and increasing disclosure requirements for presidential and vice presidential candidates (220-208)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
Dec. 2,
2021
Extending government funding (221-212)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
Nov. 19,
2021
Providing money to expand social safety programs, fight climate change and lower health care costs (220-213)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Nov. 5,
2021
Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (228-206)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
12.8%-12.8
Nov. 4,
2021
Protecting older job applicants from discrimination in the hiring process (224-200)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.4%-0.4
Oct. 26,
2021
Reauthorizing and expanding funding for preventing domestic violence (228-200)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
1.3%-1.3
Oct. 22,
2021
Expanding workplace requirements for breastfeeding accommodations (276-149)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
28.5%-28.5
Sept. 29,
2021
Suspending the debt limit through December 16, 2022 (219-212)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Sept. 24,
2021
Protecting the right to an abortion and health care providers’ ability to provide abortion services (218-211)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Sept. 21,
2021
Extending government funding and raising the debt ceiling (220-211)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Aug. 24,
2021
Strengthening the Voting Rights Act (219-212)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Aug. 24,
2021
$3.5 trillion budget plan (220-212)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
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 (416-11)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
98.7%+1.3
July 28,
2021
Making appropriations for the State Department, foreign operations and related programs (217-212)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
4.2%-4.2
July 22,
2021
Increasing the number of and expediting the process for visas available to Afghans who worked on behalf of the U.S. government in Afghanistan (407-16)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
94.3%+5.7
July 21,
2021
Requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to implement regulations around certain chemicals (241-183)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
7.7%-7.7
July 20,
2021
Allowing the Federal Trade Commission to recover money for victims of illegal business practices (221-205)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.5%-0.5
July 1,
2021
Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 25,
2021
Repealing an Environmental Protection Agency rule that removed limits on methane leaks (229-191)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
1.1%-1.1
June 24,
2021
Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
5.8%-5.8
June 24,
2021
Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 24,
2021
Repealing a rule that allowed borrowers to get loans at interest rates above the limit set by their state (218-208)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
June 23,
2021
Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
5.3%-5.3
June 17,
2021
Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
31.7%-31.7
May 20,
2021
Providing money for Capitol security in response to the Jan. 6 attack (213-212)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
5.7%-5.7
May 19,
2021
Establishing a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol (252-175)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
15.9%-15.9
May 18,
2021
Taking steps to combat hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic (364-62)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
76.9%+23.1
May 14,
2021
Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
55.9%+44.1
May 13,
2021
Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 22,
2021
Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 21,
2021
Requiring that people detained while trying to enter the country have access to legal counsel (217-207)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 21,
2021
Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 16,
2021
Requiring health care and social service employers to have plans for preventing workplace violence (254-166)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
19.9%-19.9
April 15,
2021
Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 18,
2021
Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
11.3%-11.3
March 18,
2021
Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (228-197)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.5%-0.5
March 17,
2021
Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
11.9%-11.9
March 11,
2021
Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 11,
2021
Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.2%-0.2
March 10,
2021
Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 9,
2021
Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
March 3,
2021
Expanding voting rights, changing campaign finance regulations and strengthening ethics rules (220-210)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
March 3,
2021
Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
Feb. 26,
2021
Protecting wilderness areas in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona from development (227-200)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.4%-0.4
Feb. 25,
2021
Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Jan. 21,
2021
Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
71.3%-71.3
Average13.2%14.4%-1.2

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