UPDATED Mar. 9, 2022, at 9:10 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.

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%
10.9%
-2.7-2.7
-2.7

117th Congress (2021-22)

Republican representative for Minnesota’s 6th district

DateMeasureBiden positionEmmer voteAgree with Biden?Predicted chance of voting with Biden Plus-minus
March 3Expanding health care eligibility for veterans exposed to toxins (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, 2021Increasing the debt limit (221-209)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
Dec. 14, 2021Creating 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, 2021Limiting 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, 2021Extending government funding (221-212)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
Nov. 19, 2021Providing 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, 2021Providing money for transportation, utility and environmental infrastructure (228-206)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
12.8%-12.8
Nov. 4, 2021Protecting older job applicants from discrimination in the hiring process (224-200)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.4%-0.4
Oct. 26, 2021Reauthorizing and expanding funding for preventing domestic violence (228-200)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
1.3%-1.3
Oct. 22, 2021Expanding workplace requirements for breastfeeding accommodations (276-149)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
28.5%-28.5
Sept. 29, 2021Suspending the debt limit through December 16, 2022 (219-212)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Sept. 24, 2021Protecting 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, 2021Extending government funding and raising the debt ceiling (220-211)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Aug. 24, 2021Strengthening 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, 2021Providing 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, 2021Making 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, 2021Increasing 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, 2021Requiring 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, 2021Allowing 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, 2021Providing money for transportation and water infrastructure (221-201)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 25, 2021Repealing 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, 2021Providing contraceptives to veterans without co-pays (245-181)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
5.8%-5.8
June 24, 2021Repealing a rule that changed the workplace discrimination settlement process (219-210)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
June 24, 2021Repealing 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, 2021Protecting older employees from workplace discrimination (247-178)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
5.3%-5.3
June 17, 2021Repealing the 2002 authorization of military force against Iraq (268-161)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
31.7%-31.7
May 20, 2021Providing 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, 2021Establishing 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, 2021Taking 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, 2021Protecting pregnant employees from workplace discrimination (315-101)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
Yes
support
Yes
55.9%+44.1
May 13, 2021Providing consumers with debt-related protections (215-207)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 22, 2021Admitting Washington, D.C., as a state (216-208)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 21, 2021Requiring 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, 2021Limiting the president's authority over immigration restrictions (218-208)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
April 16, 2021Requiring 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, 2021Strengthening rules against wage discrimination (217-210)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 18, 2021Allowing farmworkers to get legal immigration status (247-174)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
11.3%-11.3
March 18, 2021Creating 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, 2021Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (244-172)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
11.9%-11.9
March 11, 2021Increasing the waiting period for federal gun background checks (219-210)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 11, 2021Requiring background checks for all gun sales (227-203)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.2%-0.2
March 10, 2021Providing $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 relief (220-211)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
March 9, 2021Expanding unionization and collective bargaining rights (225-206)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
March 3, 2021Expanding 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, 2021Combating brutality and racial discrimination by police (220-212)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.1%-0.1
Feb. 26, 2021Protecting 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, 2021Prohibiting discrimination because of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation (224-206)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
0.0%0.0
Jan. 21, 2021Waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to become secretary of defense (326-78)
Tom Emmer's Vote:
No
support
No
71.3%-71.3
Average10.9%13.7%-2.7

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