Benjamin Cardin

(MD-Sen)

2022 Score:
0
lifetime:
3
Rank:
64
District:
Sen

Votes

2022 0%
Title Description Club Position Rep. Position
HR2617 Waive Budgetary Discipline N Y
HR2617 Omnibus N Y
HR1437 One week CR N Y
SJR63 End COVID Emergency Y N
HR6833 CR Sep 29 N Y
SB4822 DISCLOSE Act N Y
HR5376 Inflation Reduction Act N Y
HR4346 CHIPS Act N Y
SB4008 Small Business COVID Relief Act N Y
Brainard Confirmation N Y
PN1783 Brown Jackson Confirmation N Y
HR2471 Braun Amdt Y N
HR2471 Lee Amdt Mar 10 Y N
HR3076 USPS N Y
HR6617 Feb 17 CR N Y
HR6617 Cruz Amdt Y N
PN1517 Pryor Confirmation N Y
2021 0%
Title Description Club Position Rep. Position
SJR33 A joint resolution relating to increasing the debt limit. N Y
HR6119 Cloture on CR: A bill making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2022, and for other purposes. N Y
HR6119 To prohibit the use of Federal funds for implementing or enforcing COVID-19 vaccine mandates. Y N
SB1301 Cloture on debt limit N Y
HR5305 CR, Debt Limit, Supplemental N Y
HR3684 Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill N Y
SB2093 Election Integrity N Y
SB1260 Innovation and Competition N Y
SB1260 Amendment SA 1547, under the order of 5/19/21, not having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, was S.Amdt.1547 RC# 197 Y N
Lee Letter on Earmarks Y N
HR1799 Waiving PAYGO for Biden Stimulus N Y
Becerra Confirmation N Y
HR1319 Biden Budget reconciliation N Y
HR1319 Cruz School Freedom amdt #969 Y N
SCR5 Budget Shell N Y
Yellen Confirmation N Y
2020 0%
Title Description Club Position Rep. Position
HR133 2020 Christmas Wish List/COVID/Omnibus N Y
PN2252 Confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to SCOTUS Y N
SB4653 Cloture on bill to protect Obamacare from SCOTUS N Y
PN1726 Confirmation of Russ Vought to be Director of OMB Y N
HR748 Sasse Amdt Restricting Unemployment Benefits in CARES Act Y N
HR6201 Johnson Amdt to Strike Paid Leave Mandate Y N
HR6201 Families First Coronavirus Response Act N Y
HJR76 Disapproval of the Borrower Defense Institutional Accountability rule N Y
HR6074 Kill Paul Amdt to Cut $8.1B in COVID Supplemental N Y
HR755 Impeachment of Trump – Article I N Y
HR755 Impeachment of Trump – Article II N Y
M1 Subpoena witnesses/docs for Impeachment? N Y
2019 0%
Title Description Club Position Rep. Position
HR1158 HR1158: MegaBus spending bill, busts budget, includes many anomalies N Y
HR1865 HR1865: MegaBus spending bill, busts budget, includes many anomalies N Y
HR3055 HR3055: 4-Week CR which accommodated massive appropriations deal N Y
HR3055 HR3055: Amdt #1019 - Applied the Penny Plan to the bill, reduces spending by 2 percent Y N
HR3877 HR3877: Increases spending by $326 billion and suspends the debt limit through August 2021 N Y
SB1332 SB1332: Penny Plan budget, reduces spending by 2 percent Y N
HR2157 HR2157: Supplemental bill that increases federal spending by more than $19 billion N Y
PN47 PN47: Nomination of Spencer Bauchus to be a Member of the ExIm Bank Board N Y
PN54 PN54: Nomination of Judith DelZoppo Pryor to be a Member of the ExIm Bank Board N Y
SJR8 SJRes8: Green New Deal that would greatly expand government N Y
HJR31 HJRes31: Budget busting spending bill that continues trillion-dollar deficits N Y
PN55 PN55: Nomination of Kimberly Reed to be President of the ExIm Bank N Y
SR378 SRes378: Sponsorship of resolution forcing a vote on whether to open an impeachment inquiry Y N
PN1099 PN1099: Nomination of Eugene Scalia to be Secretary of Labor Y N
2018 5%
Title Description Club Position Rep. Position
SJR64 CRA disapproval of IRS rule to prevent C4 donors from being made public N Y
HR2 Farm bill - conference report with no meaningful reforms N Y
SJR63 CRA disapproval of short-term health insurance plans that alleviate pain caused by Obamacare N Y
PN2259 Confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court Y N
HR6157 Bad omnibus bill + CR through Dec. 7, 2018 N Y
HR6147 Allow DC to enforce individual mandate for Obamacare N Y
SB1182 Extend the National Flood Insurance Program N Y
HR6147 Reduce spending by 11.39% Y N
HR5895 Corker motion that final language says Congress has a role regarding tariffs and national security Y Y
HR5895 Motion to kill amendment that would void Obama EPA rule regarding Waters of the U.S. N Y
HR3 Trump's $14.8 billion rescission bill Y N
HR5515 MTP to Toomey amdt that would require congressional approval of CFIUS regulations Y N
SCR36 Rand Paul's substitute budget Y N
HR1625 FY18 Omnibus through Sept 30, 2018 N Y
HR1892 FY18 Omnibus through March 23, 2018, busts spending caps, suspends the debt ceiling N Y
2017 5%
Title Description Club Position Rep. Position
HR1 Senate receded from its amendment and concurred with an amendment (SA 1863) RC# 323 Y N
HR1 Amendment SA 1852 S.Amdt.1852 RC# 298 Y N
HR1 Passed Senate with an amendment RC# 303 Y N
HR1 Motion to waive the Budget Act with respect to amendment SA 1850 rejected in Senate S.Amdt.1850 RC# 296 N N
HR2266 Senate agreed to the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 2266 RC# 248 N Y
HCR71 Amendment SA 1430 S.Amdt.1430 RC# 237 Y N
HCR71 Motion to proceed to consideration of measure RC# 219 Y N
HR601 Senate concurred in the House amendment to the Senate amendment numbered 6 to H.R. 601 with an amendment (SA 808) RC# 192 N Y
HR601 Motion by Senator McConnell to refer to Senate Committee on Appropriations the House message to accompany the bill (H.R. 601) with instructions to report the same back to the Senate with changes that N Y
HR601 Motion by Senator McConnell to refer to Senate Committee on Appropriations the House message to accompany the bill (H.R. 601) with instructions to report back forthwith with the following amendment (S N Y
HR1628 On the Amendment S.Amdt. 271 to S.Amdt. 267 to H.R. 1628 (American Health Care Act of 2017) Y N
HR1628 On the Motion (Motion to Waive All Applicable Budgetary Discipline Re: Amdt. No 270) Y N
HR1628 On the Motion to Proceed H.R. 1628 Y N
HJR36 Motion to proceed to consideration of measure rejected in Senate RC# 125 Y N
PN55 Confirmation of Neil Gorsuch as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Y N
PN37 Confirmation of Betsy DeVos as secretary of Education Y N
HJR38 Passed Senate without amendment RC# 43 Y N
SCR3 Resolution RC# 26 Y N
SCR3 Amendment SA 1 S.Amdt.1 RC# 3 Y N
2016 0%
Title Description Club Position Rep. Position
HR5325 On Passage of the Bill H.R. 5325 N Y
SJR28 On the Joint Resolution S.J.Res. 28 Y N
HJR88 On the Joint Resolution H.J.Res. 88 Y N
HR2028 On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3812 to S.Amdt. 3801 to H.R. 2028 (Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016) N Y
HR2028 On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3820 to S.Amdt. 3801 to H.R. 2028 (Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016) Y N
HR2028 On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3813 to S.Amdt. 3801 to H.R. 2028 (Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016) N Y
HR2028 On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3814 to S.Amdt. 3801 to H.R. 2028 (Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016) Y N
SB2012 On Passage of the Bill S. 2012 N Y
SB2012 On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3202 to S.Amdt. 2953 to S. 2012 (Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015) N Y
SB2012 On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3312 to S.Amdt. 2953 to S. 2012 (Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015) N Y
SB2012 On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3210 to S.Amdt. 2953 to S. 2012 (Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015) Y N
HR636 On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3483 to S.Amdt. 3464 to H.R. 636 (America's Small Business Tax Relief Act of 2015) N Y
SB2012 On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3125 to S.Amdt. 2953 to S. 2012 (Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015) N Y
SB2012 On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2996 to S.Amdt. 2953 to S. 2012 (Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015) Y N
SJR22 On the Cloture Motion S.J.Res. 22 Y N
S 2232 Motion to stop debate on a bill to require an audit of the Federal Reserve Y N
2015 0%
Title Description Club Position Rep. Position
HR2029 On the Motion (Motion to Concur in the House Amendments to the Senate Amendment to H.R. 2029) N Y
HR22 On the Motion (Motion to Waive Rule XXVIII Relative to Section 32205 Re: the Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 22) N Y
HR22 On the Conference Report H.R. 22 N Y
SJR23 On the Joint Resolution S.J.Res. 23 Y N
SJR24 On the Joint Resolution S.J.Res. 24 Y N
HR1314 On the Motion (Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to the Senate Amendment to H.R. 1314) N Y
HR 22 Passage of the surface transportation reauthorization bill, which increased spending and included no reforms N Y
HR22 On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2327 to S.Amdt. 2266 to H.R. 22 (Hire More Heroes Act of 2015) N Y
S 1177 Passage of No Child Left Behind reauthorization bill with inadequate reforms N Y
SB1177 On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2162 to S.Amdt. 2089 to S. 1177 (Every Child Achieves Act of 2015) Y N
SB1177 On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2132 to S.Amdt. 2089 to S. 1177 (Every Child Achieves Act of 2015) Y N
HR2146 On the Motion (Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to the Senate Amendment to H.R. 2146) Y N
Strikes trade adjustment assistance spending from the TPA bill Y N
HR1314 On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1299 to S.Amdt. 1221 to H.R. 1314 (Ensuring Tax Exempt Organizations the Right to Appeal Act) N Y
HR644 On Passage of the Bill H.R. 644 N Y
HR 2 Permanent "doc fix" with no offsetting spending reductions, a $140 billion increase in debt N Y
SCR11 On the Amendment S.Amdt. 867 to S.Con.Res. 11 (No short title on file) N Y
SCR11 On the Amendment S.Amdt. 665 to S.Con.Res. 11 (No short title on file) Y N
SCR11 On the Amendment S.Amdt. 607 to S.Con.Res. 11 (No short title on file) Y N
SCR11 On the Amendment S.Amdt. 323 to S.Con.Res. 11 (No short title on file) N Y
SJR8 On the Joint Resolution S.J.Res. 8 Y N
SB1 On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 13 to S.Amdt. 2 to S. 1 (Keystone XL Pipeline Act) Y N
SB1 On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 17 to S.Amdt. 2 to S. 1 (Keystone XL Pipeline Act) Y N
2014 0%
Title Description Club Position Rep. Position
H.R. 5771 Pass bill to extend poorly designed "temporary" tax breaks N Y
H.R. 83 Pass bloated FY 2015 budget bill N Y
S. 2280 Approve Keystone pipeline Y N
S.J.Res. 1 Pass constitutional amendment to give Congress power to regulate speech N Y
H.R. 5021 Bailout of the highway trust fund, offset with customs fee hikes & pension smoothing N Y
H.R. 5021 Cut gas tax, return most highway programs to the States Y N
S. 2244 Pass bill to extend subsidy for terrorism risk insurance N Y
S. 2432 End debate on bill to increase a student loan subsidy paid for by tax increase N Y
H.R. 3474 End debate on amendment to extend poorly designed "temporary" tax breaks N Y
H.R. 3979 Waive Budget Act on bill to extend unemployment benefits N Y
H.R. 4302 Pass Medicare "Doc fix" paid for by phony cuts in 2024 N Y
H.R. 3370 Delay subsidy cuts to flood insurance program - final passage N Y
S. 540 End debate on bill to suspend debt ceiling until March 15, 2015 with no reforms N Y
H.R. 2642 Final passage of bloated farm bill N Y
S. 1926 Pass bill to delay flood insurance program subsidy cuts N Y
H.R. 3547 Final passage of FY 2014 budget bill that funds ObamaCare N Y
S. 1845 End debate on bill to extend unemployment benefits N Y
2013 0%
Title Description Club Position Rep. Position
H.J.Res. 5 Pass Ryan-Murray budget deal that partially unwinds the sequester and increases spending caps N Y
PN408 Confirm Mel Watt as Fannie and Freddie regulator N Y
H.R. 2775 Pass government funding bill with no spending reforms, suspend the debt limit N Y
H.J.Res. 5 Procedural vote to strike House amendment to delay ObamaCare N Y
H.J.Res. 5 Procedural vote to strike House amendment to delay ObamaCare N Y
H.J.Res. 5 Procedural vote to strike House amendment to defund ObamaCare N Y
H.R. 1911 Amendment to raise taxes and increase student loan subsidy N Y
PN239 Confirm Fred Hochberg as Ex-Im Bank president N Y
S. 954 Pass farm and food stamp bill N Y
S. 954 Amendment to create rural Internet grants N Y
S. 954 Amendment to replace food stamp program with state block grants Y N
S. 954 Reduce the sugar subsidy program to 2008 levels Y N
S. 601 Add an anti-trade "Buy American" provision to a water resources bill N Y
S. 601 Create the Nat'l Endowment for the Oceans N Y
S.Con.Res. 8 Support for barring mobile phone subsidy program Y N
S.Con.Res. 8 Support for eliminating 15 duplicative programs Y N
S.Con.Res. 8 Support for barring EPA from passing greenhouse gas regulations Y N
S.Con.Res. 8 Support ban of automatic deduction of union dues for federal employees Y N
S.Con.Res. 8 Budget resolution to balance budget within 5 yrs; no tax hikes Y N
S.Con.Res. 8 Allow some education funding to be used for school choice Y N
S.Con.Res. 8 Support for approval of the Keystone pipeline Y N
S.Con.Res. 8 Support repeal of ObamaCare Y N
S.Con.Res. 8 Support Death Tax repeal Y N
S.Con.Res. 8 Strike tax increase; provide for revenue-neutral tax reform Y N
S.Con.Res. 8 Oppose Medicare reform if it includes vouchers N Y
H.R. 325 Kill amendment to fully offset debt ceiling increase with spending cuts N Y
H.R. 325 Kill debt ceiling reform bill N Y
H.R. 152 Passage of fiscally irresponsible $50.5 billion Hurricane Sandy spending bill N Y
H.R. 152 Cut discretionary spending 0.49%, reduce budget caps through 2021, to offset Hurricane Sandy bill Y N
H.R. 8 Pass deal to increase tax rates, delay automatic spending cuts N Y
2012 5%
Title Description Club Position Rep. Position
Increase regulation of speech N N
H.R. 1 Provide pork filled hurricane spending with no offset N Y
H.R. 1 Limit Davis Bacon union wage subsidy rule Y N
S. 3637 Extend unlimited deposit insurance N Y
H.R. 6156 Pass Russian free trade bill Y Y
H.J.Res. 1 Pass omnibus government spending bill, fund ObamaCare N Y
S. 3412 Extend all 2001 & 2003 tax rate cuts for 2013 Y N
H.R. 4348 Pass bloated spending bill for tranportation programs and student loan and flood insurance subsidies N Y
S. 3240 Pass bloated farm bill N Y
S. 3240 Provide crop insurance for organic food N Y
S. 3240 Cut food promotional campaign budget by 20% Y N
S. 3240 Eliminate sugar import quotas and reduce subsidies Y N
S. 3240 Prohibit Agriculture Dept. loan guarantees Y N
S. 3240 No farm subsidies if income exceeds $250,000 Y N
S. 3240 Table amendment to replace food stamp program with state block grants for nutrition assistance N Y
S. 2343 Extend student loan subsidies for one year N Y
S.Con.Res. Pass fiscally conservative budget blueprint Y N
H.R. 2072 Reauthorize Export-Import Bank subsidies N Y
S.J.Res. 3 Cancel labor board union election rule Y N
S. 2230 Create new 30% minimum tax N Y
H.R. 3606 Ease SEC regulations on emerging growth companies Y N
S. 1813 Pass bloated transportation bill N Y
S. 1813 Subsidize natural gas use in vehicles N Y
S. 1813 Cut corporate tax rate and eliminate energy tax breaks Y N
S. 1813 Cut gas tax, return most highway programs to the States Y N
S. 1813 Approve Keystone pipeline Y N
S. 1813 Eliminate duplicate programs Y N
S. 1813 Allow new oil and gas leases Y N
S. 2038 Permanent earmark ban Y N
2011 3%
Title Description Club Position Rep. Position
Sign Cut, Cap and Balance Pledge Letter Bonus Y N
H.R. 2055 Pass bloated omnibus appropriations bill N Y
S. 1917 Impose new permanent income tax surtax, temporary payroll tax holiday N Y
H.R. 2112 Pass bloated spending bill for five government departments N Y
S.J.Res. 6 Disapprove Internet regulations Y N
H.R. 2112 Reduce spending for five departments to 2011 levels Y N
H.R. 2112 Increase government mortgage guarantee limits N Y
H.R. 3080 Pass South Korea trade agreement Y N
H.R. 3079 Pass Panama trade agreement Y Y
H.R. 3078 Pass Colombia trade agreement Y N
S. 1619 Passage of anti-trade currency sanctions bill N Y
S. 1660 Raise top income tax rate by 5.6%, boost spending by $100 billion N Y
H.R. 2832 Revive expanded trade adjustment assistance N Y
H.J.Res. 66 Pass emergency spending without offsets N Y
H.R. 2887 Limit highway trust fund spending to gas tax receipts Y N
S. 365 Increase debt limit N Y
H.R. 2560 Kill Cut, Cap and Balance N Y
S. 679 Rescind $108 billion IMF appropriation Y N
S. 782 Reauthorize Economic Development Administration N Y
S. 782 Repeal ethanol import tax and tax subsidy Y Y
S. 782 Postpone debit card price controls Y N
S.Con.Res. Balanced Budget Blueprint Y N
S. 493 Bar EPA from passing greenhouse gas regulations Y N
S. 23 Kill Full Faith and Credit Act N Y
S. 223 Limit Davis Bacon N Y
S. 223 Repeal ObamaCare Y N
2010 0%
Title Description Club Position Rep. Position
Sponsored Bills Would Cut Spending Y N
Signed Repeal It Pledge Y N
H.R. 3082 Pass Spending Extension Bill N Y
H.R. 4853 Limit Tax Cut Extension N Y
H.R. 4853 Permanently Extend Tax Cuts Y N
S. 3985 Increase Social Security Benefits N Y
S. 510 New Food Regulations N Y
S. 510 Repeal New Burdensome IRS Reporting Regulations Y N
S. 3772 New Gender Pay Regulations N Y
H.R. 3081 5% Spending Cut Y N
S. 3628 Speech Regulations N Y
H.R. 1586 $26 Billion Subsidy to States N Y
H.R. 4213 Permanent Repeal of Death Tax Y N
S.J.Res. 2 Disapprove EPA Finding On Carbon Emissions Y N
S. 3217 Create New Consumer Regulator N Y
H.R. 4173 Financial Regulation Bill N Y
S. 3217 Debit Card Price Controls N Y
S. 3217 End Subsidies for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Y N
S. 3217 Limit Government Sponsored Enterprises Y N
H.R. 4872 Rescind All Stimulus Funds Y N
H.R. 4872 Pass ObamaCare Addendum N Y
H.R. 4872 Table Amendment to Repeal ObamaCare N Y
H.R. 4872 Table Motion to Strike New Medicare Tax from ObamaCare N Y
H.R. 1586 Ban Earmarks When Budget is Out of Balance Y N
H.R. 1586 DC School Choice Y N
H.J.Res. 4 Increase Debt Ceiling N Y
H.J.Res. 45 Attach $20 Billion in Spending Cuts to Debt Ceiling Y N
H.J.Res. 45 Terminate TARP Y N
2009 3%
Title Description Club Position Rep. Position
NTU Grade Points Y N
S.391 N N
Not a Sponsor of anti-trade bills Y Y
H.R. 3590 Pass Health Care Bill N Y
H.R. 3590 Constitutional Point of Order on Health Care Bill Y N
H.R. 3590 Stop Debate on Health Care Bill N Y
H.R. 3288 Pass Bloated 2010 Spending Bill N Y
S. 1776 Pass Doc "Fix" N Y
S. 1023 Create Travel Promotion Office N Y
H.R. 3435 Cash for Clunkers N Y
S. 896 Mortgage Cramdown N Y
S.Con.Res. 13 No More Auto Bailouts Y N
S.Con.Res. Pass Bloated 2010 Budget Resolution N Y
S.Con.Res. 13 Allow for Death Tax Reduction Vote Y N
S.Con.Res. 13 No Fast Track Vote on Cap and Trade Y N
S.Con.Res. 13 Create Budget Point of Order against Debt over 90% of GDP Y N
S.Con.Res. 13 Amend Budget Resolution to allow for Passage of Cap and Trade N Y
H.R. 1105 Ban Contingency Fees for State Attorneys General Expert Witnesses Y N
H.R. 1105 Keep DC School Vouchers Y N
H.R. 1 Stop Debate on "Stimulus" Spending N Y
H.R. 1 Strike Anti-Trade Provision Y N
H.R. 1 Eliminate "Stimulus" Spending, Make Tax Cuts Permanent & Cut Taxes Y N
H.R. 2 Expand Gov't Run Health Care N Y
S. 181 Paycheck Torts N Y
S.J.Res. 5 TARP Bailout, Disapprove Second $350 Billion Y N
2008 3%
Title Description Club Position Rep. Position
H.R. 7005 Auto Company Bailout N Y
H.R. 1424 Bank Bailout N Y
H.R. 6049 Tax Increase for AMT N Y
S. 3297 Omnibus Spending Bill N Y
H.R. 3221 Fannie And Freddie Bailout -- Final Passage N Y
H.R. 3221 Fannie And Freddie Bailout N Y
H.R. 3221 Strike $300 Billion Increase in FHA Insurance Y N
S. 3044 Windfall Profits Tax N Y
S. 3036 Cap Carbon Emissions N Y
H.R. 2419 Pass Farm Bill N Y
S. 2284 Allow Drilling in Alaska and Offshore Y N
S. 2284 Create a Federal Hurricane Insurance Program N N
H.R. 3221 Kill Amendment to Allow Judges to Modify Mortgages Y N
S.Con.Res. Pass Tax Increase Budget N Y
S.Con.Res. 70 Extend 2001, 2003 Income Tax Cuts Y N
S.Con.Res. 70 One Year Ban On Earmarks Y N
S.Con.Res. 70 Cut Spending On Ineffective Programs Y N
S.Con.Res. 70 Create Senate Rule Against Tax Hikes Y N
S. 2663 Kill Legal Reform Amendment N Y
S. 2663 Kill Amendment on Certain Contingency Fee Agreements N Y

Y = Yes Vote    N = No Vote    A = Absent for Vote