Bernard Sanders

(VT-Sen)

2018 Score:
26
lifetime:
9
Rank:
51
District:
Sen

Votes

2018 26%
Title Description Club Position Rep. Position
S.J.Res. 64 CRA disapproval of IRS rule to prevent C4 donors from being made public N Y
H.R. 2 Farm bill - conference report with no meaningful reforms N Y
S.J.Res. 63 CRA disapproval of short-term health insurance plans that alleviate pain caused by Obamacare N Y
P.N.2259 Confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court Y N
H.R. 6157 Bad omnibus bill + CR through Dec. 7, 2018 N N
H.R. 6147 Allow DC to enforce individual mandate for Obamacare N Y
S. 1182 Extend the National Flood Insurance Program N Y
H.R. 6147 Reduce spending by 11.39% Y N
H.R. 5895 Corker motion that final language says Congress has a role regarding tariffs and national security Y Y
H.R. 5895 Motion to kill amendment that would void EPA rule regarding Waters of the U.S. N Y
H.R. 3 Trump's $14.8 billion rescission bill Y N
H.R. 5515 MTP to Toomey amdt that would require congressional approval of CFIUS regulations Y N
S.Con.Res. 36 Rand Paul's substitute budget Y N
H.R. 1625 FY18 Omnibus through Sept 30, 2018 N N
H.R. 1892 FY18 Omnibus through March 23, 2018, busts spending caps, suspends the debt ceiling N N
2017 4%
Title Description Club Position Rep. Position
H.R. 1 Final passage of the House and Senate compromise on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Y N
H.R. 1 Passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act to lower individual and corporate tax rates and limit certain deductions Y N
H.R. 1 Amendment to increase the child tax credit and increase corporate tax rates N N
H.R. 1 Amendment to expand section 529 college savings plans to K-12 educational expenses Y N
H.R. 2266 Passage of a bill to provide $36.5 billion for disaster relief and cancel $16 billion of flood insurance debt N Y
H.Con.Res. 71 Amendment to the budget resolution to provide for repeal of the 2010 healthcare law known as "Obamacare" Y N
H.Con.Res. Motion to consider a budget resolution containing instructions to the tax committees to report a tax reform bill Y N
H.R. 601 Passage of a bill with $15.2 billion for disaster relief and that suspends the debt limit until Dec. 8, 2017 N Y
H.R. 601 Amendment to offset disaster relief spending by rescinding funding for the U.S. Agency for International Development N Y
H.R. 601 Motion to kill an amendment to remove spending not related to disaster relief from the bill N Y
H.R. 1628 Amendment to repeal most of the 2010 health care law known as "Obamacare" Y N
H.R. 1628 Amendment to repeal most of the 2010 health care law known as "Obamacare" and replace it with, among other provisions, a healthcare tax credit Y N
H.R. 1628 Motion to consider a bill to repeal the individual mandate and many taxes in the 2010 healthcare law known as "Obamacare" Y N
H.J.Res. 3 Passage of a resolution to reject a regulation to reduce methane flaring 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
H.J.Res. 3 Passage of a resolution to reject a regulation on streams near coal mines Y N
S.Con.Res. Passage of a budget resolution with instructions to repeal much of the 2010 healthcare law known as "Obamacare" Y N
S.Con.Res. 3 Substitute amendment to the budget resolution to cut spending and balance the budget by 2024 Y N
2016 0%
Title Description Club Position Rep. Position
H.R. 5325 Passage of FY17 omnibus continuing spending bill to Dec. 9, no offsets to Zika and block grant increases N A
S.J.Res. 2 Pass bill to disapprove of the Agricultural Department's catfish rule Y A
H.J.Res. 8 Pass bill to disapprove of Labor Department's "fiduciary rule" on retirement investment advice Y A
H.R. 2028 Amendment to provide $95 million for wind energy programs N A
H.R. 2028 Amendment to cut $69 million from Army Corp of Engineers' construction Account Y A
H.R. 2028 Amendment to add a "Buy America" provision for ship anchors N A
H.R. 2028 Amendment to freeze the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing loan program Y A
S. 2012 Passage of a new energy bill that creates new expensive grant programs N A
S. 2012 Amendment to require Treasury Dep't to recommend a new clean energy bond program N A
S. 2012 Amendment to require the FHA to relax loan standards for houses that are more energy efficient N A
S. 2012 Amendment to require congressional approval for land purchases costing more than $50,000 per acre Y A
H.R. 636 Amendment to require the FAA to regulate airline seat sizes N A
S. 2012 Amendment to require agencies to repeal one or more rules before issuing a new rule Y A
S. 2012 Amendment to require complex FEC reports from a group it if names a congressman or federal candidate in a broadcast ad during an election year and the group accepts funds from fossil fuel interests N A
S.J.Res. 2 Override of veto of bill to disapprove of the EPA's "Waters of the U.S." regulation Y A
S. 2232 Motion to stop debate on a bill to require an audit of the Federal Reserve Y Y
2015 10%
Title Description Club Position Rep. Position
H.R. 2029 Passage of FY16 omnibus spending bill with higher spending caps N N
H.R. 22 Waive the budget act to increase crop insurance subsidies N A
H.R. 22 Pass the transportation spending bill, which also includes reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank and an increase in crop insurance subsidies N A
S.J.Res. 2 Passage of a resolution to disapprove the EPA's existing power plant emissions rule Y N
S.J.Res. 2 Passage of a resolution to disapprove the EPA's new power plant emissions rule Y N
H.R. 1314 Passage of a bill to increase the debt ceiling and spending caps N Y
H.R. 22 Passage of the surface transportation reauthorization bill, which increased spending and included no reforms N Y
H.R. 22 Amendment to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank, a major corporate welfare program N N
S. 1177 Passage of No Child Left Behind reauthorization bill with inadequate reforms N Y
S. 1177 Allow states to use education funding to follow low income students to public or private schools. Y N
S. 1177 Allow parents to opt their children out from No Child Left Behind testing Y N
H.R. 2146 Passage of the Trade Promotion Authority bill Y N
H.R. 1314 Amendment to add anti-trade currency language to the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) bill N Y
H.R. 1314 Strikes trade adjustment assistance spending from the TPA bill Y N
H.R. 644 Passage of a bill that includes anti- trade language on currencies N Y
H.R. 2 Force the Medicare "doc fix" to be fully offset by spending cuts Y N
H.R. 2 Permanent "doc fix" with no offsetting spending reductions, a $140 billion increase in debt N Y
H.R. 2 Repeal the individual mandate to buy health insurance Y N
S.Con.Res. 11 Amendment to advance new speech regulations N Y
S.Con.Res. 11 Repeal the death tax Y N
S.Con.Res. 11 Amendment to advance a bill to prohibit the gov't from requiring construction contractors to use union labor Y N
S.Con.Res. 11 Increase tax revenue by $441 billion N Y
S.J.Res. 8 Disapproval of National Labor Relations Board rule relating to case representation procedures Y N
S. 1 Kill protectionist amendment to Keystone XL pipeline bill Y N
S. 1 Kill amendment to ban the export of crude oil Y N
2014 7%
Title Description Club Position Rep. Position
H.R. 5771 Pass bill to extend poorly designed "temporary" tax breaks N A
H.R. 83 Pass bloated FY 2015 budget bill N N
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 A
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 eliminating 15 duplicative programs Y N
S.Con.Res. 8 Support for barring mobile phone subsidy program Y N
S.Con.Res. 8 Budget resolution to balance budget within 5 yrs; no tax hikes Y N
S.Con.Res. 8 Support for approval of the Keystone pipeline Y N
S.Con.Res. 8 Support ban of automatic deduction of union dues for federal employees Y N
S.Con.Res. 8 Allow some education funding to be used for school choice Y N
S.Con.Res. 8 Support for barring EPA from passing greenhouse gas regulations Y N
S.Con.Res. 8 Support Death Tax repeal Y N
S.Con.Res. 8 Support repeal of ObamaCare Y N
S.Con.Res. 8 Oppose Medicare reform if it includes vouchers N Y
S.Con.Res. 8 Strike tax increase; provide for revenue-neutral tax reform Y N
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 A
H.R. 8 Pass deal to increase tax rates, delay automatic spending cuts N Y
2012 7%
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 N
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 Eliminate sugar import quotas and reduce subsidies Y N
S. 3240 Provide crop insurance for organic food N Y
S. 3240 Cut food promotional campaign budget by 20% Y N
S. 3240 No farm subsidies if income exceeds $250,000 Y N
S. 3240 Prohibit Agriculture Dept. loan guarantees 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 N
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 N
S. 1813 Cut gas tax, return most highway programs to the States Y N
S. 1813 Cut corporate tax rate and eliminate energy tax breaks Y N
S. 1813 Approve Keystone pipeline Y N
S. 1813 Allow new oil and gas leases Y N
S. 1813 Eliminate duplicate programs Y N
S. 2038 Permanent earmark ban Y N
2011 20%
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 N
S. 1917 Impose new permanent income tax surtax, temporary payroll tax holiday N N
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 A
H.R. 3079 Pass Panama trade agreement Y N
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 N
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
Signed Repeal It Pledge Y N
Sponsored Bills Would Cut Spending Y N
H.R. 3082 Pass Spending Extension Bill N Y
H.R. 4853 Permanently Extend Tax Cuts Y N
H.R. 4853 Limit Tax Cut Extension N Y
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 Motion to Strike New Medicare Tax from ObamaCare N Y
H.R. 4872 Table Amendment to Repeal 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 6%
Title Description Club Position Rep. Position
S.391 N N
NTU Grade Points Y N
Not a Sponsor of anti-trade bills Y N
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 Allow for Death Tax Reduction Vote Y N
S.Con.Res. 13 No More Auto Bailouts Y N
S.Con.Res. Pass Bloated 2010 Budget Resolution N Y
S.Con.Res. 13 Create Budget Point of Order against Debt over 90% of GDP Y N
S.Con.Res. 13 No Fast Track Vote on Cap and Trade 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 Eliminate "Stimulus" Spending, Make Tax Cuts Permanent & Cut Taxes Y N
H.R. 1 Strike Anti-Trade Provision 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 Y
2008 13%
Title Description Club Position Rep. Position
H.R. 7005 Auto Company Bailout N Y
H.R. 1424 Bank Bailout N N
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 Create Senate Rule Against Tax Hikes Y N
S.Con.Res. 70 Cut Spending On Ineffective Programs Y N
S.Con.Res. 70 One Year Ban On Earmarks Y N
S. 2663 Kill Legal Reform Amendment N Y
S. 2663 Kill Amendment on Certain Contingency Fee Agreements N Y
2007 7%
Title Description Club Position Rep. Position
Bill Tally Y N
RePork Card Y N
NTU Grade Poinst Y N
Did Not Sponsor Anti-Trade Bill Y Y
H.R. 2419 Passage of Farm Bill N Y
H.R. 3688 US-Peru Free Trade Agreement Y N
H.R. 2419 End Debate on Farm Bill N Y
H.R. 1495 Override Veto of Water Bill N Y
H.R. 3963 Pass Bill to Expand Government Run Health Care N Y
H.R. 3043 Limit Labor-HHS Spending to President's Budget Y N
H.R. 976 Pass Bill to Expand Government Run Health Care N Y
H.R. 3074 Pay Higher Union Wages on Gov't Contracts N Y
H.R. 3074 Ban Operation of Mexican Trucks N Y
H.R. 976 Pass Bill to Expand Government Run Health Care N Y
H.R. 976 Allow Interstate Sale of Health Insurance Y N
H.R. 800 Allow Unions to Bypass Secret Elections N Y
H.R. 6 Energy Regulation Bill N Y
S. 761 Discontinue Advanced Technology Program Y Y
S. 761 Kill Amendment to Exempt Small Caps from Sarbanes Oxley N Y
S. 761 Kill Resolution Urging Senate to Offset Costs of New Programs N Y
S. 3 Drug Price "Negotiations" -- Controls N Y
S.Con.Res. 21 Amend Budget to Extend 2001 Tax Cuts Y N
S.Con.Res. 21 Repeal the Death Tax Y N
S.Con.Res. 21 Reduce Mandatory Spending Increases $71 Billion Over 5 Yrs. Y N
S.Con.Res. 21 Allow Social Security Reform Y N
S.Con.Res. 21 Cut Programs Rated Ineffective Y N
S.Con.Res. 21 Allow Simple Majority to Extend Tax Cuts Y N
H.R. 2 Increase Minimum Wage N Y
S. 1 Strike Regulation of Grassroots Lobbying Y N
S. 1 Spending Frozen at Previous Year if Spending Bill Late Y N

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