What might be a precedent to the openness of the Obama-Biden campaign and the support towards the LGBT community, Vice Presidential nominee Joe Biden said, when asked how he would vote if he were to cast a tie breaking Senate vote on ENDA:
“Yes, certainly I would.”
ENDA lost passage by one vote in 1996. It was the first and only time it was voted on. The Vice President serves as the tie breaking vote in the Senate.