Tag: federal judge nominations

  • Ballotpedia releases federal judicial vacancy count for March 2024

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    In this month’s federal judicial vacancy count, Ballotpedia tracked nominations, confirmations, and vacancies from February 2, 2024, to March 1, 2024. Ballotpedia publishes the federal judicial vacancy count at the start of each month. HIGHLIGHTS New vacancies There were 51 vacancies out of 870 active Article III judicial positions, a total vacancy percentage of 5.9,…

  • Biden has successfully appointed 166 federal judges through January 1 of his fourth year

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    President Joe Biden (D) has appointed and the U.S. Senate has confirmed 166 Article III federal judges through January 1, 2024, his fourth year in office. The average number of federal judges appointed by previous presidents through January 1 of his fourth year in office is 154.3. By January 1 of his fourth year, President…

  • Tracker: Article III federal judicial nominations by president by days in office since 2001

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    Through July 13, there were 890 authorized federal judicial posts and 71 vacancies. Seventy of those were for Article III judgeships. This report is limited to Article III courts, where appointees are confirmed to lifetime judgeships. By July 1, 893 days in office, President Joe Biden (D) had nominated 166 judges to Article III judgeships.…