Tag: federal judge vacancies

  • Ballotpedia releases federal judicial vacancy count for April 2024

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    In this month’s federal judicial vacancy count, Ballotpedia tracked nominations, confirmations, and vacancies from March 2, 2024, through April 1, 2024. Ballotpedia publishes the federal judicial vacancy count at the start of each month. HIGHLIGHTS New vacancies There were 44 vacancies out of 870 active Article III judicial positions, a total vacancy percentage of 5.1,…

  • 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,…

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

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    There were 59 vacancies in the 890 authorized federal judicial posts as of January 31, 2024. Fifty-eight of those were for Article III judgeships. This report is limited to Article III courts, where appointees are confirmed to lifetime judgeships. From December 14, 2023, to January 31, 2024: By January 31, 2024—1,107 days in office—President Joe…

  • Ballotpedia releases federal judicial vacancy count for December 2023

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    In this month’s federal judicial vacancy count, Ballotpedia tracked nominations, confirmations, and vacancies from November 2 through December 1, 2023. Ballotpedia publishes the federal judicial vacancy count at the start of each month. HIGHLIGHTS New vacancies There were 63 vacancies out of 870 active Article III judicial positions, a total vacancy percentage of 7.2, which…

  • Ballotpedia releases federal judicial vacancy count for November 2023

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    In this month’s federal judicial vacancy count, Ballotpedia tracked nominations, confirmations, and vacancies from October 2 to November 1, 2023. Ballotpedia publishes the federal judicial vacancy count at the start of each month. HIGHLIGHTS New vacancies There were 69 vacancies out of 870 active Article III judicial positions, a total vacancy percentage of 7.9%, which…

  • Ballotpedia releases federal judicial vacancy count for October 2023

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    In this month’s federal judicial vacancy count, Ballotpedia tracked nominations, confirmations, and vacancies from September 2 to October 1. Ballotpedia publishes the federal judicial vacancy count at the start of each month. HIGHLIGHTS New vacancies There were 69 vacancies out of 870 active Article III judicial positions, a total vacancy percentage of 8%. A vacancy…

  • Article III judicial vacancies check-in

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    According to the latest vacancy data from the U.S. Courts, there were 24 total announced upcoming vacancies for Article III judgeships. Article III judgeships refer to federal judges who serve on the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of International Trade, one of the 13 U.S. courts of appeal, or one of the 94 U.S.…

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

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    There were 890 authorized federal judicial posts and 71 vacancies as of August 18, 2023. Seventy of those were for Article III judgeships. This report is limited to Article III courts, where appointees are confirmed to lifetime judgeships. By August 1, 2023—924 days in office—President Joe Biden (D) had nominated 176 judges to Article III…

  • Upcoming Article III judicial vacancies

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    There were 22 total announced upcoming vacancies for Article III judgeships as of July 5, 2023, according to the latest vacancy data from the U.S. Courts. Article III judgeships refer to federal judges who serve on the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of International Trade, or one of the 13 U.S. courts of appeal…