Votes to confirm supreme court justices as well as any viewpoints expressed by the Senator or Congressman are displayed under the "Supreme Court Justices" tab. Any video available concerning questioning of the candidate will be shown as well.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
In August of 1993 the Senate voted to confirm Ruth Bader Ginsburg to the supreme court in a 96-3 vote.
Chief Justice John Roberts
In September of 2005, the Senate voted to confirm John Roberts to be the Chief Justice of the supreme court. The vote was a 78-22 decision.
Justice Samuel Alito
In January of 2006, the Senate voted to confirm Samuel Alito to the supreme court. The vote passed 58-42.
Justice Sonia Sotomayor
In August of 2009, the Senate voted to confirm Sonia Sotomayor to the supreme court in a 68-31 vote.
Justice Elena Kagan
In August of 2010, the Senate voted to confirm Elena Kagan to the supreme court in a 63-37 vote.
The votes that the senate has cast on supreme court justices are shown below. This includes cloture votes to end debate.
|1991||220||Confirmation of Clarence Thomas to the Supreme Court|
|1993||232||Confirmation of Ruth Bader Ginsburg to the Supreme Court|
|2005||245||Confirmation of Chief Justice John Roberts|
|2006||2||Confirmation of Justice Samuel Alito|
|2006||1||Motion to End Debate on Samuel Alito|
|2009||262||Confirmation of Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court|
|2010||229||Confirmation of Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court|