By the Numbers: Confirming a SCOTUS pick during an election year

A look at the historic precedent for confirming Supreme Court justices months before Election Day.
0:50 | 09/22/20

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The battle over the Supreme Court vacancy left by justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Which closer look at by the numbers of the historic precedent for nominating and confirming Supreme Court justices. During an election year since 18100. There have been only thirteen election year Supreme Court vacancies. And only six of them were filled the same here but never turned on zero times as a senate nomination and confirmation. Have been this close to an election. It all of American history only to Supreme Court vacancies came closer to Election Day at a both instances replacement nominations happened. After Election Day on average it takes about seventy days from a Supreme Court nomination. To a final senate vote but for the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg he took only 42 days. President trump is expected to announce a nominee late this week about. Forty days before the election.

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