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  US Ambassador to the UN - Recess Appointment
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Parents > United States > U.S. Executive > Ambassador to UN
OfficeUN Ambassador
Type Appointment
Filing Deadline March 07, 2005 - 12:00am
Polls Open August 01, 2005 - 09:00am
Polls Close August 01, 2005 - 11:00am
Term Start August 01, 2005 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2007 - 12:00pm
ContributorScott³
Last ModifiedArmyDem December 26, 2006 12:00pm
Data SourcesBolton was given a recess appointment by President Bush on August 1, 2005.

A Senate vote has not occurred.
Description The Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted on May 12, 2005, to send the nomination to the floor, but withheld any recommendation for the nominee. The vote to send to the full Senate was 10-8. "All 10 Republicans voted to send the nomination to the floor and all eight Democrats voted no."- AP


Bush granted Bolton a recess appointment on August 1, 2005.
[Link] According to AP sources he was to be sworn in the same day. As this is a recess appointment his term will end on the first day of the next congress, as opposed to serving til until 2009 or later.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyNonpartisan Won01/20/2005
NameAnne W. Patterson Votes1 (100.00%)
Term01/20/2005 - 08/01/2005 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won03/29/2007
NameZalmay Khalilzad Votes100 (100.00%)
Term04/10/2007 - 01/20/2009 Margin100 (+100.00%)
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
03/15/2005 08/01/2005
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
John R. Bolton 4 5 1 1
Reject 1 1 ----
Leaning Call: John R. Bolton (87.50%)
Weighted Call: John R. Bolton (95.32%)

CANDIDATES
Photo  
Name Under Secretary John R. Bolton  
PartyRepublican  
Website  
Uncertified Votes1 (100.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%)  
Predict Avg.0.00%  
Cash On Hand $--  
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AENM Angry Russian
R Rockefeller Republican
D Tsongas Democrat
R SC Moose
 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Aug 01, 2005 09:00am News Bush appoints Bolton as U.N. ambassador  Article Monsieur 
Jul 31, 2005 07:00pm News Dodd to Bush: Don't appoint Bolton  Article J.R. 
Jul 30, 2005 12:00am News Officials: Bush Plans to Install Bolton  Article J.R. 
Jul 29, 2005 01:00pm News W.House gives strong signal on Bolton appointment  Article Scott³ 
Jul 13, 2005 12:00am News Bolton May Accept Recess Appointment  Article Scott³ 
Jun 21, 2005 12:00pm News Frist says no new Bolton vote  Article Brandon 

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