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OfficeAssociate Justice
Type Confirmation
Filing Deadline 00, 0000 - 12:00pm
Polls Open January 31, 2006 - 10:00am
Polls Close January 31, 2006 - 10:20am
Term Start January 31, 2006 - 02:00pm
Term End January 03, 2150 - 12:00pm
ContributorJ.R.
Last ModifiedJ.R. June 04, 2007 02:06pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description President Bush nominated Judge Alito to replace retiring Justice Sandra Day O'Connor on Halloween, October 31, 2005.

Judge Alito's hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee convened on Monday, January 9, 2006 at noon and concluded on Friday, January 13. The committee vote was held Tuesday, January 24. Alito was favorably recommended to the Senate on a 10-8 party lines vote.

On January 30, 2006 the Senate Moved to Invoke Cloture On The Nomination of Samuel A. Alito, Jr. by a vote of 72 Ayes, 25 Nays. Rollcall link: [Link]

Confirmed by the US Senate on January 31, 2006 by a vote of 58 Ayes, 42 Nays. Rollcall link: [Link]
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyNonpartisan Won09/21/1981
NameSandra Day O'Connor Votes99 (100.00%)
Term09/25/1981 - 01/31/2006 Margin99 (+100.00%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
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KEY RACE? 10.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
10/31/2005 01/31/2006
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Samuel A. Alito, Jr. 1 8 16 5
Reject 1 ------
Leaning Call: Samuel A. Alito, Jr. (98.84%)
Weighted Call: Samuel A. Alito, Jr. (99.99%)

CANDIDATES
Photo  
Name Circuit Judge Samuel A. Alito, Jr. Reject  
PartyNonpartisan  
Website  
Uncertified Votes58 (58.00%) 42 (42.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -16 (-16.00%)  
Predict Avg.58.80% 41.20%  
Classical Liberal58.00% (+5.35 pts) 42.00% (+4.15 pts)
Florida Moderate57.00% (+4.68 pts) 43.00% (+3.48 pts)
CAGOP61.00% (+3.35 pts) 39.00% (+2.15 pts)
off_to_DC58.00% (+5.35 pts) 42.00% (+4.15 pts)
Imperator60.00% (+4.02 pts) 40.00% (+2.82 pts)
Cash On Hand $-- $--  
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ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
AENM Angry Russian
R TurnerforCongress
LBT Silver Dime
R J.R.
MFL Juan Croniqueur
LBT Smart
LPC Dr. King Schultz
IndP 6921
 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jan 31, 2006 12:40pm News Alito sworn in as member of Supreme Court  Article Imperator 
Jan 31, 2006 10:00am News Senate confirms Alito to the Supreme Court  Article Nothing wrong, just gone 
Jan 30, 2006 05:45pm News Anti-Alito filibuster soundly defeated [72-25]  Article COSDem 
Jan 30, 2006 11:00am Endorsement Chafee says he will vote against Alito  Article COSDem 
Jan 26, 2006 03:00pm News Sen. Kerry calls for filibuster of Alito  Article J.R. 
Jan 26, 2006 01:00pm News Kerry to Lead Filibuster?  Article J.R. 

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