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OfficeAssociate Justice
Type Confirmation
Filing Deadline June 01, 2009 - 12:00pm
Polls Open August 06, 2009 - 02:00pm
Polls Close August 06, 2009 - 01:15pm
Term Start August 08, 2009 - 02:00pm
Term End 00, 2060 - 12:00pm
ContributorJ.R.
Last ModifiedAndy June 21, 2010 06:59pm
Data Sources
Description Nominee: Sonia Sotomayor, of New York, to be an Associate Justice of the
Supreme Court of the United States, vice David H. Souter, retiring.

Confirmation hearings are scheduled for July 13.

Nomination placed on the Senate Calendar on July 28, 2009.

Senator Edward Kennedy (D-MA)supported the nominee, but was absent from voting due to illness.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyNonpartisan Won10/02/1990
NameDavid Hackett Souter Votes90 (90.91%)
Term10/09/1990 - 06/29/2009 Margin81 (+81.82%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
MAP
KEY RACE? 8.7500000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
05/26/2009 08/06/2009
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Sonia Sotomayor ----3 28
Leaning Call: Sonia Sotomayor (100.00%)
Weighted Call: Sonia Sotomayor (100.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

07/21/2009 07/22/2009

CANDIDATES
Photo  
Name Circuit Judge Sonia Sotomayor Reject  
PartyNonpartisan No Party Affiliation  
Certified Votes68 (68.69%) 31 (31.31%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -37 (-37.37%)  
Predict Avg.63.67% 35.67%  
Cash On Hand $-- $--  
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MATCHUP POLLS (1 from 1 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg57.05%-- 26.67%--  
Opinion Dynamics (FOX) 
07/21/09-07/22/09
53.00% -- 29.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
R TurnerforCongress
R Laura Welch Bush [L]
RTH e. dantes
R Kelly A. Ayotte [L]
LBT Smart
AnFed Grasshopper
AENM Angry Russian
R John E. Ensign [L]
 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Aug 04, 2009 05:00pm News Senate Leaders Stake Claim Ahead of Sotomayor Debate  Article Jason 
Jul 30, 2009 12:20pm Opinion Eroding constitutional limits on governmental takings [Sotomayor]  Article Servo 
Jul 29, 2009 11:00pm Commentary Sotomayor Sparks Debate Among Conservatives Over Originalism  Article MD Indy 
Jul 29, 2009 01:00am Poll Zogby: Sotomayor barely wins hispanic approval  Article ScottĀ³ 
Jul 28, 2009 11:00am News Sonia Sotomayor clears committee  Article Monsieur 
Jul 23, 2009 10:00am News NRA warns senators Sotomayor vote will be rated  Article The Sunset Provision 

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