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|Office||Chief Justice |
|Filing Deadline|| September 06, 2005 - 12:00pm Central|
|Polls Open|| September 29, 2005 - 10:30am Central|
|Polls Close|| September 29, 2005 - 10:45am Central|
|Term Start|| September 29, 2005 - 12:00pm|
|Term End|| January 01, 2150 - 12:00pm|
|Last Modified||bnml March 20, 2020 11:46am|
President Bush nominated John G. Roberts, Jr. for the position of Chief Justice of the United States succeeding William H. Rehnquist on September 5, 2005. |
His hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee convened on Monday, September 12, 2005.
The Senate Judiciary Committee approved John Roberts' nomination as chief justice by a 13-5 vote on Thursday, September 22, 2005.
John Roberts was confirmed as chief justice by the full Senate on Thursday, September 29, 2005 by a vote of 78-22.