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US Federal Judges confirmed 2021


The number of federal judges each president can get confirmed in the US Senate is enormously consequential for US government and policy. In 2019, the US Senate confirmed 102 judges, the 2nd highest total in its history. In 2020, the Senate confirmed 55 judges (see previous Metaculus question here).

However, with a divided government looking likely in 2021, the Senate may confirm far fewer judges in 2021. Or they might confirm a whole lot. So:

How many federal judges will the US Senate confirm in 2021?

Resolution will be based on the number of judges confirmed in 2021 as listed on this .gov page of US judges confirmed by Congress. If that source becomes unavailable, a source of comparable quality, including credible media reports if necessary, should be used at resolution time.

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