Ggplot

Supreme Court Confirmations (1967-present)

Introduction Following up on Rachel Wellford’s tweet about Senate votes for Supreme Court confirmations, I decided to try to graph the data. Below, I have a ggplot picture with decent labeling a searchable datatable a plotly interactive graph The data came from Senate.gov. I chose to focus on 1967 onward because it appeared that voting procedures were slightly different before Thurgood Marshall’s nomination process.