With the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a massive controversy erupted in the US over whether President Trump should appoint her replacement now or if it should wait until after the federal election on Nov. 3, 2020, meaning it probably wouldn’t happen until 2021.
The Democrats and social activists are screaming it shouldn’t be made during an election year, while those supporting the Republicans are shouting fill the seat before the federal election.
We know what the political activists are saying, so what do the people want?
Well, according to a poll conducted by Marquette University, 67% want the appointment done before the federal election.
The Blaze explains.
A majority of Americans support filling a Supreme Court vacancy during an election year, according to a poll taken just days before Ruth Bader Ginsburg died. […]
The Marquette University poll found that two-thirds of American adults — a whopping 67% — support conducting the Supreme Court confirmation process during an election year, while just 32% of respondents said they oppose it.
Among political parties, 68% of Republicans, 63% of Democrats, and 71% of Independents said they support holding hearings during an election year.
According to reports, President Trump intends to fill the vacant position before the federal election and suggests he will nominate a woman. READ: Donald Trump: Supreme Court Pick Next Week; ‘Most Likely’ a Woman