Partisanship increasingly colors perceptions of SCOTUS nominees

A different kind of March Madness descends upon Washington today as the Senate Judiciary Committee begins Judge Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation hearings. Gorsuch appears to have the votes to be confirmed as the next associate justice of the Supreme Court. The verdict on Judge Gorsuch in the court of public opinion polling, however, has become more mixed since his nomination and reflects the onset of a more partisan atmosphere surrounding SCOTUS nominations in general. CONT.

Kyle Clark, Public Opinion Strategies