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On the Nomination PN456: Clarence Thomas, of Georgia, to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States

Totals

All Votes D R
Yea 52%
 
 
52
11
 
41
 
Nay 48%
 
 
48
46
 
2
 

Nomination Confirmed. Simple Majority Required. Oct 15, 1991 at 6:03 p.m. ET. Source: senate.gov.

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