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CONFIRMATION OF NOMINATION OF THURGOOD MARSHALL, THE FIRST NEGRO APPOINTED TO THE SUPREME COURT.

Aug 30, 1967 .

Totals

All Votes D R
Yea 86%
 
 
69
37
 
32
 
Nay 14%
 
 
11
10
 
1
 
Not Voting
 
 
20
17
 
3
 

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The Yea votes represented 86% of the country’s population by apportioning each state’s population to its voting senators.

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