With Cantwell’s Support, Ketanji Brown Jackson Confirmed by Senate to Supreme Court

Cantwell: “All women and women of color should be so proud of this moment.”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, President Biden’s nominee for Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, was confirmed by the Senate by a vote of 53-47. U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), voted in favor of confirmation. After the vote, she released this statement: 

“History is being made in the United States of America. We will have a new Justice on the highest court of the land that makes the bench look more like America. 
“All women and women of color should be so proud of this moment. Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson will be a strong supporter of our privacy rights, and her history as both a public defender and a federal judge makes her uniquely and extraordinarily qualified.” 

Senator Cantwell met with Judge Jackson on Tuesday, April 5, in advance of the confirmation vote. 

Photos of Senator Cantwell’s meeting with Judge Jackson are available HERE.