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    United States Constitution - Presidential Elections and the Supreme Court

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    How do presidential elections impact the supreme court? Please provide references.

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    1. How do presidential elections impact the Supreme Court?

    One argument is that the presidential elections often determines the judges that will be appointed to the Supreme Court, which often reflects both the political party and personal values held by the newly elected President. However, as pointed out in the article attached, even on the issues on which the court is currently divided, a president has only a limited ability to affect the course of ...

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    This solution explains how presidential elections impact the supreme court. Supplemented with an article discussing the likely impact of the presidential election on the Supreme Court. References are provided.

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