Average length in days to confirm a Senate-confirmed political appointee across administrations - Year 1
A graph presents the uneven increase in time that it takes to confirm these positions.
This data was compiled by the Partnership for Public Service’s Center for Presidential Transition® and was gathered from Congress.gov. The confirmation process is defined as the time between a president sending a formal nomination to the Senate and the confirmation vote.
Data compiled as of Dec. 31, 2021.
Partnership for Public Service's Center for Presidential Transition®