Potential nominees below are listed by ascending age, with ages as of the September 2020 death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (since Supreme Court Justices are allowed to serve for life once they are confirmed by the Senate, the age of the President’s nominee will no doubt be a crucial consideration).

Strikethrough indicates already declined Nomination

  1. Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron (Age 34)
  2. US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit Judge Allison Jones Rushing (Age 38)
  3. US District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma Judge Patrick Wyrick (Age 39)
  4. US Senator for Missouri Josh Hawley (Age 40)
  5. US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Judge Martha Pacold (Age 41)
  6. US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Judge Britt Grant (Age 42)
  7. United States Senator for Arkansas Tom Cotton (Age 43)
  8. US District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri Judge Sarah Pitlyk (Age 43)
  9. Georgia Supreme Court Justice Keith Blackwell (Age 45)
  10. Deputy Assistant to President Trump and Deputy Counsel to President Trump Kate Todd (Age 45)
  11. Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Counsel of the US Department of Justice Steven Engel (Age 46)
  12. US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit Judge David Stras (Age 46)
  13. US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit Judge James Ho (Age 47)
  14. US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Judge Kevin Newsom (Age 47)
  15. US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Judge Peter Phipps (Age 47)
  16. US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Judge Lawrence VanDyke (Age 47)
  17. US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Judge Amy Coney Barrett (Age 48)
  18. United States Senator for Texas Ted Cruz (Age 49)
  19. US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit Judge Stuart Kyle Duncan (Age 49)
  20. United States Senator for Utah & Brother of Thomas Lee Mike Lee (Age 49)
  21. Former Solicitor General Noel Francisco (Age 51)
  22. US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Judge Joan Larsen (Age 51)
  23. Florida Supreme Court Justice Carlos Muñiz (Age 51)
  24. US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Judge Amul Thapar (Age 51)
  25. US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Judge Barbara Lagoa (Age 52)
  26. US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Judge Raymond Kethledge (Age 53)
  27. US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Judge Bridget Bade (Age 54)
  28. Kirkland & Ellis Law Firm Partner, former US Solicitor General Paul Clement (Age 54)
  29. US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit Judge Don Willett (Age 54)
  30. US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit Judge Allison Eid (Age 55)
  31. US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Judge Thomas Hardiman (Age 55)
  32. Supreme Court of Utah Justice & Brother of Mike Lee Thomas Lee (Age 55)
  33. US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit Judge Gregory Katsas (Age 56)
  34. United States Ambassador to Mexico Christopher Landau (Age 56)
  35. US Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces Judge Margaret Ryan (Age 56)
  36. US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit Judge Steven Colloton (Age 57)
  37. US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit Judge Raymond Gruender (Age 57)
  38. US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Judge William Pryor (Age 58)
  39. US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Diane Sykes (Age 62)
  40. Supreme Court of Iowa Justice Edward Mansfield (Age 63)
  41. US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit Judge Timothy Tymkovich (Age 63)
  42. Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Canady (Age 66)
  43. US District Court for the Southern District of Florida Judge Federico Moreno (Age 68)
  44. Retired Michigan Supreme Court Justice Robert Young (Age 69)

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