Pace of Nominations: How Does Biden Compare With Previous Presidents?

January 14, 2021

Presidents are responsible for about 4,000 political appointments, about 1,250 of which require Senate confirmation. They must also staff the White House. This memo includes a comparison of how Biden’s pace of announcements compares with the previous three presidents.

For a detailed list of the nominees and their statuses, see the Biden Political Appointee Tracker which is updated daily by the Partnership for Public Service and The Washington Post.

Publication Type: Research and Publications