Voters sent a message to Trump by electing additional Republican Senators. Likely to have 54 Repug senators, Trump can appoint conservatives to many open Executive positions and even more Conservative Judges to the Federal Circuit Courts and Federal District Courts. Trump's stamp on the long-term Judicial Branch makeup is looming for the next 30+ years. These vacancies will be filled by Trump over the next two years. Vacancies in the Federal Judiciary Last updated on11/07/2018 Total Vacancies:135 Total Nominees Pending:56 Note: One of these vacancies is for Brett Kavanaugh who was elevated to SCOTUS!