By the numbers: Trump's Supreme Court shortlist is very conservative

President Trump's list of nominees to replace outgoing Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court skews decisively conservative, per a measure that scores judges on a liberal-conservative spectrum.

Why it matters: Chances are that whomever Trump appoints will be solidly conservative, tipping the balance of the court.

Data: Epstein, Martin, and Quinn, 2016; Chart: Andrew Witherspoon and Harry Stevens/Axios