"In over 80 years, there has not been a nomination or confirmation of a Supreme Court justice during a presidential election year. This year should be no different."Alabama GOP Chair Terry Lathan
Perhaps the most authoritative online site for Supreme Court information is Scotusblog.com
"The historical record does not reveal any instances since at least 1900 of the president failing to nominate and/or the Senate failing to confirm a nominee in a presidential election year because of the impending election. In that period, there were several nominations and confirmations of Justices during presidential election years."Read their entire story HERE.
Read the GOP Chair's complete statement HERE.