WASHINGTON — U.S. Senators Ron Johnson and Tammy Baldwin announced on Friday their agreement to recommend to the White House four Wisconsinites for consideration to fill the vacancy on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin created by the retirement of the late Judge Rudolph Randa.
The candidates, Joseph Bugni, Samuel Hall, Jr., Brett Ludwig and Daniel Vaccaro, were recommended by a bipartisan federal nominating commission that the Wisconsin senators established in April 2013 to move federal nominations forward, including nominations to vacant federal judgeships in Wisconsin.
The full text of the Wisconsin senators’ letter of recommendation to the White House is here and below.
December 13, 2019
The White House
Washington, DC 20500
Dear Mr. President:
We are pleased to recommend the following individuals to fill the vacancy on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin created by the retirement of Judge Rudolph Randa:
Joseph Aragorn Bugni
Samuel Craig Hall, Jr.
Brett H. Ludwig
Daniel Jay Vaccaro
These candidates were recommended by our Wisconsin Federal Nominating Commission that we established to screen applicants. Thank you for your consideration.
Ron Johnson Tammy Baldwin
United States Senator United States Senator