Keith R. Blackwell

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Keith Blackwell
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia
Assumed office
July 19, 2012
Appointed byNathan Deal
Preceded byGeorge Carley
Judge of the Georgia Court of Appeals
In office
November 1, 2010 – July 19, 2012
Appointed bySonny Perdue
Preceded byG. Alan Blackburn
Succeeded byWilliam McCrary Ray II
Personal details
Born (1975-07-04) July 4, 1975 (age 43)
Cherokee County, Georgia, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
EducationUniversity of Georgia (BA, JD)

Keith Robert Blackwell (born July 4, 1975)[1] is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia. He was appointed to this position by Governor Nathan Deal on June 25, 2012. Before that, he was a judge of the Georgia Court of Appeals, to which he was appointed by Governor Sonny Perdue on November 1, 2010.[2] In September 2016, he was named as a possible Supreme Court of the United States nominee by Donald Trump.[3]

Electoral history[edit]

Georgia Supreme Court Results, May 20, 2014[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Nonpartisan Keith R. Blackwell (incumbent) 719,530 100.00%
Majority 719,530 100.00%
Total votes 719,530 100.00%

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Keith Blackwell (Robert), 42 - Marietta, GA -™ Background Profile".
  2. ^ "Blackwell, Dillard get Appeals Court judgeships".
  3. ^ Flores, Reena (September 23, 2016). "Donald Trump will expand list of possible Supreme Court picks". CBS News. Retrieved September 23, 2016 – via MSN.
  4. ^ "General Primary/General Nonpartisan/Special Election – May 20, 2014". Georgia Election Results. Office of the Secretary of State of Georgia. May 29, 2014. Retrieved May 9, 2018.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
G. Alan Blackburn
Judge of the Georgia Court of Appeals
Succeeded by
William McCrary Ray II
Preceded by
George Carley
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia