John Roberts's file:

None from Washington, D.C.

John G. Roberts Jr. was appointed Chief Justice of the United States by President George W. Bush in 2005. Previously, he held several positions in the Reagan administration, practiced law in Washington, D.C., and served on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

Recent statements involving John Roberts

"Do you know which state has the worst ratio of white voter turnout to African-American voter turnout? Massachusetts. Do you know what has the best, where African-American turnout actually exceeds white turnout? Mississippi."

Recent stories featuring John Roberts

Fact-checking voting laws: a year-end report:

Amid a nationwide battle about voter access, PolitiFact researched claims about noncitizen voters, restoration of ex-felons’ rights and voter laws nationwide.

Fact-checking the chief justice on voter turnout :

In the oral argument for a voting rights case, Chief Justice John Roberts made some claims about states with the lowest African-American turnout. We put his claims to the Truth-O-Meter.

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