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Googling Sonia

What interests people about the justice-to-be? Ask Google

What do Americans care about when it comes to Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor? Here are the ten fastest-rising Google searches in the wake of her nomination:

1. “wiki sotomayor”

2. “supreme court sotomayor”

3. “sotomayor racist”

4. “sotomayor married”

5. “sotomayor biography”

6. “sotomayor abortion”

7. “sonia sotomayor biography”

8. “obama sotomayor”

9. “judge sotomayor”

10. “judge sonia sotomayor”

The region in the country that logged the most searches about her? Washington, DC.

This article first appeared in the August 2009 issue of The Washingtonian. For more articles from that issue, click here.   

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