On May 19, the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Gary Gensler as Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Gensler was nominated to the post by President Obama in mid-December 2008.  

Also on May 19, the White House announced that CFTC Commissioner Bart Chilton has been nominated for a second term. Chilton has served as a Commissioner since August 2007.  

A record of the Senate vote confirming Gensler’s nomination is available here.  

The announcement of Chilton’s nomination is available here