Every election, every vote matters. Trump just took control of another branch of Government.
Number of days before the election that Scalia died, creating a vacancy: 269
Number of days before the election that Kennedy retired, creating a vacancy: 132
‘On the Senate floor, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said, “The Senate stands ready to fulfill its constitutional role by providing advice and consent on President Trump’s nominee to fill this vacancy. We will vote to confirm Justice Kennedy’s successor this fall.” ‘ https://goo.gl/KTUHi5