this day in the yesteryear: US Supreme Court Decides Bush v. Gore (2000)

US Supreme Court Decides Bush v. Gore (2000)

The Supreme Court’s decision in this case ended Florida‘s statewide recount of ballots cast in the 2000 US presidential election and allowed its Secretary of State to certify Republican candidate George W. Bush as the winner of Florida’s 25 electoral votes. Despite the fact that Democratic candidate Al Gore had won the popular vote, the decision in Florida gave Bush a majority of the Electoral College and with it the US presidency. What reason did the court cite for stopping the recount? More… Discuss

2 responses to “this day in the yesteryear: US Supreme Court Decides Bush v. Gore (2000)

  1. Gore really did win Florida. In several areas in the lower Atlantic coast the ballot cards did not line up with the names. 75,000 Jewish voters there did not vote for Pat Buchanan. But that’s how it turned out because if the misalignment.

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