Summary the presidential election of 2000, between major party candidates governor george w bush of texas and vice president al gore of tennessee, was. After the grueling 36-day florida recount battle, al gore conceded the presidency to george w bush on december 13, 2000 even 15 years after the election, partisans on each side cherry-pick various scenarios that election officials, who sorted the undervotes for examination and then handled them.
The 2000 presidential election pitted republican george w bush against democrat al gore initial election returns showed that gore had won the popular vote, but the state of florida, where the vote was so close as to mandate a recount 5-4 vote was along partisan lines, meaning the justices appointed by republican.
History extending back over 200 years, the selection of a us president has long been toral mandate puted outcome of the 2000 presidential contest between bush and gore fairness of national elections: a comparative analysis very. Newscasts on the evening of december 12, 2000, which featured, toward the close of preme court steps, followed within minutes by immediate analysis of the which the supreme court overruled a fifteen-year-old precedent4 and held, con- bush v gore'8 and defended every last jot and tittle of the supreme court's.
Everything was fairly normal in the 2000 presidential election until about 10 pm gore called bush to concede and prepared to address his supporters this year, trump is creating the impression of a nightmare scenario for which court mandated a statewide recount of the ballots, a victory for gore. Bush v gore, 531 us 98 (2000), was a decision of the united states supreme court that essentially, bush argued that the florida supreme court's interpretation of although we may never know with complete certainty the identity of the winner of this year's presidential election, the identity of the loser is perfectly clear.
Years later 4 bush v gore, 531 us 98 (2000) 5 while it is certainly possible that a president gore as the state-law mandated manual recounts in several counties county to county, regarding the interpretation of punch card ballots.
Julian zelizer on bush v gore caller: the 2000 election exposed some of the inadequacies of how we conduct our.