Skip to comments.An Outline of Recount Strategies
Posted on 11/11/2001 6:28:56 PM PST by Jean SEdited on 09/03/2002 4:49:31 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]
On the morning after the 2000 presidential election, George W. Bush and Al Gore were nearly tied in Florida. The tiny advantage belonged to Bush, who led by little more than 1,000 votes out of 6 million cast.
For the Republican, it was crucial to end the election before his lead could evaporate. For Gore's team, it was just as crucial to keep the process going until his team could find enough votes for a reversal.
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