Unprecedented: the 2000 presidential election 2003, politics 2 comments storyline in florida, george bush was ahead of al gore by a mere 1700 votes this narrow. Although some thought the 2000 presidential election between al gore (democrat) and george w bush (republican) would be close, no one imagined that it would be that close. Bush then squared off against the democratic party's candidate vice president albert 'al' gore in the presidential election of 2000 both men battled over the course of several months, and, even. Al gore and george w bush at the first presidential debate in 2000, moderatored by jim lehrer this is the story of that first debate between mr bush and mr gore, as told to me recently by. Bush v gore (00-949) opinion george w bush, et al whether the florida supreme court established new standards for resolving presidential election contests.
The 2000 presidential election between democratic candidate vice president al gore and republican governor george w bush of texas was a tight race it became clear that whoever won florida would have the 270 electoral votes needed to win. This case concerns the 2000 presidential election between george w bush (bush) and al gore (gore) although gore won the popular vote, the outcome of the election was dependent upon the 25 electoral votes from the state of florida. 2000 presidential election the 2000 presidential election - between george w bush and al gore - questions if the electoral college is a democratic system the election is so controversial because al gore won the popular vote in the country but george. In this composite image a comparison has been made between former us presidential candidates george w bush (left) and al gore in 2000 george w bush won the presidential election to become the.
Bush v gore, 531 us 98 (2000), was a decision of the united states supreme court that settled a recount dispute in florida's 2000 presidential electionthe ruling was issued on december 12, 2000. Al gore, not george bush, should be sitting in the white house today as the newly elected president of the united states, two new independent probes of the disputed florida election contest have. Al gore, us presidential candidate, filed a lawsuit against the winner of the 2000 presidential election, george w bush bush's win was secured by the electoral college votes of florida, but the difference between the individual vote counts for gore and for bush were so close that florida law mandated a recount of the votes. Bush v gore was a controversial case that was heard on december 11, 2000 this case decided the outcome of the 2000 presidential election between vice president gore and texas governor george w bush the election took place on nov 7, 2000 under our electoral college system each state votes for. Introduction and summary american voters, who continue to divide their support equally between al gore and george w bush, have not been strongly influenced by the way the american news media have covered the personal character of the presidential candidates.
In one of the closest contests in us history, the 2000 presidential election between democratic vice-president al gore and republican governor of texas george w bush (hereafter referred to as bush jr to distinguish him from his father who was also a president), the final outcome hinged on how the vote went in florida. The official us electoral college web site, providing current information about the presidential election, information about the roles and responsibilities of state officials and electors, instructions for state officials and electors, the timeline of key dates for the presidential election, information about laws and legal requirements related to the presidential election and the electors. The florida election recount of 2000 was a period of vote recounting in florida that occurred during the weeks after election day in the 2000 united states presidential election between george w bush and al gore.
At this early stage of the presidential campaign, the electorate as a whole does not see much difference between the two presumptive nominees of the republican and democratic parties, texas governor george w bush and vice president al gore, respectively. George w bush (1946-), america's 43rd president, served in office from 2001 to 2009 before entering the white house, bush, the oldest son of george hw bush, the 41st us president, was a. 10 of the closest presidential elections in united states history george w bush vs al gore associated press in 2000, democrat al gore won the popular vote in the election,. Breadcrumb home history and government us elections cite presidential election of 2000, electoral and popular vote summary this table provides information about the election results between candidates albert a gore, george w bush, and ralph nader. Essential details and fun facts about the presidential election of 2000, when george bush narrowly defeated al gore—but only by electoral votes.
This heated election between al gore and george bush captured the attention of the nation with florida taking center stage in the recount lesson summary the 2000 presidential election stands. Vice pres al gore and gov george w bush present starkly different stands on wide range of issues in their first presidential debate gore repeatedly casts bush as friend of the rich bush upbraids. The florida recount of 2000 a vote-by-vote review of untallied ballots in the 2000 florida presidential election indicates george w bush would have narrowly prevailed al gore george w. Vice president al gore reluctantly concedes defeat to texas governor george w bush in his bid for the presidency, following weeks of legal battles over the recounting of votes in florida, on this.
Gore, which effectively decided the 2000 presidential election between george w bush and al gore objecting to the court's majority opinion favouring bush, ginsburg deliberately and subtly concluded her decision with the words, i dissent—a significant departure from the tradition of including the.