Gore gained a half-million more votes than bush, but gore lost the electoral college when he lost florida bush's official margin in florida was by 537 votes with the presidency hanging on a few hundred votes in a single state, there were lawsuits and requests for recounts. In bush v gore (2000), a divided supreme court ruled that the state of florida's court-ordered manual recount of vote ballots in the 2000 presidential election was unconstitutional the case. Only the last two are known as bush v gore in the first of these cases, bush v palm beach county canvassing board, the court hoped to end the election crisis by putting a stop to the florida supreme court's decision to extend the time for certifying the vote past the period set by state law. Gore, however, won the popular vote over bush by some 500,000 votes—the first inversion of the electoral and popular vote since 1888 for the results of the previous election, see united states presidential election of 1996.
The united states presidential election of 2000 was a contest between republican candidate george w bush, then-governor of texas and son of former president george h w bush (1989-1993), and democratic candidate al gore, then-vice president bill clinton, the incumbent president, was vacating. By 4:30 am, after all votes were counted, gore had narrowed bush's margin to under 2,000 votes, and the networks retracted their predictions that bush had won florida and the presidency gore, who had privately conceded the election to bush, withdrew his concession.
Ap: a vote-by-vote review of untallied ballots in the 2000 florida presidential election indicates george w bush would have narrowly prevailed in the partial recounts sought by al gore, but gore. The numbers reveal the flaws in mr gore's post-election tactics and, in retrospect, why the bush strategy of resisting county-by-county recounts was ultimately successful. On november 8, 2000, the day following the presidential election, the florida division of elections reported that petitioner, governor bush, had received 2,909,135 votes, and respondent, vice president gore, had received 2,907,351 votes, a margin of 1,784 for governor bush.
Americans, some of whom went to bed thinking gore had won, others that bush had won, all woke up to find out that no one had won, in spite of gore's half-million vote edge in the us popular vote. A supremely bad decision: the majority ruling in bush v gore jared thompson '05 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. 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. Nationally, bush had won 246 electoral votes gore had won 260 the number of electoral votes needed to win the election is 270 florida's twenty-five electoral votes hung in the balance. Gore won the election by 538,948 votes bush won the count by 300 the complete and final 2000 election results are in al gore, the democrat, received 50,988,442 votes george bush, the republican, received 50,449,494.
Following the us supreme court's decision in bush vpalm beach county canvassing board, and concurrent with vice president al gore's contest of the certification of florida presidential election results, on december 8, 2000 the florida supreme court ordered that the circuit court in leon county tabulate by hand 9000 contested ballots from miami-dade county. Against this background, one must wonder why justices rehnquist, scalia and thomas suddenly discovered power and beauty in the equal protection clause in bush v gore indeed, as a group they cast more votes (three, to be exact) to uphold the equal protection clause claim in bush v. Bush v gore, case in which, on december 12, 2000, the supreme court of the united states reversed a florida supreme court request for a selective manual recount of that state's us presidential election ballots. (bush - gore) the 2000 presidential election was the most recent election where the popular vote winner was not elected george w bush, son of former president george hw bush, ran on the republican ticket against democratic candidate, and the sitting vice president, al gore.
After the grueling 36-day florida recount battle, al gore conceded the presidency to george w bush on december 13, 2000. Bush v gore, special report on united states supreme court's extraordinary role in 2000 election there were bitter words spoken and deep divisions revealed by its 5-to-4 vote in bush v gore.
2000 vs 2016: why gore then is different than trump now when an automatic florida recount left him just several hundred votes shy of republican george w bush in a state whose electoral votes. If the election was run off the popular vote, both bush jr and trump would have heavily moderated their campaign to get votes in california, which therefore would not only give them more new votes, but trump and bush jr would have earned some of the votes of people that voted libertarian or in the case of trump, the 700,000 people who voted for. On election night in florida, bush led gore by 1,784 votes because of the closeness of the election, an automatic recount began two days later in every county hundreds of lawyers flocked to 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.
Bush won 1803 more counties than gore won one of the electors from dc abstained from voting for gore because of the controversy over the recount in florida, the gore campaign sued to have a manual recount. Bush and gore, of course, were the two candidates: george w bush, the governor of texas and son of the forty-first president, challenging the incumbent vice president, al gore bush v. 4 bush v gore per curiam that the circuit court could order the supervisor of elec-tions and the canvassing boards, as well as the necessary public officials, in all counties that have not conducted a.