Four counties submitted statements, and after reviewing the submissions Harris determined that none justified an extension of the filing deadline.
In the final tally Sen. The subsequent analysis revealed that black-majority precincts had three times as many rejected ballots as white precincts.
Pictured, Durkin speaks at a Capitol press conference in Broward County used a more forgiving standard than Palm Beach County, and uncovered almost three times as many new votes, a result markedly disproportionate to the difference in population between the counties. The election was contested for eight months.
With respect to the equal protection question, we find a violation of the Equal Protection Clause. When a court orders a statewide remedy, there must be at least some assurance that the rudimentary requirements of equal treatment and fundamental fairness are satisfied.
On several occasions, William Rehnquist had expressed interest in retiring under a Republican administration; one study found that press reports "are equivocal on whether facts existed that would have created a conflict of interest" for Rehnquist.
Instead, we are presented with a situation where a state court with the power to assure uniformity has ordered a statewide recount with minimal procedural safeguards. Hide Caption 10 of 15 Photos: One thing, however, is certain. II A The closeness of this election, and the multitude of legal challenges which have followed in its wake, have brought into sharp focus a common, if heretofore unnoticed, phenomenon.
This ruling was by a 7—2 vote. Here's a detailed look at what the studies found:: Many charged that Johnson stole the office through ballot fraud.
After coming in third in Delaware Forbes dropped out, leaving three candidates. The group, which was "looking for a candidate for with good political instincts, someone they could work with", was impressed, and Shultz encouraged him to enter the race.
The two major conclusions here are that Gore likely would have won a hand recount of the statewide overvotes and undervotes -- which he never requested -- while Bush likely would have won the hand recount of undervotes ordered by the Florida Supreme Court, although by a smaller margin than the certified vote difference.
According to the LWV, they pulled out because "the campaigns presented the League with their debate agreement on September 28, two weeks before the scheduled debate.
The newspapers applied BDO Seidman's findings to four vote-counting standards. The law does not refrain from searching for the intent of the actor in a multitude of circumstances; and in some cases the general command to ascertain intent is not susceptible to much further refinement.
Gore has proven very controversial.
The Washington Post explained, " field workers spent 6, hours describing every dimple, chad, erasure and relevant marking.
However, in the second debate on foreign policy, Ford made what was widely viewed as a major blunder when he said "There is no Soviet domination of Eastern Europe and there never will be under a Ford administration. Supreme Court handed the presidency to Bush, or took it away from Gore.
A desire for speed is not a general excuse for ignoring equal protection guarantees. On election night, no clear winner emerged. Bush wins by Florida Supreme Court order for all undervotes statewide: Usually, federal courts do not make that type of assessment, and indeed the per curiam opinion in this case did not do so.
Former cabinet member George Shultz played an important early role in securing establishment Republican support for Bush. II A The closeness of this election, and the multitude of legal challenges which have followed in its wake, have brought into sharp focus a common, if heretofore unnoticed, phenomenon.
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The presidential election of had been decided, in essence, by the vote of one Supreme Court justice. Needless to say, the George W. Bush camp was jubilant.
Al Gore supporters were incensed. Many people were simply happy to have things settled. But others worried that the Court had gone too far. The Court's controversial decision in Bush v.
Gore, issued in Decembereffectively determined the outcome of the presidential election. Oct 31, · After the grueling day Florida recount battle, Al Gore conceded the presidency to George W.
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