Essay on The Presidential Election of 2000

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The Bush Vs. Gore campaign was at its climax in late October of 2000. The people of the nation were casting their votes, and the two leading candidates were neck to neck. The tension was sky high on election day November 7, 2000. Behold, we were to have a new president; so we thought. Election experts have called for "evolution" instead of a "revolution" in changing the way the country goes about its elections. Never in history has such controversy risen as in the election 2000; Bush Vs. Gore. Election 2000 has raised "serious concerns over the integrity of the voting system," Filled with demonstrations of voting machines and oversized punch-card ballots. The election was ultimately made overcomplicated due…show more content…
Ultimately, the candidates, nor the nation were satisfied with the way things were turning out. There was debate here and controversy there, surrounded by confusion and disorganization. Thus, the vote re-counts began. Recounts of the votes began in every state necessary. People were sat down to examine and count every vote in question for hours, days, and weeks at a time. Governor Bush, had received 2,909,135 votes, and Vice President Gore, had received 2,907,351 votes, a winning advantage of 1,784 for Governor Bush. You would figure that Bush would victoriously win. However, Vice president Gore would not be still with this outcome. His disappointment would be backed up by the misunderstanding of votes in the nation. I'm sure there must have been many recounts in several if not all states. However, things didn't heat up or get as difficult as they did in the state of Florida. The Bush Vs. Gore campaign was at its climax in late October of 2000. The people of the nation were casting their votes, and the two leading candidates were neck to neck. The tension was sky high on election day November 7, 2000. Behold, we were to have a new president; so we thought. Election experts have called for "evolution" instead of a "revolution" in changing the way the country goes about its elections. Never in history has such controversy risen as in the election 2000; Bush
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