36 Days to Decide the 2000 Election

George W. Bush is elected in 2000.
3:00 | 11/06/12

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Let's make it quick and simple -- beginning the Supreme Court of the United States has reversed the decision of the Florida Supreme Court. On three separate issues that -- before that court. Good evening your mind first of all the Supreme Court of the United States has reversed the orders of the Florida Supreme Court. -- -- very narrow majority five justices before let me go to George Stephanopoulos very quickly here -- George this effectively and -- It is an election here literally one of the closest election. History 600 votes approximately. Separated them back on the -- and questions -- report it and now by one vote. And Supreme Court this election's over. George W. Bush was declared president following a recount in Florida -- ruling from the Supreme Court. Five weeks ago tonight Election -- 36 days after the election.

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