Bush v. Gore - Bush v. Gore 531 U.S. 98 (2000) Docket...

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Bush v. Gore 531 U.S. 98 (2000) Docket Number: 00-949 Abstract Argued: December 11, 2000 Decided: December 12, 2000 Subjects: Judicial Power: Civil Rights Facts of the Case Following the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Bush v. Palm 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. It also ordered that every county in Florida must immediately begin manually recounting all "under- votes" (ballots which did not indicate a vote for president) because there were enough contested ballots to place the outcome of the election in doubt. Governor George Bush and his running mate, Richard Cheney, filed a request for review in the U.S. Supreme Court and sought an emergency petition for a stay of the Florida Supreme Court's decision. The U.S. Supreme Court
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