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Campaign 2000 (Gore vs. Bush: Florida Recount) #189630

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 12, 2000
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(Studio: Bill Blakemore) The latest developments in the Florida recount in the presidential election between Vice President Al Gore and Governor George W. Bush reviewed; vote count listed.

(West Palm Beach: Steve Osunsami) The hand count of votes in four Florida counties featured; details given of various legal moves involving recounts. [Volusia County Judge Michael McDERMOTT - says a civil lawsuit seeks a deadline extension.] [Representative John MICA - notes the confusion in additional recounts.] [Bush campaign spokesmen Tucker ESKEW, James BAKER, former Secretary of State Warren CHRISTOPHER - comment on the Florida vote and the Florida law.]

(Studio: Bill Blakemore) The awkward situation for the Bush camp in trying to legally prevent recounts in Florida outlined.

(Tallahassee: Erin Hayes) The legal battles in Florida featured; scenes shown from Gadsden County where there have been voting problems. [Counsel for Bush campaign Ken SUKHIA - complains about how he was treated.] [On This Week, BAKER - says the Gadsden County process is unconstitutional.] [ABCNews consultant professor Steven GEY - defends the system.] [Florida election law specialist Steve UHLFELDER - says there are no standards for the recounts.] [McDERMOTT - comments on deadlines.]

(Studio: Bill Blakemore, George Stephanopoulos) The prospects for an extended legal, political and constitutional battle in Florida discussed.

Reporter(s):
Blakemore, Bill;
Hayes, Erin;
Osunsami, Steve;
Stephanopoulos, George
Duration:
00:08:10

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