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Campaign 2000 (Gore vs. Bush: Florida Recount) #189662

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 14, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Ruling by a Florida circuit judge on requiring a hand count of presidential ballots in 67 Florida counties reported.

(Tallahassee: Erin Hayes) The reaction to the judicial decision on the Florida vote recount examined. [Florida secretary of state legal counsel Donna BLANTON - cites the deadline and discretion.] [Gore campaign advisor Warren CHRISTOPHER, Palm Beach County election official Carol ROBERTS, Gore campaign legal counsel David BOIES - comment on returns options.] [Florida State University constitutional law professor Steven GEY - says the situation is murkier.] [Bush campaign adviser James BAKER - calls for dropping the lawsuits.] [CHRISTOPHER - responds.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The completion of the hand recount in Volusia County, Florida, noted.

(West Palm Beach: Jackie Judd) The legal uncertainty in three counties still counting ballots by hand examined; details given of what is happening in Palm Beach and Broward counties. [ROBERTS - comments on results and resuming manual counts.] [Broward County Judge John MILLER, Gore campaign legal counsel Kendall COFFEY - comment on the recount.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings, George Stephanopoulos) The three legal battles over the Florida vote discussed.

(Studio: Peter Jennings; Washington: Cokie Roberts) The reaction in Congress to the chaos over the divided and polarized electorate discussed.

Hayes, Erin;
Jennings, Peter;
Judd, Jackie;
Roberts, Cokie;
Stephanopoulos, George

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