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Campaign 2000 (Gore vs. Bush: Florida Recount) #189690

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 16, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Ruling by the Florida supreme court that hand counting of ballots can proceed introduced.

(Tallahassee: Erin Hayes) The legal fight over the counting deadline in Florida examined; details given of the role of Florida secretary of state Katherine Harris and of whether ballots still be counting will be included in the official count. [In court, Gore campaign legal counsel Dexter DOUGLASS - asks for time.] [In court, LAWYER - comments on the deadline.] [Bush campaign chairman Don EVANS, Gore campaign legal counsel David BOIES - offer differing opinions on recounts.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Map shown of three Florida counties doing recounts.

(West Palm Beach: Jackie Judd) The status of the hand recount in Palm Beach County, Florida, featured; details given of the problems with the county's punch-hole ballots. [Palm Beach County Judge Charles BURTON - comments on the litigation in the counties.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Plantation, Florida: Steve Osunsami) The recount in Broward County, Florida, featured. [Broward County Republican Committee Ed POZZULOI, election supervisor Jane CARROLL, LAWYER, Democratic Party attorney Leonard SAMUELS - comment on the county recount.]

Hayes, Erin;
Jennings, Peter;
Judd, Jackie;
Osunsami, Steve

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