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Campaign 2000 (Gore vs. Bush: Florida Recount: Law) #189891

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 30, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The day's developments in the legal cases involving vote counts in the Florida presidential race between Vice President Al Gore and Governor George W. Bush reviewed.

(Tallahassee: Aaron Brown) The transport of 462,000 Florida ballots from Palm Beach to Tallahassee, Florida, featured; scenes shown of the ballot truck and from the state legislature, which is considering naming its own set of electors. [Gore campaign attorney David BOIES - says the votes have to be counted now.] [Bush campaign attorney Barry RICHARD - responds.] [Florida state representatives Gaston CANTENS, Lois FRANKEL - offer differing opinions on the legislature's moves.] [Vice presidential candidate Senator Joseph LIEBERMAN - asks the legislature to reconsider.] [ABCNews consultant professor Stephen GUY - offers analysis.] The time frame for completing a recount noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Orlando: Mike von Fremd) The Democratic lawsuit in Seminole County to throw out mostly Republican absentee ballots examined. [Florida Democratic Party chairman Bob POE - cites tampering with records.] [Martin County deputy elections supervisor Emma SMITH, Seminole County elections supervisor Sandra GOARD - talks about application corrections.] [County commissioner candidate Dean RAY - says Goard said applications could not be fixed.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Austin: Dean Reynolds) The talk of the Bush team transition in the small town of Crawford, Texas, examined; scenes shown of Bush with running mate Dick Cheney and former Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Colin Powell. [BUSH - says it is time for finality.] [POWELL - says the election needs to be resolved before naming cabinet members.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Gore's day reviewed; scenes shown from Washington, DC, of Gore with wife Tipper and Lieberman.

Brown, Aaron;
Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Dean;
von Fremd, Mike

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