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Campaign 2000 (Gore vs. Bush: Florida Recount / Law) #190339

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 03, 2000
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) The latest developments in the legal battle over disputed votes between Vice President Al Gore and Governor George W. Bush introduced.

(Tallahassee: Aaron Brown) The ongoing court battle in Florida over what ballots to count reviewed; scenes shown from Judge North Sanders Sauls' courtroom. [In response to questions from Gore campaign attorney Stephen ZACK, Vote-o-matic engineer John AHMAN - talks about the voting system, chads and recounts.] [Florida election law analyst Steve UHLFELDER - assesses the experts.] [In response to questions from Bush attorney Phil BECK, statistician/Bush witness Laurentius MARAIS - criticizes the Gore campaign's vote projections.] The prospects for a special session of the Florida legislature discussed.

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Washington: John Yang) The issue of public opinion in the presidential battle featured. [On Meet the Press, Republican running mate Dick CHENEY - says the election should be resolved; suggests Gore bring this to a close.] [Gore adviser Warren CHRISTOPHER - says Gore will concede when the time comes.] [Yesterday, BUSH - says he will soon be president.] [Yesterday, GORE - comments on progress.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Miami: Bill Redeker) "Miami Herald" story that Gore would have won by 23,000 votes in Florida if the uncounted votes followed the trends of the counted votes examined. [On "Meet the Press", CHENEY, Gore campaign spokesman Doug HATTAWAY - respond to the newspaper story.] [Bush campaign spokesman Tucker ESKEW - comments on voter intent.] [Arizona State University Stephen DOIG - says there were a higher percentage of uncounted votes in precincts favoring Gore.]

Reporter(s):
Brown, Aaron;
Redeker, Bill;
Simpson, Carole;
Yang, John
Duration:
00:08:30

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