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Campaign 2000 (Gore vs. Bush: Florida Recount) #632512

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 12, 2000
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) The status of the Florida recount of ballots in the presidential election between Vice President Al Gore and Governor George W. Bush reviewed; vote totals cited.

(West Palm Beach, Florida: Kerry Sanders) The changing numbers in the vote totals in Palm Beach County, Florida, updated; scenes shown of a Republican protest. [County commissioner Carol ROBERTS - calls for a manual recount.] [Bush campaign spokesman Tucker ESKEW - opposes hand recounts.] [Voter Maria SUAREZ - says Bush has the votes.] [Florida Democratic Party Mark HERRON - comments.]

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(DeLand, Florida: Jim Cummins) The legalities of the recount in Volusia County, Florida, reviewed; scenes shown of the counting process. [Volusia County spokesman Dave BYRON - backs the recounting process; comments on voting problems.] [Representative John MICA, former state representative Jack ASCHERL - offer differing opinions on the vote recount.]

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Miami: Dan Abrams) The court effort by the Bush camp to stop the Florida vote recount examined; details given about the Democratic legal team of Laurence Tribe and Kendall Coffey and the Republican team of Theodore Olson and Barry Richard. [RICHARD - outlines the legal situation.]

Abrams, Dan;
Cummins, Jim;
Sanders, Kerry;
Seigenthaler, John

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