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Election Overview

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Election Overview

Election Overview

Election Overview

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Less than a day after Florida's presidential vote was certified, Vice President Al Gore challenged the results in three counties. Gore and other Democrats said they believed there were enough uncounted votes in these counties to change the outcome of the election. But Texas Governor George W. Bush pressed ahead with transition activities, confident the courts would uphold his narrow victory in Florida and thus his expected majority in the Electoral College. NPR's Peter Kenyon reports.