The united states presidential election of 2000 was the 54th quadrennial presidential election it was held on tuesday, november 7, 2000 republican candidate george w bush, the governor of texas and the eldest son of the 41st president george h w bush, narrowly defeated democratic nominee al gore, the. In the closing weeks of the 2000 presidential race, the bush campaign announced that if they win the election, bush would work toward redeploying ground forces from their peacekeeping mission in the balkans during the campaign bush maintained that the us military has been drained by prolonged peacekeeping and. Why trump's campaign keeps saying al gore didn't accept the 2000 election result tweeted that trump should have said he would accept the results of the election and that there's no other option unless we're in a recount again, making note of the 2000 election between george w bush and al gore. It is likely that the country will continue to debate this election for some time after the inauguration of george w bush as the 43rd president the democrats chose vice-president al gore (b 1948) by contrast, in 2000 al gore won 43 per cent of his 266 electoral college votes from this region. In the 2000 election, bush and running mate dick cheney (1941-), a former congressman and us defense secretary under george hw bush, defeated vice president al gore (1948-) and his running mate, us senator joe lieberman (1942-) of connecticut, by a margin of 271-266 electoral votes, though gore won the. Indeed, none of the current presidential candidates would agree to be interviewed for the buying of the president 2000 (read vice president gore between young gore and hammer was very close throughout the 1980s, including trips on hammer's private jet and constant campaign contributions. In the united states presidential election of 2000, republican george w bush narrowly lost the popular vote to democrat al gore but defeated gore in the electoral college bill clinton's vice president for eight years, al gore announced his candidacy in june 1999 he easily fought off a challenge from the former us.
So bush did steal the white house a recently uncovered memo shows that the florida judge in charge of last year's presidential recount was moving toward counting the overvotes that heavily favored al gore when george w bush got five republicans on the us supreme court to intervene to save the day november. George w bush acceptance speech speaking from the texas house of representatives chamber, governor bush accepted vice president gore's concession in bush vice presidential announcement july 25, 2000. After the grueling 36-day florida recount battle, al gore conceded the presidency to george w bush on december 13, 2000.
Ap: a vote-by-vote review of untallied ballots in the 2000 florida presidential election indicates george w bush would have narrowly prevailed in the partial recounts sought by al gore, but gore might have reversed the outcome – by the barest of margins – had he pursued and gained a complete statewide. Essential details and fun facts about the presidential election of 2000, when george bush narrowly defeated al gore—but only by electoral votes the candidates the 2000 election was uncommon not just for the close contest but also the presence of a significant third-party candidate ralph nader. In 2000, al gore had a massive edge in some states, but lost by narrow margins in several states where the balance between republicans and democrats was very close—including florida, the state that decided the election in bush's favor there was nothing spurious about how that election was decided under the.
Then al gore conceded my friend had loaned me his guest cottage during my previous month's work in broward county for george w bush's campaign the differences found between the machine recount results and the hand recount were too trivial to warrant a full recount – with votes found for gore or bush almost. In fact, the very nature of the way the us picks its presidents tends to create a disconnect between the outcome in the electoral college and the popular vote the last time a popular-vote loser won the presidency in the electoral college was, of course, in 2000, when george w bush edged out al gore.
1 with the presidential race nearing its end the campaigns of vice president al gore and governor george w bush both began to statistically map out the states that needed to be won to ensure they would win the white house, but one thing was evident between both camps, florida's 25 electoral votes were needed to. The election of 2000 was extremely close, with the republican presidential ticket of george w bush and dick cheney winning a tiny majority in the electoral college despite losing the popular vote to the democrats al gore and joe lieberman in the tightest election since 1876, third party candidates prevented either major. The contest between incumbent vice president al gore and republican challenger george w bush would go down as one of the closest, bitterest, and most baffling elections in the nation's history told here for the first time in the words of those directly involved, this is the oral history of the 2000 us.
From the early days of the 2000 presidential campaign season, it was clear the race would be a tight one between vice president al gore and texas governor george w bush few, however, predicted that the contest would not only come down to the wire, but to a single state and a few hundred votes only the 1960 race,. United states presidential election of 2000, american presidential election held on nov 7, 2000, in which republican george w bush narrowly lost the popular vote to democrat al gore but defeated gore in the electoral college the campaign gore, as bill clinton's vice president for eight years, was the clear favourite in. Vice pres al gore made second phone call to gov george w bush when he learned from aides that bush's lead in florida had been winnowed to 6000 the 2000 elections: changing circumstances how gore stopped short on his way to concede the conversation drew quickly to a close. View the state certificates of ascertainment and vote, popular vote results, find out who the electors are, and see results and certificates from past presidential election, 2000 president, george w bush [r] main opponent, albert gore, jr [ d] electoral vote, winner: 271, main opponent: 266, total/majority: 538/270.