Recount Reveals Nader Defeated
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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Thu, 7 Dec 100 00:10:35 -0800
Subject: Recount Reveals Nader Defeated
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[For those seeking some kind of finality in this political mess...]
TALLAHASSEE, FL - A third recount by Florida election officials has
"definitively determined" that Green Party candidate, Ralph Nader, was
defeated in the state.
"There was a very significant 25,603-vote discrepancy between the first
two counts, with Nader losing by respective margins of 2,812,339 and
2,837,942, so we decided to conduct a hand recount," Florida Attorney
General Jim Smith said.
"We now know that Nader lost by precisely 2,821,278 votes." It is not
yet known whether Nader lost to Gore or Bush.
© 2000 Peter Langston