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Which best describes the role of the US Supreme Court in the 2000 presidential election? It declared George W. Bush the winner of the election. It refused to become involved in the election. It ordered a recount in Florida, resulting in Bush’s election. It stopped a recount in Florida, resulting in Bush’s election.

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Jennifer Patterson on June 15, 2018

The Correct answer is option D, stopped a vote recount in Florida, resulting in Bush in the elections.The Presidential Election that took place on November 7, 2000, in Florida, has a great significance in the history of the united states because the Supreme Court elected the President of the united States instead of the people of the united states. This statement was the result of the Florida Election recount of 2000 (a period of vote counting in Florida), began weeks after the polling day in the Presidential election between Al Gore and George W. Bush, The Recount of Votes in Florida did not come to an end, although the Supreme Court has extended the deadline. Therefore, the Supreme Court accepted the opinion of Bush, from "A Decision" and, therefore, to know the case. The incomplete recount was stopped by the Supreme Court in forward Bush was awarded the electoral votes of Florida.


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