Bush v Gore Case (US)
Rafael A Porrata-Doria Jr
- Electoral oversight — Scheduling of elections — Electoral systems — Right to participate in elections
Published under the direction of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law.
General Editors: Rainer Grote, Frauke Lachenmann, Rüdiger Wolfrum.
1. Bush v Gore is a decision of the Supreme Court of the United States which regulated the recounting of ballots in one state, Florida, in the presidential election of 2000 ( presidential systems ). That decision, which was reached by a vote of 5–4, effectively determined the outcome of that presidential election, and was very controversial. 2. In order to understand Bush v Gore , it is first necessary to understand the mechanics of presidential elections in the United States and the underlying issues in the 2000 election that created the legal dispute that gave...