TITLE

Rematch

AUTHOR(S)
Rosen, Jeffrey
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
New Republic;
SOURCE TYPE
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Compares the 2004 United States presidential election between President George W. Bush and Democrat John Kerry with the 2000 presidential election between Bush and Democrat Al Gore. Possibility that both parties will file competing suits in state courts challenging the standard for counting ballots as well as for the use of different voting machines if the election is close; Discussion of the Florida vote recount of 2000; Report that both the Bush and Kerry campaigns have prepared for litigation; Discussion of how variation in voting technology disadvantages minority groups; Report that Colorado voters will consider an initiative that would allocate the state's electoral college votes proportionally among Bush and Kerry; Discussion of partisan gerrymandering in the drawing of electoral divisions.
ACCESSION #
14557416

 

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