U.S. Supreme Court stays Presidential recount in Florida

On December 9, 2000, the U.S. Supreme Court voted 5-4 to suspend the ongoing recount of Presidential election results in Florida. Three days later, the Supreme Court in Bush v. Gore, quashed the recount entirely, holding it unconstitutional.



Learn more about the Florida recount from the JURIST archives.
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