Most pundits thought Al Gore's prompt request for a hand recount
in friendly precincts would prolong the election by perhaps another week.
During the recount
process, the phrase "banana republic" was batted around, suggesting that the USA had become something less than an actual nation--perhaps an overpriced clothing chain.
The 5-4 majority decided that different standards for recounting ballots in different Florida counties denied voters the equal protection of the law, and that there was no time to do a recount
under a proper, single standard.
Dec 1: The US Supreme Court hears arguments on the Florida recount
Bush's plea to halt hand recounts
of ballots in Florida.
He said Bush had won the election day count over Democrat Al Gore, and won a recount
conducted by machine.
Since all three errors were made by the same person, it appears more appropriate to have the client recount
all the areas originally counted by that individual, instead of recounting the entire inventory.
was expected to start February but it was moved to March 19, citing on the need to conduct psychological evaluation of the revisors.
In an application by Oscar Omoke, who is challenging the MP's victory, justice Lucy Njuguna ordered the recount
in six poling stations to establish the valid and spoiled votes.
Early this week, the election court ordered a recount
of the votes cast in 53 polling centres in Nyatike.
-request/) told the Portland Press Herald the people behind the recount
promised they wouldn't "drag out" legalizing Question 1 if they "could not see any chance of reversing the result.
After initially conceding defeat in the May 24 primary runoff, Smith requested a recount
Oregon law requires a recount
if the difference is less than two-tenths of 1 percent.
After the recount
, the vote was still in the affirmative, this time by a margin of 12 votes, 659-647; during the recount
, the "yes'' votes got one additional tally, according to Town Clerk Dawn Michanowicz.
LAHORE -- Election Commissioner Punjab, Mehboob Anwar Thursday announced that the vote recount
will be undertaken for PP-150 Lahore on September 2, in line with the ECP's earlier decision to hold a recount
of votes in the said constituency on the demand of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).