A volunteer checks a ballot during a hand recount in Florida during the 2000 presidential election. After the recount was stopped by the U.S. Supreme Court, Democrat Al Gore conceded the race to Republican George W. Bush.
A volunteer checks a ballot during a hand recount in Florida during the 2000 presidential election. After the recount was stopped by the U.S. Supreme Court, Democrat Al Gore conceded the race to Republican George W. Bush. ALAN DIAZ Associated Press file
A volunteer checks a ballot during a hand recount in Florida during the 2000 presidential election. After the recount was stopped by the U.S. Supreme Court, Democrat Al Gore conceded the race to Republican George W. Bush. ALAN DIAZ Associated Press file