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On the left, an election judge looks at Florida butterfly ballot during the 2000 recount. On the right, a woman in a mask exits a 2020 voting booth.

U.S. Elections: 2000 to 2020

We look ahead at the upcoming election and back at the chaotic 2000 presidential recount.

 

In this collection, listen as law professors and journalists discuss some of the challenges that candidates, voters, and election officials may face this year, from voter suppression to foreign interference to problems with electronic ballots. You'll also hear reflections on the contested election of 2000, when a series of controversial events led the Supreme Court to declare that George W. Bush had won the presidency, defeating Al Gore in Florida by a margin of just 537 votes.

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