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by nice person Thursday, Nov. 09, 2000 at 6:47 PM






Nov. 8, 2:20 am

Corporate Media declared Bush had the lead in Florida

with 50,000 votes over Gore.

Bush was declared the winner of the Presidential Elections.

Then Gore calls Bush and concedes the election to Bush.


Nov. 8, 3:30 am

Bush's lead in Florida drops to 500 votes over Gore.

Nov. 8, 3:45 am

Bush's lead in Florida drops to 224 votes over Gore.


Nov. 8, 4:48 p.m.

The Corporate Media declares Bush's lead in Florida

is 1,780 to 500 votes over Gore.


Nationally Gore leads Bush by about 260,000 votes.

Gore has won the popular vote.


Florida has about 6 million voters this year.

Florida voting population is mostly Democrat, not Republican.

Republicans dominate political offices in Florida

by Jerry Mandering, and other techniques.

Governor Jeb Bush, George W. Bush's brother,

has made many enemies since taking office.

Many Florida voters don't like Jeb Bush,

or his brother George W. Bush.

You will soon find out why.


The new Motor Voter Law registered

some 25% to 35% of the 6 million voters in Florida,

But many of the forms were not mailed or delivered

to the office of voter registrars.

So many who thought they were registered,

were in for a shock when they found out

they were not registered to vote, and

it was too late to register to vote.

Lets say it was the difference between 35% and 25%

or 10% of the 6 million voters in Florida.

That's 600,000 Florida citizens who could not vote,

that wanted to vote.

In a predominately Democratic State.

The more people who vote,

the more the chance a Democrat will win

and a Republican will loose.

Republicans tend to be registered by Republicans,

not by the Department of Motor Vehicles.

Who knows how many more votes

Gore could have picked up from voters

who thought they were registered, but weren't.

Calling the office of registrars

is one way to verify you are registered.

Most people don't know this.


The middle class retiree community

of West Palm Beach FL

are mostly Gore voters and anti-Buchanan.

Older people are easy to confuse

and take advantage of.

These retirees went to vote for Gore on Nov. 7

and found a very confusing ballot.

It looked something like this:


BUSH [ ]



If you voted by punching out the spot

between GORE and BUCHANAN

then you just voted for Buchanan, not Gore!

Many of the West Palm Bach FL voters want to revote.

They feel they were taken advantage of,

and are starting a lawsuit.

The Florida Attorney General acknowledged on NBC

that ballots in the Palm Bach area were

suspiciously structured in such a way

that people who thought the were voting for Gore

ended up having their votes

being counted for Pat Buchanan!

Buchanan received about .3% 1,800,000 votes

of the 6 million FL votes state wide.

But received about .6% or 8,900 votes

of the 14,833 West Palm Beach votes,

From anti-Buchanan voters who

would be expected to vote around .1% for Buchanan.

I will assume .3% of the West Palm Beach votes

for Buchana were really for Gore.

That's 4,450 votes that were really for Buchanan,

and 4,450 more votes for Gore than were counted!

Bush is reported to have

anywhere from 1,780 votes to 500 votes over Gore.

But if you add in the additional 4,450 votes for Gore

from West Palm Beach,

then Gore has 3,950 to 2,670 votes over Bush!


Poor black voters who traditionally vote Democrat

and live in downtown Miami FL,

thought they had voted and that their vote counted.

It has been reported the ballot boxes

from downtown Miami FL were not picked up,

so those votes were not counted.


Florida has had its share of vote fraud.

Recently a Florida Mayor

was removed from office for vote fraud.


Absentee votes will take

about 10 days to be received, counted, and certified.

That is on or about Friday Nov. 17 to Monday Nov. 20.

The absentee votes currently coming in

are mostly for Gore, not Bush.

But it should be remembered that

the Republicans are currently the masters of

manipulation of absentee votes.

Recounts usually take from 1 to 8 days.

Recounts usually result in a change of votes

+ or - a few hundred.

Governor Jeb Bush of Florida

has announced he is with drawing

from serving on the State Panel

that certifies vote recounts,

To avoid any appearance of

Bush's influence in the Panels decisions.

But guess who appointed

the members of the State Panel,

and who is recounting the votes.

The recount may be done as early as Nov. 9

but will not include absentee votes.


After the recount votes are certified, about Nov. 9,

the Democrats have 10 days file a lawsuit

to contest the votes in court,

or until about Nov. 19.

Most likely this will all go to court

and last until inauguration time.


Democrats have already started

looking for a scapegoat for all of this,

And it is focused on Nader right now.

Nader had 6% in the polls

until the Democrats attacked Nader voters,

And peeled off Nader voters

with scare tactics to vote for Gore.

Only 3% of national votes

were for Nader, 3% shifted to Gore.

This means Nader voters

have to start once again from scratch in 2004.

You have to have 5% of the vote

to get matching Federal funds,

And automatically be on the ballot in the next election.

A lot of hard work by Nader supporters

has been sabotaged by Gore voters.

In Florida, Nader went from

an expected 6% of the vote

to only 1.7% of the votes cast.

If anything Gore voters should be

thanking Nader voters for a tremendous self-sacrifice.

Gore and Bush are for

"Free Trade", MAI, NAFTA, GATT:

Corporate control of Government.

What many Nader voters did

is vote for Corporate control of Government,

not Public control of Government.


For more info:

Presidential Race Hinges On Florida Recount.

Archived Democracy Now radio show for November 8, 2000

Michael Moore's web site.

Democracy Now radio show

Democracy Now radio show for the day



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just need some clarification less Friday, Nov. 10, 2000 at 6:07 AM
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