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What did the supreme court rule in bush v gore?


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Answered 2012-05-18 13:20:26

In Bush v Gore, 531 U.S. 98 (2000), the United States Supreme Court, in a per curiam decision, ruled that the Florida Supreme Court's method for recounting ballots was a violation of the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth (14th) Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Additionally, the Court ruled that noalternative method could be established within the time limits set by the State of Florida. Three concurring justices also held that the Florida Supreme Court had violated Article II, Section 1, Clause 2 of the U.S. Constitution, by misinterpreting Florida election law that had been enacted by the Florida Legislature.

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