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Artist or CreatorGerald Scarfe
Title or CaptionThe last vote
Extent1 item
Published bySunday Times
Date19 Nov 2000
FormatPhotocopy
Embedded text or transcriptWaste
Person DepictedBush; George Walker (1946-)
Gore; Al
NotesNews: 19 Nov: Tomorrow a court may finally decide the outcome of the presidential election - or not. Matthew Campbell in Washington and Tom Rhodes in Miami dissect this political soap opera. Sitting at a mahogany dining room table in his home in Washington on Friday evening, Al Gore, the vice-president, was fretting over his laptop computer. His hopes of winning the White House were beginning to fade after 11 days of emotional torment. Yet he was loath to give in. In Florida, where the bitterly close race with George WBush, the Texas governor and his Republican rival, had left the presidential election deadlocked, the last precious postal ballots sent in by Americans living abroad were finally being counted; and Bush's small lead of 300 votes had grown to more than 900. ... [Sunday Times]
Subjectspresidential elections
Voting
ballots
voters
USA
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