Re: [CNN] Bush 2,909,465; Gore 2,907,722.

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From: Matt Jensen (
Date: Fri Nov 10 2000 - 10:53:27 PPET

Salon blows this revisionism away:

"Buchanan camp: Bush claims are "nonsense"
The governor's camp calls Palm Beach a Buchanan "stronghold," while
Buchanan forces insist it's not."

Complete article:

Good stuff, Salon.


On Thu, 9 Nov 2000, Robert S. Thau wrote:

> Kent Spaulding writes:
> > According to a source on the radio (NPR?) yesterday morning (who
> > was admittedly pro-Bush), that county had a spike in votes for
> > Buchanan during the 88 election as well - he was quite popular in
> > that county. So, this guy basically said something like "Let's not
> > jump to conclusions - the Buchanan voters who live in West Palm
> > Beach may simply have gone out and voted for Pat." His claim was
> > that the distribution of Buchanan support in Florida in '88 was
> > very similar to the support seem Tuesday.
> Buchanan himself disagrees strongly, according to Reuters:
> WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Reform Party candidate Pat Buchanan said on
> Thursday he believed most of the 3,407 votes he got in a Florida
> county belonged to Vice President Al Gore and that people had voted
> for him by mistake.
> Who was that "source on the radio"?
> rst

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