Bush family George H. The Bush family moved from Milton to Greenwich, Connecticutshortly after his birth. Growing up, he used the nickname "Poppy". Beginning inhe attended Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusettswhere he held a number of leadership positions that included president of the senior class, secretary of the student council, president of the community fund-raising group, a member of the editorial board of the school newspaper, and captain of both the varsity baseball and soccer teams.
Bush hereafter referred to as Bush Jr. Independent investigations in that state revealed serious irregularities directed mostly against ethnic minorities and low-income residents who usually voted heavily Democratic.
Some precincts required two photo IDs which many citizens do not have. The requirement under Florida law was only one photo ID. Passed just before the election, this law itself posed a special difficulty for low-income or elderly voters who did not have drivers licenses or other photo IDs.
Uncounted ballot boxes went missing or were found in unexplained places or were never collected from certain African-American precincts.
At that point Gore was behind by only a few hundred or so votes in Florida and was gaining ground with each attempt at a recount. Even though Bush Jr. Florida was not the only problem. Similar abuses and mistreatment of voters and votes occurred in other parts of the country.
A study by computer scientists and social scientists estimated that four to six million votes were left uncounted in the election.
Bush amounted to another stolen election. Some million citizens voted inbut in the turnout climbed to at least million. Pre-election surveys indicated that among the record In addition, there were about two million progressives who had voted for Ralph Nader in who switched to Kerry in Yet the official tallies showed Bush Jr.
Meanwhile Kerry showed only eight million more votes than Gore received in To have achieved his remarkable tally, Bush would needed to have kept all his Nothing in the campaign and in the opinion polls suggest such a mass crossover.
The numbers simply do not add up.
In key states like Ohio, the Democrats achieved immense success at registering new voters, outdoing the Republicans by as much as five to one. Moreover the Democratic party was unusually united around its candidate-—or certainly against the incumbent president.
Sixty newspapers that had endorsed Bush in refused to do so in ; forty of them endorsed Kerry. Yet strangely enough, the official tally gave Bush the election by two million votes. Sometimes absentee ballots were mailed out to voters just before election day, too late to be returned on time, or they were never mailed at all.
Overseas ballots normally reliably distributed by the State Department were for some reason distributed by the Pentagon in Nearly half of the six million American voters living abroad--a noticeable number of whom formed anti-Bush organizations--never received their ballots or got them too late to vote.
Military personnel, usually more inclined toward supporting the president, encountered no such problems with their overseas ballots. A person familiar with my work, Rick Garves, sent me this account of his attempt to cast an overseas ballot:Presidential Campaign of After Bush won reelection as governor of Texas in with a resounding victory, many national political figures urged .
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The presidential campaign of George W. Bush, the 46th Governor of Texas, was formally launched on June 14, as Governor Bush, the eldest son of former President George H.W.
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The United States presidential election of was a contest between Republican candidate George W. Bush, then-governor of Texas and son of former president George H. W. Bush (–), and Democratic candidate Al Gore, then-Vice President.
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Presidential Election, In November , the election for the President of the United States was one of the closest in the United States history.
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