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Decisions are often made in the united states by the US Supreme Court that impact the country greatly Sometimes the decision of the case is extremely controversial leaving the Court and the country split One Such recent case was Bush V Gore There were many events and certain criteria behind this case which made it a rarity for the Supreme Court Though just barley a month old after the initial event its journey to the Supreme Court was a very complicated one7 Many factors played into the decision if the Court in this case from politics all the way to pregnant chads7 This case grabbed World attention and analyst from around the world gave their opinions determining the correctness of the decision This case brought an end to what is considered by most experts the closest US election ever The decision brought closure and political stability back to America The roots of the case begin on November 7 2000 election night in Flordia Millions of voters turn up at the polls to election their next president that night By November 8 130 am EST Bush and Gore look to be tied with 242 electoral votes each Flordia is still undecided at this point and is the key state that wil give the Bush or Gore the needed 270 electoral college votes to become president Flordia is called for Bush by the networks at 215 but because the vote is so close Florida begins a mandatory recount On November 9 Gores team requests a hand count of presidential ballots in four Florida counties Bushs team then file papers in federal court to halt this hand count which is refused November 15 Secretary of state Kathryn Harris says she will not accept results of any hand recounts when it comes time to certify final totals on November 18 On November 17 The Florida Supreme Court blocks the Kathryn Harris from any vote certification untill it can rule
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