It took 36 days of legal wrangling and a Supreme Court ruling to give George W. Bush (right) the presidency over Al Gore in the 2000 election. Photo: AFP It took 36 days of legal wrangling and a Supreme Court ruling to give George W. Bush (right) the presidency over Al Gore in the 2000 election. Photo: AFP
It took 36 days of legal wrangling and a Supreme Court ruling to give George W. Bush (right) the presidency over Al Gore in the 2000 election. Photo: AFP

Trump vs Biden goes down to the wire, but we’ve been here before with US elections

  • Counting continues in key swing states after the president prematurely claimed he had already won the race
  • From Rutherford B. Hayes to George W. Bush, America has a history of close polls

Topic |   US Presidential Election 2020
It took 36 days of legal wrangling and a Supreme Court ruling to give George W. Bush (right) the presidency over Al Gore in the 2000 election. Photo: AFP It took 36 days of legal wrangling and a Supreme Court ruling to give George W. Bush (right) the presidency over Al Gore in the 2000 election. Photo: AFP
It took 36 days of legal wrangling and a Supreme Court ruling to give George W. Bush (right) the presidency over Al Gore in the 2000 election. Photo: AFP
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