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THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE
Number 98, November 13, 2000
The People Have Spoken!

LibBits

by TLE
TLE@johntaylor.org


THE COUNT

As of Thursday, November 9, 2000, 11:30 a.m. EST
Source: http://dailynews.yahoo.com/fc/US/Presidential_Results___All_Candidates

Al Gore             Dem  48,707,413   48.22506%
George W. Bush      GOP  48,609,640   48.12825%
Ralph Nader         Grn   2,655,916    2.62961%
Pat Buchanan        RP      435,941    0.43162%
Harry Browne        Lib     373,109    0.36941%
Howard Phillips     CST      98,224    0.09725%
John Hagelin        NLP      87,914    0.08704%
James Harris        SWP      11,190    0.01108%
L. Neil Smith       Lib       5,181    0.00513%
Monica Moorehead    WW        4,245    0.00420%
David McReynolds    Soc       4,097    0.00406%
None of the Above   Oth       3,315    0.00328%
Cathy Brown         Ind       1,636    0.00162%
Denny Lane          GRP         879    0.00087%
Louie Youngkeit     Ind         739    0.00073%
Randall Venson      Ind         547    0.00054%
Earl F. Dodge       Pro         205    0.00020%
Jim Wright          Oth          23    0.00002%
Joe Schriner        Oth           0    0.00000%
Gloria Strickland   Oth           0    0.00000%
TOTALS                  101,000,214  100.00000%


NOTA WINS AGAIN!

"... 50.7 percent of the 205.8 million voting-age Americans cast ballots."
[Source: http://cache.voter.com/home/news/article/0,1175,2-15508-,00.html

If 50.7% voted, then: Bush (48.12825% popular) received 24.40% of the electorate's votes and Gore (48.22506%) received 24.45%.

Which means that, of the total electorate, 51.15% effectively declined -- in one way or another -- to support either of the two 'real' candidates!

Vote count (actual percent of electorate):

51.15 NOTA
24.45 Gore
24.40 Bush


[Note: NOTA = "None Of The Above"}



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