Election may be legal replay of 2000

Unless one candidate wins a clear and decisive victory, the final outcome could be delayed by a bevy of lawsuits, challenges and recounts.

The Florida Supreme Court prepares to hear oral arguments in the state's election ballot recount case in Tallahassee, Fla., on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2000. Members of the Supreme Court are (from left) Justices R. Fred Lewis, Harry Lee Anstead, and Leander J. Shaw Jr.; Chief Justice Charles T. Wells; and Justices Major B. Harding, Barbara J. Pariente and Peggy A. Quince. (AP Photo/Palm Beach Post, Scott Wiseman, Pool)

The Florida Supreme Court prepares to hear oral arguments in the state's election ballot recount case in Tallahassee, Fla., on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2000. Members of the Supreme Court are (from left) Justices R. Fred Lewis, Harry Lee Anstead, and Leander J. Shaw Jr.; Chief Justice Charles T. Wells; and Justices Major B. Harding, Barbara J. Pariente and Peggy A. Quince. (AP Photo/Palm Beach Post, Scott Wiseman, Pool)

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