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.

Protesters hold signs and flags in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington on Monday, Dec. 11, 2000. The court will hear arguments on an appeal by Texas Gov. George W. Bush, the Republican presidential candidate, to stop the hand recount of presidential ballots in Florida. The court ordered the recount stopped on Saturday. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Protesters hold signs and flags in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington on Monday, Dec. 11, 2000. The court will hear arguments on an appeal by Texas Gov. George W. Bush, the Republican presidential candidate, to stop the hand recount of presidential ballots in Florida. The court ordered the recount stopped on Saturday. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

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