Al Gore 2000 presidential campaign facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsAl Gore for President 2000
|Campaign||2000 Democratic primaries
2000 U.S. presidential election
45th Vice President of United States
U.S. Senator from Connecticut
|Status||Announced: June 16, 1999
Presumptive nominee: March 9, 2000
Official nominee: August 17, 2000
Lost general election: December 12, 2000
|Key people||Donna Brazile, Campaign Manager
William M. Daley, Campaign Chairman
|Slogan||Leadership for the New Millennium
Prosperity for America's Families
The 2000 presidential campaign of Al Gore, the 45th Vice President of the United States under President Bill Clinton, began when he announced his candidacy for the presidency of the United States in Carthage, Tennessee, on June 16, 1999.
Bush won the election on the electoral college vote of 271 to 266. One elector pledged to Gore did not cast an electoral vote; Gore received 267 pledged electors.
The election was one of the most controversial in American history.
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