U.S. election irregularities in 2000
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Purges of voter rolls
It was "wealthy data entrepreneur" Hank Asher's "former company, Database Technologies, that administered the contract that stripped thousands of African Americans from the Florida voter rolls before the 2000 election, erroneously contending that they were felons." 
Vote count issues
"In the fall of 2001, after an eight-month review of 175,000 Florida ballots never counted in the 2000 election, an analysis by the National Opinion Research Center confirmed that Al Gore actually won Florida and should have been President. However, coverage of this report was only a small blip in the corporate media as a much bigger story dominated the news after September 11, 2001." 
Articles and resources
Related SourceWatch articles
- Felon disenfranchisement
- Faux felon disenfranchisement
- ChoicePoint (was Database Technologies; a.k.a. DBT Online or DBT)
- U.S. election irregularities
- Bush administration phony 'voter fraud'
- electoral fraud
- Jeb Bush
- Karl Rove
- Katherine Harris
- Tim Griffin
- voting machine
- Steven F. Freeman and Joel Bleifuss, Was the 2004 Presidential Election Stolen? Exit Polls, Election Fraud, and the Official Count, (New York: Seven Stories Press, 2006) Chapter 2. Florida sets the stage
- Greg Palast, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy (London: Pluto Press, 2002), 44–47
- Christopher Uggen and Jeff Manza, Felon Disenfranchisement and American Democracy (2006, Oxford University Press)
- Peter Marshall, "Digging the Dirt," BBC, Sunday October 22, 2000. Also see BBC typed transcript.
- Greg Palast, "The Wrong Way To Fix The Vote," Washington Post (archived), June 10, 2001.
- Joshua Green, "Playing Dirty: This year's presidential campaign is already shaping up to be even more negative than the last. That's no accident," The Atlantic, June 2004.