General 2000 articles

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General articles about the 2000 Presidential Election by USPP contributors

Election results make one wonder: Was it personality or lucky timing?” (Aubrey Immelman. St. Cloud Times, November 19, 2000, p. 9B.) — As I write this, the outcome of the 2000 presidential election still hangs in the balance as the nation awaits final results from the state of Florida. In stark contrast to the uncertainty surrounding the result of this closely contested presidential election, various prognosticators and self-proclaimed pundits — myself included — confidently predicted a clear outcome to the contest. …Full report

Personality may overpower pundits, polls in this election” (Aubrey Immelman. St. Cloud Times, October 1, 2000, p. 9B.) — In a mere five days in September, Democratic presidential nominee Al Gore saw his impressive double-digit edge over Republican challenger George W. Bush among women voters dwindle to a sliver, well within the 6-point margin of error. … What went wrong for Gore? …Full report

Collegeville course takes close look at presidential race” (Randy Krebs. St. Cloud Times, November 21, 1999, p. 11B.) — You might think that political junkies, stand-up comedians and overexcited journalists are the only people paying close attention to the 2000 presidential race at this point. But there are 17 students at St. John’s University/College of St. Benedict who are scrutinizing everything from sound bites to autobiographies when it comes to the 2000 presidential race. …Full report