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Wednesday, 8 November, 2000, 10:03 GMT
In pictures: America votes
Just as it looked secure for George W Bush to move into the White House, the US presidential election is thrown into turmoil. Here are some images as the dramatic story unfolded.

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George W Bush saw the vote in Florida see-saw all night before hearing that a recount was to be ordered

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Hillary Clinton won a Senate seat in New York and became the first presidential wife elected to national office

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Bush supporters in Austin, Texas celebrate victory prematurely after television projections gave the race to their candidate

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Al Gore had been due to address a huge crowd in Nashville, Tennessee

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In Austin, the Republican crowd cheering Bush turned abruptly silent

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And Gore supporters look despondent before their candidate declared the race was still on


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