In 2000, there were many people running for President but the two major candidates were George Bush and Al Gore.
George W. Bush, won the election for the Republican Party. His Vice-Presidential running mate was Dick Cheney.
The Democratic Party's candidate was Al Gore. His running mate was Joseph Lieberman.
In Florida in 2000 when George W Bush won, he took all the electoral votes in Florida, which won him the overall election, even though he had fewer popular votes countrywide than Democrat Al Gore.