Numbers: Dec. 25, 2000

83% Chance that a coin flipped 5,825,043 times (the number of people who voted for Bush or Gore in Florida) would land on one side at least 537 times more than the other

537 Bush's margin of victory in Florida

2,553,242 Number of registered Florida voters who didn't vote for any presidential candidate

353,813 Number by which registered Democrats outnumber registered Republicans in Florida

27,000 How many parts there are in a lever-action voting machine

$21,190 Starting yearly salary for a New York voting-machine technician

112 Years since a candidate has lost the popular vote but won in the Electoral College


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