2000 Events Timeline

2000 Events Timeline - Election Night

Time Polls Close EV Announcement EV Tally
(EST) Bush Gore Und N/A
6:00 p.m. Indiana (*/EST) 12 Indiana called for Bush +12 0 0 -12
Kentucky (*/EST) 8 Kentucky called for Bush +8 0 0 -8
Election Night Map
Electoral Vote Count
Bush20
Gore0
Undecided0
Not Allocated518
Election Night Pie Chart
7:00 p.m. Florida (*/EST) 25 Too close to call 0 0 +25 -25
Georgia (EST) 13 Too close to call 0 0 +13 -13
Indiana (*/CST) 12 Already Called 0 0 0 0
Kentucky (*/CST) 8 Already Called 0 0 0 0
New Hampshire (EST)# 4 Too close to call 0 0 +4 -4
South Carolina (EST) 8 South Carolina called for Bush +8 0 0 -8
Vermont (EST) 3 Vermont called for Gore 0 +3 0 -3
Virginia (EST) 13 Too close to call 0 0 +13 -13
Election Night Map
Electoral Vote Count
Bush28
Gore3
Undecided55
Not Allocated452
Election Night Pie Chart
7:25 p.m. Virginia called for Bush +13 0 -13 0
7:30 p.m. North Carolina (EST)# 14 Too close to call 0 0 +14 -14
Ohio (EST) 21 Too close to call 0 0 +21 -21
West Virginia (EST) 5 Too close to call 0 0 +5 -5
7:32 p.m. Georgia called for Bush +13 0 -13 0
7:50 p.m. Florida called for Gore 0 +25 -25 0
7:58 p.m. North Carolina called for Bush +14 0 -14 0
Election Night Map
Electoral Vote Count
Bush68
Gore28
Undecided30
Not Allocated412
Election Pie Chart
8:00 p.m. Alabama (CST) 9 Too close to call 0 0 +9 -9
Connecticut (EST) 8 Connecticut called for Gore 0 +8 0 -8
Delaware (EST) 3 Delaware called for Gore 0 +3 0 -3
D.C. (EST) 3 D.C. called for Gore 0 +3 0 -3
Florida (*/CST) 25 Already Called 0 0 0 0
Illinois (CST) 22 Illinois called for Gore 0 +22 0 -22
Kansas (CST/MST)# 6 Kansas called for Bush +6 0 0 -6
Maine (EST) 4 Too close to call 0 0 +4 -4
Maryland (EST) 10 Maryland called for Gore 0 +10 0 -10
Massachusetts (EST) 12 Massachusetts called for Gore 0 +12 0 -12
Michigan (*/EST) 18 Michigan called for Gore 0 +18 0 -18
Mississippi (CST) 7 Mississippi called for Bush +7 0 0 -7
Missouri (CST) 11 Too close to call 0 0 +11 -11
New Jersey (EST) 15 New Jersey called for Gore 0 +15 0 -15
Oklahoma (CST) 8 Oklahoma called for Bush +8 0 0 -8
Pennsylvania (EST) 23 Too close to call 0 0 +23 -23
Tennessee (EST/CST) 11 Too close to call 0 0 +11 -11
Texas (*/CST) 32 Texas called for Bush +32 0 0 -32
Election Night Map
Electoral Vote Count
Bush121
Gore119
Undecided88
Not Allocated210
Election Night Pie Chart
8:25 p.m. Alabama called for Bush +9 0 -9 0
8:30 p.m. Arkansas (CST) 6 Too close to call 0 0 +6 -6
8:35 p.m. Maine (3 of 4) called for Gore 0 +3 -3 0
8:49 p.m. Pennsylvania called for Gore 0 +23 -23 0
Election Night Map
Electoral Vote Count
Bush130
Gore145
Undecided59
Not Allocated204
Election Night Pie Chart
9:00 p.m. Arizona (MST) 8 Too close to call 0 0 +8 -8
Colorado (MST) 8 Too close to call 0 0 +8 -8
Louisiana (CST) 9 Louisiana called for Bush +9 0 0 -9
Michigan (*/CST) 18 Already Called 0 0 0 0
Minnesota (CST) 10 Too close to call 0 0 +10 -10
Nebraska (CST/MST) 5 Nebraska called for Bush +5 0 0 -5
New Mexico (MST) 5 Too close to call 0 0 +5 -5
New York (EST) 33 New York called for Gore 0 +33 0 -33
North Dakota (*/CST) 3 North Dakota called for Bush +3 0 0 -3
Rhode Island (EST) 4 Rhode Island called for Gore 0 +4 0 -4
South Dakota (CST/MST) 3 South Dakota called for Bush +3 0 0 -3
Texas (*/MST) 32 Already Called 0 0 0 0
Wisconsin (CST) 11 Too close to call 0 0 +11 -11
Wyoming (MST) 3 Wyoming called for Bush +3 0 0 -3
Election Night Map
Electoral Vote Count
Bush153
Gore182
Undecided101
Not Allocated102
Election Night Pie Chart
9:17 p.m. Tennessee called for Bush +11 0 -11 0
Ohio called for Bush +21 0 -21 0
9:36 p.m. Minnesota called for Gore 0 +10 -10 0
9:54 p.m. Florida retracted from Gore 0 -25 +25 0
Election Night Map
Electoral Vote Count
Bush185
Gore167
Undecided84
Not Allocated102
Election Night Pie Chart
10:00 p.m. Idaho (*/MST) 4 Idaho called for Bush +4 0 0 -4
Iowa (CST) 7 Too close to call 0 0 +7 -7
Montana (MST) 3 Montana called for Bush +3 0 0 -3
Nevada (PST) 4 Too close to call 0 0 +4 -4
North Dakota (*/MST) 3 Already Called 0 0 0 0
Oregon (*/MST) 7 Too close to call 0 0 0 0
Utah (MST) 5 Utah called for Bush +5 0 0 -5
Election Night Map
Electoral Vote Count
Bush197
Gore167
Undecided95
Not Allocated79
Election Night Pie Chart
10:05 p.m. New Hampshire called for Bush +4 0 -4 0
10:07 p.m. Missouri called for Bush +11 0 -11 0
10:11 p.m. West Virginia called for Bush +5 0 -5 0
10:21 p.m. New Mexico called for Gore 0 +5 -5 0
Election Night Map
Electoral Vote Count
Bush217
Gore172
Undecided70
Not Allocated79
Election Night Pie Chart
11:00 p.m. California (PST) 54 California called for Gore 0 +54 0 -54
Hawaii (HI) 4 Hawaii called for Gore 0 +4 0 -4
Idaho (*/PST) 4 Already Called 0 0 0 0
Oregon (*/PST) 7 Too close to call 0 0 +7 -7
Washington (PST) 11 Too close to call 0 0 +11 -11
Election Night Map
Electoral Vote Count
Bush217
Gore230
Undecided88
Not Allocated3
Election Night Pie Chart
11:12 p.m. Colorado called for Bush +8 0 -8 0
11:20 p.m. Nevada called for Bush +4 0 -4 0
11:46 p.m. Arkansas called for Bush +6 0 -6 0
Arizona called for Bush +8 0 -8 0
12:00 a.m. Alaska (AK) 3 Alaska called for Bush +3 0 0 -3
12:09 a.m. Washington called for Gore 0 +11 -11 0
Election Night Map
Electoral Vote Count
Bush246
Gore241
Undecided51
Not Allocated0
Election Night Pie Chart
2:04 a.m. Iowa called for Gore 0 +7 -7 0
2:17 a.m. Florida called for Bush
Bush named the winner.
+25 0 -25 0
Election Night Map
Electoral Vote Count
Bush271
Gore248
Undecided19
Not Allocated0
Election Night Pie Chart
3:58 a.m. Florida retracted from Bush -25 0 +25 0
6:22 a.m. Wisconsin called for Gore 0 +11 -11 0
Election Night Map
Electoral Vote Count
Bush246
Gore259
Undecided33
Not Allocated0
Election Night Pie Chart
Nov. 10 New Mexico retracted from Gore 0 -5 +5 0
Nov. 10 Oregon called for Gore 0 +7 -7 0
*/ - the state resides in two time zones and the polls close at the same local time (i.e. the polls in the time zone further west close one hour later).
# - a portion of the state may have poll closings at a later time.

Call times are from CBS News.
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