In a separate controversy, Palm Beach County voters complained that their punch card ballots had the names of
presidential candidates on two pages instead of one. The voters said it led to confusion and they may have voted for
Reform Party candidate Patrick Buchanan when they had intended to vote for Gore.
Lawyers and advisers for the two nominees raced to Florida this morning to investigate two potentially crucial
situations. In one, Democrats claim that more than 3,000 Gore votes in Palm Beach County may have been mistakenly
recorded as votes for third-party candidate Patrick Buchanan because of oversized ballots whose lines were skewed.
SALEM, Ore., Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Computer problems and late ballots delayed tabulation of election results in Oregon, where
seven electoral votes were at stake in the presidential race between Republican George W. Bush and Democrat Al Gore.
Samples of voters that contained too many Democrats, a mysterious miscount of the votes in the Jacksonville area and
some bad assumptions led Voter News Service, the television network exit poll consortium, to make and then retract two
dramatic election-night predictions on the winner of the presidential race in Florida.