The international custody battle over six-year old Elian Gonzalez triggers a political earthquake in Miami-Dade County in 2000, swaying the outcome of the presidential election.
Did You Know?
Title refers to the number of votes that separated the two Presidential candidates in the election of 2000 between George W. Bush
and Al Gore
in the state of Florida, which granted Bush the Presidency. See more
Ann Louise Bardach
When Elian was finally returned to Cuba and to his father, Hell was gonna freeze over among exile hard-liners before they forgot this betrayal by Clinton-Gore. There was going to be a price to be pad. The Gore-Bush election was an opportunity for el voto castigo, the revenge vote.