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  • by the time news was breaking that there was contention in the vote telling.

  • Right now, Odinga says he was already meeting his team.

  • Pentagon on the way forward.

  • Welcome to watch Mojo.

  • And today we're counting down our picks for the top 10 contested elections.

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  • But then the military rulers of this country, they annulled the results.

  • This is no longer an election.

  • This is like Alison Wonderland.

  • 14 Latin American countries do not recognize the result for this list.

  • We're looking at the most infamous and consequential cases where election results were challenged by one or more candidates.

  • Which election would you vote for our top spot?

  • Let us know in the comments.

  • Number 10 The 2000 United States presidential election.

  • It's gonna be a much happier Thanksgiving for the Bush family.

  • George Walker Bush, the 43rd president of the United States at around 2:30 a.m. On November 8th 2000, the networks declared Republican candidate George W.

  • Bush as the next president.

  • About two hours later, though Democratic candidate Al Gore caught up to Bush by just under 2000 votes in Florida.

  • This is no longer an election.

  • This is like Alison Wonderland.

  • The margin was so close that a recount was legally required, although a 5 to 4 Supreme Court ruling stopped it.

  • After almost a month of confusion, Bush was deemed the winner, but Gore might have one if the ballots had been tallied differently.

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  • Finally, a president elect George W.

  • Bush will become the 43rd president of the United States.

  • The debacle led to the discontinuation of punchcard ballots, but also greatly decreased Americans confidence in the electoral process.

  • It also ramped up Republican accusations of voter fraud versus Democrat accusations of voter suppression, a debate that's taken center stage today.

  • In the end, Bush became president and served two terms.

  • Gore continued his political life as an advocate for action against climate change.

  • Meanwhile, Americans continue to debate the efficacy of the U.

  • S.

  • Electoral system and voting procedures across each state.

  • Number nine, the 2008 Zimbabwe in general election, with unemployment up to 94% in 2000 and eight, Zimbabwe was struggling under the leadership of Robert Mugabi, who had been president of the African country for almost three decades.

  • Mugabi faced his greatest political rival yet in Morgan's find giddy, giving some Zimbabweans hope that they finally have a new president.

  • Mugabe is now not only a president of the country is the institution that is run our country for the last 30 years.

  • It is on like a look at the results.

  • UN presented levels of decay and missile on repression, the results more controversially, not released for more than a month.

  • All those fungi emerged ahead of Mugabe.

  • It was only by a small margin, however, leading to a runoff and eventually violence.

  • Fearing for his supporters, Tsvangirai withdrew and Mugabi remained in power.

  • It wouldn't be until 2017 that Mugabe's own party staged a coup, ousting him from office.

  • In the televised address, an army spokesman denied that a coup was underway, saying it was targeting what it called criminals around the world's oldest leader.

  • The spokesman blamed Mugabe's AIDS for causing quote social and economic suffering.

  • Then vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa would take Mugabe's place, becoming Zimbabwe's third president number eight, the 2014 Turkish local elections.

  • While these were municipal elections, they loomed large as a referendum on Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's decade long tenure.

  • They call it here the polls off polls, especially with all the polarization and allegations of corruption that came into effect for the last several weeks or several months.

  • His time in office had been marked by corruption and democratic erosion, sparking anti government protests in 2013 the biggest civil uprising in the history of the Turkish Republic kicked off in Istanbul at 5 p.m. On Friday, May 31st.

  • Adding to the stakes, Erdogan had hinted that he'd run for president soon after in terms of irregularities, this election had it all intimidation, bribery, accidental power cuts and reportedly straight up ballot burning.

  • Unsurprisingly, Erdogan's party emerged ahead amid accusations of fraud.

  • Multiple candidates refused to recognize the results, resulting in protests, recounts and even repeat elections.

  • The opposition CHP trailed with 26 to 28% in election campaign, which has seen the government tightened its grip on the courts, purged thousands of police and block access to Twitter and YouTube as it tried to stem a flow of graft allegations.

  • Within months, Erdogan would go on to storm the presidential elections and extend his grip on power number seven, the 2006 Mexican general election in Mexico 2006 was defined by a controversial general election in the political crisis that followed.

  • In an especially close race, National Action Party candidate Felipe Calderon beat opponent Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador by a 20060.58 margin.

  • Although Lopez Obrador and the Party of the Democratic Revolution contested these results, the Federal Electoral Tribunal refused to do a total recount.

  • Calderon was declared the victor, but Lopez Obrador's party wasn't about to take the sitting down.

  • What ensued was a whole year of political unrest, complete with protests that modeled after street fairs.

  • Seriously, booths were set up where you could watch soccer, play chess and listen to music number six the 2020 Belarussian presidential election.

  • When candidates Sergei Ta Janowski was arrested just months before this heated election, Svetlana Tikhonov Sky A decided to step up in her husband's place.

  • You got to bring it about yesterday it was to pitch with a period of consciousness, literal Tikhonov, Sky a squared off against incumbent President Alexander Lukashenko, described in the press as Quote Europe's last dictator, E.

  • I don't consider that person my mind rival.

  • It's you who might the poor little thing, my mind rival, but she says quite honestly that she has no idea what she's doing.

  • Lukashenko, who has been president since 1994 claimed 1/6 term with an 80% vote.

  • Although Tikhonov Sky and her followers challenged this landslide, they weren't alone with the you UK, Canada and other countries also refusing to accept the results.

  • Even the pope is paying attention to what's happening.

  • Zero Bankia cara Belarus calling for rights to be respected Sanctions have been placed on Belarussian officials, with European Council President Shall Michelle accusing them of quote, violence, repression and election fraud has of writing.

  • Protests are ongoing.

  • Tikhonov, Sky A was exiled toe Lithuania and the outcome remains up in the air.

  • Lukashenko lock him up there, saying here, Europe's longest serving leader may have passed the point of no return.

  • Number 5 2009 Iranian presidential election.

  • Mahmoud Ahmedinejad faced three other candidates in his pursuit of a second term.

  • Mir Hussein Mousavi was largely seen as his most formidable rival, which made it all the more jarring when he only received 33.86% of the votes.

  • First, the challenger, Mir Hossein Mousavi, claimed in spite of dirty tricks of the poll, evidence showed that he was the winner, a Knauer.

  • Later sources and President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's camp claimed that he'd won, while Ahmadinejad apparently pulled off a landslide of 62.63%.

  • Many suspected the incumbent president of rigging the election all wrong and the people knows that.

  • But we cannot do it.

  • All people know that.

  • But they can't do anything, can change.

  • They can change this because because of the fear off the off.

  • The Society Million's of Mousavi supporters took to the streets the country's biggest and most chaotic protests since the Iranian revolution.

  • It was dubbed the Iranian Green Movement, or Persian Spring.

  • Some carried banners saying Where is my vote?

  • Others accused the government of stealing the election.

  • Public figures who voiced their support were arrested, including Moussavi, who remains under house arrest.

  • To this day, supporters of the protest movement continue to agitate for reforms.

  • Number four, the 2007 Kenyan general election.

  • Early on, it appeared Orange Democratic Movement leader Raila Odinga was out in front of this election, yet it wasn't long until incumbent Mwai Kibaki caught up with 46.4% of the vote, surpassing Odinga by a narrow margin.

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  • However, it was widely argued that the results were tampered with.

  • While Kibaki was sworn in for a second term, civil unrest erupted across the country.

  • Armed groups on a revenge mission attack this house belonging to endure opposition leader Raila Odinga's community.

  • Hundreds died, up to 600,000 were displaced and havoc continued to spread for just over two months.

  • The Kenyan crisis finally came to an end when Odinga and Kibaki reached an unconventional compromise to share power.

  • The situation is finally resolved, Ali in 2000 and eight through a government of national unity through the National Accord and Reconciliation Act.

  • Kibaki remained president while Odinga became the country's first prime minister in more than 40 years.

  • Number three, the 2018 Venezuelan presidential election 14 Latin American countries do not recognize the result.

  • Five years after a close and contested victory against Enrique Capriles Radonski, Nicolas Maduro found himself at the center of another intense election.

  • Unlike last time, the results were not close, with Maduro claiming 67.8% of the vote against opponents Henry Falcone and have year Bertucci.

  • However, Falcone in Bertucci cried foul, citing numerous irregularities.

  • The National Assembly declared Maduro a usurper on the day of his inauguration and named speaker, who on Guido, the acting president.

  • This did not go over well with Maduro's followers.

  • Guido and his supporters could clearly not get in.

  • The man who calls himself interim president even tried to climb the railings.

  • Members of the National Guard stopped from entering the building.

  • With the Venezuelan presidential crisis in full swing.

  • Widow was briefly arrested.

  • The dispute over Maduro's presidency persists to this day For the first time, I am not voting because I don't believe in these elections.

  • Number two The 2004 Ukrainian presidential election The race between incumbent Viktor Yanukovych and Viktor Yushchenko was bitter, to say the least.

  • Not only did Yushenko survived an assassination attempt, he was disfigured by dioxin poisoning.

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  • Although he did recover, the campaign was just starting to get ugly.

  • With accusations of ballot stuffing, falsification and intimidation.

  • The election results were so close that a runoff was held with Russia's support Yanukovych was deemed the winner, which Yushenko challenged.

  • For weeks, thousands of protesters assembled in Kiev's Independence Square, sparking the Orange Revolution.

  • But following nationwide protests in what became known as the Orange Revolution, the result was annulled and Yanukovych was defeated in the revote.

  • The Ukrainian Supreme Court thus held a second run off, with Yushenko prevailing.

  • This time Yanukovych would be elected president in 2010 but would exit office early due to the 2014 Ukrainian revolution.

  • Members off the parliament, who decisively abandoned Yanukovych after this week's bloodshed stood applauded and sang the national anthem after it was declared the president was constitutionally unable to carry out his duties.

  • Before we tally the votes for our topic, here are some honorable mentions the 2019 Bolivian general election, Abel Morales declared the winner, leading to protests and his resignation.

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  • Yet another scandal for Silvio Berlusconi theme 2016 United States presidential election.

  • There are sore losers and then there are sore winners.

  • Trump still has not retracted his false claim that massive voter fraud in 2016 deprived him of the popular vote.

  • Win his own lawyers, however, arguing the opposite in a court while opposing a Michigan ballot recount just weeks earlier, they wrote.

  • All available evidence suggests that the 2016 election was not tainted by fraud or mistake.

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  • Number one, The 18 76 United States presidential election The US has seen its fair share of contested elections, although this was a particularly bizarre case.

  • Why?

  • Because both Republican Rutherford B.

  • Hayes and Democrat Samuel J.

  • Tilden declared victory while Tilden was ahead with 184 electoral votes.

  • Disputes arose in Florida, Louisiana and South Carolina.

  • Both parties claimed to have carried those states.

  • It's not clear who is elected.

  • Rejecting the results, Republicans accused Democrats of intimidating black voters.

  • The Democrats agreed to accept Hayes as president if the Republicans pulled federal troops from the southern states.

  • With the South back under Democratic control, the reconstruction era was brought to an end, and years of racial discrimination and disenfranchisement followed.

  • It doesn't even make sense now from this distance 140 years later that the dude who lost the popular vote and who lost the Electoral College vote with these weird votes outstanding that they would give the presidency to him anyway.

  • What?

  • Although this is generally known as the compromise of 18 77 some historians feel the great betrayal is a more appropriate name.

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Top 10 Contested Elections In History

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