Human beings will be happier - not when they cure cancer or get to Mars or eliminate racial prejudice or flush Lake Erie but when they find ways to inhabit primitive communities again. That's my utopia.
Goard allowed Florida Republican Party workers to modify absentee ballot requests in her office in the weeks leading up to the election.
The GOP workers added voter-ID numbers to about 2,000 requests initially rejected by Goard's office. Jacobs, a Democrat, asked the courts to throw out the nearly 16,000 absentee ballots cast by Seminole County voters.
Had Jacobs won, then-Vice President Al Gore would have defeated George W. Bush for the presidency.