WASHINGTON A nightmare scenario similar to the disputed 2000 presidential outcome looms over Tuesday's US elections as the Romney and Obama campaigns gear up for legal challenges in the close race.
People cast ballots on Friday, the last day of advance voting ahead of Tuesday's general election, in Johns Creek, near Atlanta. (EPA Photo)
Already, the campaigns have deployed legal teams to Palm Beach County, Florida, one of the trouble spots in the 2000 recount that finally awarded the White House to Republican George W. Bush over Democrat Al Gore by a margin of a mere 537 Florida votes.
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