Death of Dexter Douglass

September 17, 2013
Tallahassee, Florida

Fla. attorney who worked for Gore on recount dies
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The Associated Press

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Dexter Douglass, one of the lead attorneys who represented Al Gore during the chaotic presidential election recount of 2000, has died.

Douglass was 83.

Lacy Douglass said her father, who had been battling bladder cancer, died early Tuesday morning at his home in Tallahassee.

Douglass — who his daughter called a "staunch Democrat" — was deeply involved in Florida politics and policy.

He was general counsel for...

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