2000 Election- Gore v. Bush


United States – 2000 (v 2.1)

Such a historically significant election needs an updated and expanded scenario.  So here it is.  Right now I have the following parties and candidates:


  • Al Gore (on)
  • Bill Bradley (on)
  • Howard Dean (off)
  • Paul Wellstone (off)
  • John Kerry (off)
  • Joe Lieberman (off)
  • Bob Kerry (off)
  • Jesse Jackson (off)
  • Joe Biden (off)
  • Lyndon LaRouche (off)
  • Hillary Clinton (off)
  • Wesley Clark (off)
  • Warren Beatty (off)
  • Bob Graham (off)
  • Ted Kennedy (off)
  • Evan Bayh (off)


  • George W. Bush (on)
  • John McCain (on)
  • Steve Forbes (on)
  • Orrin Hatch (on)
  • Alan Keyes (on)
  • Gary Bauer (on)
  • Elizabeth Dole (off)
  • Dan Quayle (off)
  • Lamar Alexander (off)
  • John Kasich (off)
  • Bob Smith (off)
  • George Pataki (off)
  • Donald Trump (off)
  • Herman Cain (off)
  • Jeb Bush (off)
  • John Ashcroft (off)
  • Fred Thompson (off)
  • Newt Gingrich (off)
  • Mike Huckabee (off)
  • Rudy Giuliani (off)
  • Bob Dornan (off)
  • Trent Lott (off)
  • Jack Kemp (off)


  • Ralph Nader (on)


  • Pat Buchanan (on)
  • Donald Trump (off)


At the moment, I am focusing the most on adding a large array of candidates.

Feedback is always appreciated.  I know issues need to be fleshed out more.  (Input on this aspect is what I am the most interested in)

*Last update: 11/4/2015*

Version 2.1

  • Added a few more VP possibilities
    • GOP
      • Sen. Chuck Hagel
      • Gov. John Engler
    • DEM
      • Sen. Sam Nunn
      • Gov. Jim Hunt
  • Issues/Scandals
    • Campaign Finance Reform -> Campaign Finance
      • Scandals now apply
    • Integrity
      • Scandals now apply
  • Universal Shift for %’s is now the same for both parties.  (was 1% D and -1% R)

Version 2.0

  • Adds Jack Kemp and Evan Bayh as candidates
  • Adds Colin Powell and Tom Harkin as VP choices
  • Ads can now run for 7 days
  • Added more Primary start dates.  You can now start on the first of any month from July-December 1999.
  • Added a few new endorsers.  They are as follows:
    • Mayor Sarah Palin
    • Rep. John Thune
    • Fmr. Gov. John H. Sununu
    • Speaker Dennis Hastert
    • Fmr. Sen. George Mitchell
    • House Minority Whip David E. Bonior
    • Fmr. Speaker Tom Foley
    • Fmr. V.P. Walter Mondale

Version 1.6

  • This update sets the issue position for all candidates.  This was the main focus of this update.
  • A couple very minor starting % changes.
  • A couple minor candidate attribute adjustments.

United States – 2000

Game Engine: President Forever 2016


After two terms of Bill Clinton, the United States is heading towards another Presidential election. Can the Democrats keep the White House for three terms for the first time since Truman? Or will a GOP challenger capture the grand prize?

*Tweaked port of the PF2008 scenario for 2000*

Version 1.01:  United States – 2000


* Fixed Republican New York primary date* Changed primary news bonuses, some primary percentages