20 Worst U.S. Presidents Of All Time: Like Rutherford B. Hayes, George W. Bush became our 43rd President only by emerging as the victor in an extremely contested election. Bush lost the popular vote to his opponent, Al Gore, but won via the Electoral College when the Supreme Court handed him the State of Florida’s electoral votes. While he was able to win re-election, historians give Bush low marks for the way he first became President and his status as a divisive instead of uniting figure.
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