The 2000 U.S. presidential election brought great controversy to the election process. Many voters in Palm Beach, Florida, claimed that they were confused by the ballot format and may have accidentally voted for Pat Buchanan when they intended to vote for Al Gore. Professors G. D. Adams of Carnegie Mellon University and C. Fastnow of Chatham College compiled and analyzed data on election votes in Florida, by county, for both 1996 and 2000. What conclusions would you draw from the following scatterplots constructed by the researchers? Explain your answers.

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