For example, in Alabama, Bush’s margin of victory over Gore was 248,562 votes. Nader received 18,323 votes in Alabama. This indicates that even if Nader had not run, Gore would not have beaten Bush in Alabama.
In New Hampshire, Bush won by 7,211 votes, less of a margin than the 22,198 votes for Nader. In Florida, Bush won by 537 votes, less of a margin than the 97,488 votes for Nader.