By nearly every indication tomorrow’s election is expected to result in a small margin of victory for either President Barack Obama or Republican challenger Mitt Romney nationally, as well as in several key swing states. This likely scenario in addition to growing complaints about early voting accessibility in Florida and a controversial order by the Ohio Secretary of State regarding provisional ballots, forecasts likely legal battles beginning tomorrow that could last weeks and delay when America finds out whether or not Obama will get a second term.

On ‘Real News’ Monday the panel discussed whether potential legal issues in Florida and Ohio could lead to a repeat of the post-election day legal struggle we saw in 2000, and what legal battles involved in a close-margin election does to cast doubt on the winner and America’s Democratic institutions: