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Election

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Directed by Alexander Payne
United States, 1999
Comedy, Drama

Synopsis

Tracy Flick is running unopposed for this year’s high school student election. But Jim McAllister has a different plan. Partly to establish a more democratic election, and partly to satisfy some deep personal anger toward Tracy, Jim talks football player Paul Metzler to run for president as well.

Synopsis

Tracy Flick is running unopposed for this year’s high school student election. But Jim McAllister has a different plan. Partly to establish a more democratic election, and partly to satisfy some deep personal anger toward Tracy, Jim talks football player Paul Metzler to run for president as well.

Trailer
ElectionDirected byAlexander Payne

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Awards & Festivals

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Academy Awards
2000 | Nominee: Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
Independent Spirit Awards
2000 | 3 wins including: Best Feature
2000 | 2 nominations including: Best Debut Performance
Village Voice Film Poll
1999 | Nominee: Best Film

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