Election Poster

(1999)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 2000

Nominated
Oscar
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
Alexander Payne
Jim Taylor

Golden Globes, USA 2000

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Reese Witherspoon

American Cinema Editors, USA 2000

Nominated
Eddie
Best Edited Feature Film - Comedy or Musical
Kevin Tent

American Comedy Awards, USA 2000

Nominated
American Comedy Award
Funniest Actress in a Motion Picture (Leading Role)
Reese Witherspoon

Awards Circuit Community Awards 1999

2nd place
ACCA
Best Adapted Screenplay
Alexander Payne
Jim Taylor
Nominated
ACCA
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Reese Witherspoon

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 1999

2nd place
BSFC Award
Best Screenplay
Alexander Payne
Jim Taylor

Casting Society of America, USA 1999

Won
Artios
Best Casting for Feature Film, Comedy
Lisa Beach

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2000

Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Actress
Reese Witherspoon

Chlotrudis Awards 2000

Nominated
Chlotrudis Award
Best Actor
Matthew Broderick
Best Actress
Reese Witherspoon
Best Screenplay
Alexander Payne
Jim Taylor

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards 2000

Won
FFCC Award
Best Screenplay
Alexander Payne
Jim Taylor

GLAAD Media Awards 2000

Nominated
GLAAD Media Award
Outstanding Film (Wide Release)

Independent Spirit Awards 2000

Won
Independent Spirit Award
Best Feature
Albert Berger
Ron Yerxa
David Gale
Keith Samples
Best Director
Alexander Payne
Best Screenplay
Alexander Payne
Jim Taylor
Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best Debut Performance
Jessica Campbell
Best Female Lead
Reese Witherspoon

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 1999

Won
KCFCC Award
Best Actress
Reese Witherspoon

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards 2000

Nominated
Sierra Award
Best Actress
Reese Witherspoon
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Jim Taylor
Alexander Payne

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 1999

Won
New Generation Award
Alexander Payne
Jim Taylor
2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Actress
Reese Witherspoon

National Board of Review, USA 1999

Won
Special Recognition
For excellence in filmmaking.

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 2000

Won
NSFC Award
Best Actress
Reese Witherspoon
2nd place
NSFC Award
Best Screenplay
Alexander Payne
Jim Taylor
3rd place
NSFC Award
Best Film

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1999

Won
NYFCC Award
Best Screenplay
Alexander Payne
Jim Taylor

Online Film & Television Association 2000

Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Actress
Reese Witherspoon
Best Youth Performance
Jessica Campbell
Best Breakthrough Performance - Male
Chris Klein
Best Breakthrough Performance - Female
Jessica Campbell
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Alexander Payne
Jim Taylor

Online Film Critics Society Awards 2000

Won
OFCS Award
Best Actress
Reese Witherspoon
Best Adapted Screenplay
Alexander Payne

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards 1999

Won
SDFCS Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Alexander Payne
Jim Taylor
2nd place
SDFCS Award
Best Actress
Reese Witherspoon

Satellite Awards 2000

Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical
Reese Witherspoon
Best Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards 2000

Won
SEFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Alexander Payne
Jim Taylor
2nd place
SEFCA Award
Best Actress
Reese Witherspoon
3rd place
SEFCA Award
Best Picture
3rd place

Teen Choice Awards 1999

Nominated
Teen Choice Award
Film - Choice Comedy
Film - Choice Hissy Fit
Reese Witherspoon

Valladolid International Film Festival 1999

Won
Best New Director
Alexander Payne
Tied with Andreas Dresen for Night Shapes (1999).
Nominated
Golden Spike
Alexander Payne

Village Voice Film Poll 1999

Nominated
VVFP Award
Best Film
5th place.

Writers Guild of America, USA 2000

Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
Alexander Payne
Jim Taylor

YoungStar Awards 1999

Nominated
YoungStar Award
Best Performance by a Young Actress in a Comedy Film
Jessica Campbell

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