As results come in across the country, Sam is focused on a single congressional election that will determine his own future. CJ is outraged at a pollster who is taking credit for Bruno's work. After realizing she accidentally voted for the Republican nominee, Donna tries to find a Ritchie supporter who will "swap votes" with her. The President tries to hide a recurrence of his M.S. Written by
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Rain is mentioned as a deterrent for people going out to voting places. At one point, Josh Lyman bemoans that "It's raining in Oregon." That actually wouldn't matter since Oregon has been voting exclusively by mail-in ballots since 1998 (when Oregon Ballot Measure 60 was passed). See more
[explaining his agreeing to run for Congress
You have to understand. This wasn't something that cost me anything. They weren't going to announce unless Wilde won and that was never going to happen in Orange County. It's like the Secretary of Agriculture saying, "Sure, I'm ready to assume the Presidency should the 18 who come before me die. Why not?"
Unlike nearly all episodes of the series, a title card for "THE WEST WING" does not appear at the end of the opening credits for this episode. See more
References West Side Story
"The West Wing Suite"
Written by W.G. Snuffy Walden
Performed by Pete Anthony See more