Election night arrives and the staff of Sterling Cooper has a party while watching the returns. The election is close and it's obviously going to be a long night. Now a senior partner in the firm, Don Draper must hire a new head of account services, a post that Pete Campbell yearns for. Aware of Draper's secret past, he tries to strong-arm him into giving him the job. With his secret out, Don panics and he asks Rachel Menken to run away with him. Regaining his composure, Don calls Pete's bluff leading to a confrontation with Bert Cooper. Written by
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The title refers to election night as well as the battle between Don and Pete. Don is Nixon: an older self-made man, who Don even compares himself to earlier in the season. Pete is Kennedy: a younger man with a silver spoon upbringing. See more
A song titled "Hot Dog! Here He Comes!" is played during the office party. It is the B-side to a record released by The Tri-Lites in 1963, three years after the time this story takes place. See more
Written by Billy May
and Conrad Gozzo
Performed by Yma Sumac
Played during office party See more