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Seasons: 2 1 Years: 2020 2019

Payton Hobart, a student from Santa Barbara, has known since age seven that he's going to be President of the United States. But first he'll have to navigate the most treacherous political landscape of all: Saint Sebastian High School.

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  • Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
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  Payton Hobart (8 episodes, 2019)
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  Infinity Jackson (8 episodes, 2019)
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  Astrid Sloan (8 episodes, 2019)
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  Keaton Hobart (8 episodes, 2019)
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  River Barkley (8 episodes, 2019)
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  Alice Charles (8 episodes, 2019)
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  McAfee Westbrook (8 episodes, 2019)
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  James Sullivan (8 episodes, 2019)
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  Skye Leighton (8 episodes, 2019)
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  Ricardo (8 episodes, 2019)
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  Dusty Jackson (8 episodes, 2019)
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  Georgina Hobart (8 episodes, 2019)
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  Andrew Cashman (4 episodes, 2019)
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  Martin Hobart (4 episodes, 2019)
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  Luther Hobart (4 episodes, 2019)
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  Principal Vaughn / ... (4 episodes, 2019)
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  Pierre (4 episodes, 2019)
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  William (4 episodes, 2019-2020)
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  Theo Sloan (3 episodes, 2019)
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  Lizbeth Sloan (3 episodes, 2019)
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  Brigitte (3 episodes, 2019)
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  Chris / ... (3 episodes, 2019)
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  Thomas (3 episodes, 2019)
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  Detective (2 episodes, 2019)
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  Cooper (2 episodes, 2019)
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  Shaman George (2 episodes, 2019)
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  Waitress (2 episodes, 2019)
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  Officer McKay (2 episodes, 2019)
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  Mr. Happ (2 episodes, 2019)
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  Ray / ... (2 episodes, 2019)
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  Riva Mandel (2 episodes, 2020)
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  Gaylord Nelson (1 episode, 2019)
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  Dede Standish (1 episode, 2019)
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  Elliot Beachman (1 episode, 2019)
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  Buddy Broidy (1 episode, 2019)
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  Tino (1 episode, 2019)
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  Hadassah Gold (1 episode, 2019)
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  Freddy (1 episode, 2019)
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  Receptionist (1 episode, 2019)
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  Police Officer (1 episode, 2019)
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  Angela (1 episode, 2019)
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  Vicki (1 episode, 2019)
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  Marcus (1 episode, 2019)
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  Dina (1 episode, 2019)
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  Nancy Grace-Type (1 episode, 2019)
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  Board Member #1 (1 episode, 2019)
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  Olive Garden Woman (1 episode, 2019)
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  Dabney (1 episode, 2019)
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  Chippy (1 episode, 2019)
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  Nurse (1 episode, 2019)

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Plot Summary

Payton Hobart (Ben Platt), from Santa Barbara, California, is a wealthy student who has wanted to be the President of the United States since he was seven years old. But first he had to get through the most dangerous political hurdle of all: Saint Sebastian High School. In order to be the President of the Student Body, study at Harvard and continue on his path to extraordinary success, Payton has to outsmart his ruthless classmates without sacrificing his moral and carefully crafted image. Ryan Murphy's 'The Politician' is full of comedy and clever satire which is giving us a rare insight into how to be a politician.

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Taglines We Promise to Promise You Everything See more »
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Also Known As
  • A politikus (Hungary)
  • Ο Πολιτικός (Greece)
  • Політик (Ukraine)
  • Wybory Paytona Hobarta (Poland)
  • Политик (Russia)
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  • 42 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia In the intro, there are several books with past presidents name on them in order; Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, George W Bush, Barack Obama & then the next book is Idiot's Guide to Clowning. This is a slam to Donald Trump since the next book should have had his name See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Episode #2.204 (2019). See more »

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