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A Democratic strategist helps a retired veteran run for mayor in a small, conservative Midwest town.

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Gary Zimmer
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Faith Brewster
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Jack Hastings
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Mayor Braun
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Big Mike
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Dave Vanelton
Kevin Maier ...
Councilman Jacobson
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Councilman Pietkowski
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Father Heuvel
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Evan
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Kurt
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Pearl
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Kaplan
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DNC Staffer
Denise Moyé ...
DNC Staffer
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DNC Staffer
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DNC Staffer
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Gary's Assistant
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Gary's Assistant
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Little Mike
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Hofbrau Waiter
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Hofbrau Bar Fly
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Tonya Vanelton
Seam Fitzpatrick ...
Deerlaken Gary
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Ann
Pat Fisher ...
Dot
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Diana Hastings
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Michael
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Becca
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Phillip
Robert J. Carlton ...
Veteran
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Dan / Daniel
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Lizzie
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Ziggy
Matthew Knott ...
Wendell
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Campaign Worker
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Campaign Worker
Jason Kirkpatrick ...
Campaign Worker
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Campaign Worker
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Betsy
Christopher Hampton ...
Kurt's Guy
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Tommy
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Mr. Peeler
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Townhouse Woman
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Townhouse Guest
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Townhouse Guest
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Townhouse Guest
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Townhouse Guest
Cathy Hope ...
Townhouse Guest
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Townhouse Guest
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Tina
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Jimmy / WOMAM
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Interviewer
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SMAW
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SMAW
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WOMAM
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WOMAM
Ryan Lewis ...
YAWM
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YAWM
Christian Ruiz ...
MoSH
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Elton Chambers
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The Anchors Brooke
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Fox News Anchor
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Fox News Anchor
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Fox News Anchor
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MSNBC Anchor
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CNN Anchor
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Talking Head
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Talking Head
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Talking Head
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Talking Head
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Talking Head
Nate Stewart ...
Environmentalist / Pamphleteer
Maggie Stewart ...
Environmentalist
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Local Cameraman
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Candy Crowley
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Trevor Potter
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Joe Scarborough
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Mika Brzezinski
Charlotte Deleste ...
Charlotte Deleste
Eric Franke ...
Eric Franke
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Man at Desk (Focus Group) (uncredited)
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News Crew (uncredited)
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Mike's friend at Fish Fry (uncredited)
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Jack's Body Man (uncredited)
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Jack's Volunteer (uncredited)
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Maggie (uncredited)
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Russian Billionaire (uncredited)
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Republican Consultant (uncredited)
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Townsperson (uncredited)
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Paul Cane (uncredited)
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Jack's Bodyman (uncredited)
John Grimm ...
Jack's Doc Crew (uncredited)
Jennifer Hall ...
DC Type (uncredited)
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Rally Kid (uncredited)
Alex Henry ...
Alan (uncredited)
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Townie (uncredited)
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Braun's Team (uncredited)
Skyler Knight ...
Townsperson (uncredited)
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News Satire Correspondent (uncredited)
Tonya Lee ...
CNN Talking Head (uncredited)
David Michael-Smith ...
Hansen's Diner Regular (uncredited)
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Wealthy NYC Donor (uncredited)
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MSNBC Reporter (uncredited)
Mason Pike ...
Bar Patron (uncredited)
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Campaigner (uncredited)
Tim Michael Schmidt ...
Wealthy Donor (uncredited)
Steven Specht ...
CNN Camera Operator (uncredited)
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Republican Consultant (uncredited)
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CNN Talking Head (uncredited)
Wes Weems ...
Wisconsin State Trooper (uncredited)
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Town Hall Moderator (uncredited)
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Dart Player (uncredited)
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Political Employee (uncredited)

Directed by

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Jon Stewart

Written by

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Jon Stewart ... (written by)

Produced by

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Catherine Farrell ... associate producer
Dede Gardner ... producer (produced by)
Caity Gray ... associate producer
Jeremy Kleiner ... producer (produced by)
Christina Oh ... executive producer
Brad Pitt ... executive producer
Jon Stewart ... producer (produced by)
Lila Yacoub ... producer (produced by)

Music by

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Bryce Dessner

Cinematography by

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Bobby Bukowski

Film Editing by

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Jay Rabinowitz
Mike Selemon

Editorial Department

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J.R. Benson ... colorist
Jennifer DiLullo ... post-production coordinator
Sam Fischer ... color assist
Kyle Flannery ... digital intermediate coordinator
Margaux Hemard ... conform assist
Daniel Linge ... dailies producer
Max Marcellus ... digital lab technician
Alene Padilla-Tiller ... assistant editor
Alec Perez ... on-line editor
James Reyes ... Digital Intermediate producer
Kevin Szczepanski ... conform artist
Ejon Williamson ... post-production assistant

Casting By

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Meredith Tucker

Production Design by

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Grace Yun

Art Direction by

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Brittany Hites

Set Decoration by

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Aimee Athnos

Costume Design by

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Alex Bovaird

Makeup Department

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Brynn Berg ... key hair stylist
Mary Flaa ... makeup artist (as Mary K. Flaa)
Adruitha Lee ... hair department head
Sarah Mays ... makeup department head
Caroline Monge ... makeup artist
Odalys Núñez ... hair stylist
Brie Puneky ... makeup artist
Leo Satkovich ... key makeup artist
Katrina Suhre ... hair department head
Kaylee Swisher ... makeup artist
Melizah Anguiano Wheat ... hair stylist: Ms. Byrne (as Melizah Wheat)

Production Management

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Catherine Farrell ... post-production supervisor
Georgina Marquis ... unit production manager
Louis Phillips ... executive in charge of production
Lila Yacoub ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Sadie DeRosa ... additional second assistant director (as Sadie Paige DeRosa)
Keith Jackson ... second assistant director
Christopher Kelly ... Production Assistant
Micheal King ... second second assistant director (as Micheal Edward King)
Jonas Spaccarotelli ... first assistant director

Art Department

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Darrin Bates ... assistant property master
Peter Battistelli ... construction coordinator
Dan Branciforti ... set dresser
Brad Brooks ... set painter
Maria Elia Castro ... art department coordinator
Chris Clark ... set dresser
D. Tobias Denney ... property master
Maggie Ditré ... set designer
Tom Firestone ... motion graphics artist
Nelson Hagood ... leadman
Andrew S. Huggins ... on set dresser
Shea Jackson ... Construction Buyer
Preston Jacob ... set dresser
Jessica Kuhn ... set dresser
Paul Markovich ... graphic designer
Lucy Phipps-Kaye ... Set Dec PA
Laurel Surratt ... set dec buyer
Joseph Teagle ... set dresser
Darrin Tilton ... on set dresser
Richard D Wallace ... Construction Mill Foreman
Nichole Wleklinski ... assistant property master

Sound Department

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Davi Aquino ... foley recordist
Oleg Belogorsky ... adr mixer
Matt Derber ... boom operator
Grant Elder ... sound effects editor
Sandra Fox ... foley artist
Michelle Guasto ... sound mixer: additional photography
Phil Hadaway ... adr mixer
Jack Heeren ... foley mixer
Jack Herren ... foley mixer
Jerrid Jones ... sound utility
Goro Koyama ... foley artist
Lisa J. Levine ... adr editor
Alexander Lowe ... pro tools playback
Michael Miller ... adr mixer
Matthew Nicolay ... sound mixer
Igor Nikolic ... Foley editor
Mary Ellen Porto ... dialog/adr editor
Jac Rubenstein ... dialogue/adr supervisor
Kevin Schultz ... foley mixer
Richard Marty Simpson ... boom operator
Jerrell Suelto ... ADR mixer

Special Effects by

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Brendan McHale ... special effects coordinator

Visual Effects by

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Jake Braver ... visual effects supervisor
Jessica Chamberlin ... additional visual effects set supervisor
Adam Coggin ... VFX Supervisor: CoSA VFX
Sarina De Leon ... visual effects producer
Vincent Papaix ... visual effects supervisor: ILM
Jorge Sanchez ... compositor

Stunts

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Lex D. Geddings ... stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department

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Andy Abell ... video playback operator
Nick D. Allin ... company grip
Aaron Biemiller ... lighting technician
Brenton Booth ... balloon light technician
Coy Breaux ... lighting technician
Dwight O. Campbell ... "b" camera first assistant
Daniel Cheban ... electrician
Pete Chiaramonte ... bts cinematographer
Brandon Cundiff ... key grip
Eric Cunningham ... additional electrician
Kyler Dennis ... "a" camera second assistant
Justin Dombrowski ... motion control
Benjamin Eades ... second assistant camera: "c" camera, day player
Kevin Eagleson ... electrician / gaffer: second unit / set lighting technician
Danny Eckler ... "B" Camera/Steadicam Operator
Jeffrey Engelson ... B Dolly Grip
Dean Georgopoulos ... digital imaging technician
Mark Gilmer ... digital imaging technician
John Grubb ... best boy grip
Stephen Grum ... gaffer
Josh Hancher ... first assistant camera: a camera
Patrick Istorico ... company grip
Ryan M Ketchum ... rigging gaffer
Bruce Leefook ... lighting technician
Adam Lutz ... grip
Alessandra Maci ... digital utility
Daniel C. McFadden ... still photographer
Jesus Montenegro ... rigging electrician
Scott Montgomery ... drone camera operator
Louie Northern ... drone pilot
Jay Odum ... electrician
Chris Paulina ... electrician
Colin Michael Quinn ... Motion Control Operator
Allen Robinson ... grip
Chris Salamone ... dolly grip: "a" camera
Ben Shweky ... production assistant
Chris Spears ... rigging electrician
Cody Spears ... rigging electrician
Nick Thompson ... video assist
Jordan Tyson ... electrician

Casting Department

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Rebecca Carfagna ... Location Casting Associate
Dann Fink ... adr voice casting
Kelly Hunt ... extras casting: Los Angeles
Rich King ... extras casting: Los Angeles
Meagan Lewis ... location casting
Rose Locke ... extras casting
Emer O'Callaghan ... casting associate
Jessi Sheldon ... extras casting associate
Bruce Winant ... adr voice casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Pam Aaron ... costume supervisor
Laura Barreto ... assistant costume designer: United States
Rachel Guilfoyle ... shopper
M.L. Hart ... Truck Costumer
Ginger Knussmann ... set costumer
Ashley Marie Parker ... set costumer / set costumer: principals
Christine Rigby ... Key BG Costumer
Brian Sprouse ... costume assistant

Location Management

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Lucy Deller ... location assistant (as Lucy S. Deller)
Christian Lopez ... key assistant location manager
Rob Pittard ... key assistant location manager / location scout
Sebastian Suarez ... location assistant
Andrew L. Ullman ... location manager
John Alston Williams ... location assistant

Music Department

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David Chalmin ... score recorded and mixed by
James McAlister ... musician: percussion
John O'Mahony ... Music Mixer
Jason Ruder ... music editor
Gabriel Saban ... composer: tv spot music

Script and Continuity Department

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Barbara Abelar ... script supervisor: additional photography
Alicia Accardo ... script supervisor

Transportation Department

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Wayne Hogan ... driver
Graham Ready ... dispatcher
Gary Weatherford ... transportation captain
Tyson Weatherford ... transportation coordinator

Additional Crew

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John Alfred ... Finance Executive / finance executive
Chelsea Banglesdorf ... assistant: Ms. Yacoub
Anna Basso ... assistant production coordinator
Steve Berens ... animal wrangler
Teddy Blanks ... title designer
Tamara Bunker ... basecamp production assistant: reshoots
Andrew DeFrancis ... vice president business affairs
Israel Del Toro ... military consultant
Derron Delaney ... Medic
Emily Dick ... additional set production assistant
Cassie Espinoza ... office production assistant
Nicole Flowers ... first assistant accountant
Tali Forest-Smith ... production accountant: reshoots
Lori Hammel ... additional voices
Danielle Korman ... production assistant
Max Koval ... Additional Office Production Assistant
Ashley Kravitz ... Clearances
Cameron Ledgewood ... production assistant
Marcella Lentz-Pope ... additional voices
Josh Miller ... Creative Content at Focus Features
June Neely ... office production assistant
Will Pitt ... production assistant
Marissa Raykoff ... assistant: Ms. Gardner
Gabby Shepard ... assistant: Mr. Kleiner
Deborah Simmrin ... publicist
Fran Smith ... production coordinator
Stefano Smith ... key medic
Kara Tabor ... production assistant
Bennett Taren ... production assistant
Josie Leigh Taylor ... Stand In: Rose Byrne
Rachel Taylor ... production assistant
Kelvin Tyler ... production assistant
Richard D Wallace ... Construction Foreman
Michael Wiggs ... production secretary
Niki Nicole Williams ... 2nd assistant accountant
Brenda Yoo ... production accountant

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Storyline

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Taglines Send In The Clowns This Spring See more »
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Also Known As
  • Irresistible - Unwiderstehlich (Germany)
  • Un plan irresistible (Spain)
  • Честен кандидат (Bulgaria, Bulgarian title)
  • Честный кандидат (Russia)
  • Dürüst Aday (Turkey, Turkish title)
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  • 101 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Partially inspired by the 2017 special election for Georgia's 6th congressional district, where the Democratic and Republican parties and groups supporting them spent more than $55 million combined - the most expensive House Congressional election in U.S. history. See more »
Goofs All elections for mayor in Wisconsin are non-partisan. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Top 10 Failed Oscar Bait Movies of 2020 (2021). See more »
Soundtracks Still the Same See more »
Crazy Credits There are many extra scenes after the closing credits start to roll. When it's about to end, Trevor Potter, former FEC chairman gives a brief, funny interview. See more »
Quotes Diana Hastings: This system, the way we elect people, it's terrifying. And exhausting. And I think it's driving us all insane.
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