I'm very much my age emotionally; maybe even younger
—Dawson to Jen
The Election is the 9th episode of Season 2 of WB teen drama Dawson's Creek.


THE POLITICS OF HIGH SCHOOL – Joey (Katie Holmes) joins Andie (Meredith Monroe) and Pacey's (Joshua Jackson) crusade to bring decency back to politics in the sophomore class election, but when their opponent Abby (Monica Keena) throws down the gauntlet by insulting Joey's father and digging up Andie's dark family history, there is no telling how ugly things could get. Meanwhile, Dawson (James Van Der Beek), whose screenwriting is suffering from his adult perspective, hesitantly accepts Jen's (Michelle Williams) tantalizing offer to help him experience the dark pain and exhilaration that comes with being a teenager, while Mitch (John Wesley Shipp) and Gale (Mary-Margaret Humes) use a plumbing emergency as an excuse to rekindle their amorous furniture fetish.


James Van Der Beek as Dawson Leery
Michelle Williams as Jen Lindley
Joshua Jackson as Pacey Witter
Katie Holmes as Joey Potter
Meredith Monroe as Andie McPhee
Kerr Smith as Jack McPhee
Mary-Margaret Humes as Gail Leery
John Wesley Shipp as Mitch Leery
Mary Beth Peil as Grams
Nina Repeta as Bessie Potter

Special Guest Stars

Meredith Monroe as Andie McPhee
Kerr Smith as Jack McPhee

Recurring cast

Monica Keena as Abby Morgan
Jason Behr as Chris Wolfe


Everybody comes from a dysfunctional family, it's the '90s. The only happy families are in TV syndication
—Pacey to Andie
It's insane, to keep taking the same action, expecting a different result
—Mitch to Dawson


The Election on tunefind


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