Streaming Video - 1999
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Reese Witherspoon plays Tracy Flick, a straight-A go-getter determined to be president of Carver High's student body. Popular teacher Jim McAllister (Matthew Broderick) decides to derail Tracy's obsessive overachieving by recruiting an opposition candidate. Nominated for Best Screenplay at the **Academy Awards.** Nominated for Best Actress at the **Golden Globes.** Winner of Best Film, Best Director and Best Screenplay at the **Film Independent Spirit Awards**. *"An instant classic, Alexander Payne's Election seems even more scathing now that we're losing control of our own election machinery." - J. R. Jones, **Chicago Reader***
Publisher: Paramount Pictures, 1999.
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2019.
Branch Call Number: Internet Access
Characteristics: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (103 minutes) :,digital, .flv file, sound
video file, MPEG-4, Flash


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When Tracy flick runs for student body president, one of the teachers convinces a popular athlete to run against her in this dark comedy that satirizes suburban high schools and politics.

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