Top 3 Election Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Election facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Election film message.

Election (1999, Dir. Alexander Payne) Jim McAllister holds a Pepsi when he comes up with the idea to introduce a competitor to Tracy Flick. At the end of the movie he's seen again holding a Pepsi, representing his unflinching loyalty to the underdog.
Election (1999, Dir. Alexander Payne) Jim McAllister holds a Pepsi when he comes up with the idea to introduce a competitor to Tracy Flick. At the end of the movie he's seen again holding a Pepsi, representing his unflinching loyalty to the underdog.

; Tracy Flick utilizes another student to help paint her election banner, using a blue-green alternating color scheme. The helper is shown screwing up and coloring two characters in a row the same color. The next time we see the banner, the mistake had been corrected.

Election Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - A newspaper article reads : "If you've paused the film in order to read this entire article, your time would be better spent renting Citizen Ruth from your local video store...''
    A newspaper article reads : "If you've paused the film in order to read this entire article, your time would be better spent renting Citizen Ruth from your local video store...''
Election poster
Election poster

Election Plot

A high school teacher's personal life becomes complicated as he works with students during the school elections, particularly with an obsessive overachiever determined to become student body president.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Election. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Comedy, Drama, Romance
Director Alexander Payne
Stars Matthew Broderick, Reese Witherspoon, Chris Klein, Jessica Campbell
IMDB score 7.2