The Election by Richard Warren Field

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The Election is the story of a 60's hippie turned wealthy and successful 90's yuppie who rediscovers his youthful idealism and runs for President as a third alternative candidate. He fights off a scandal and attempted assassinations to force a cliffhanger election night. And the reader is left hanging off that cliff for all of Part Three as the Electoral College system runs amuck before producing a dramatic final result. This book will appeal to readers who have lamented having to choose between the "lesser of two evils" for President. They'll enjoy the fantasy of a third-alternative candidate who shakes up the status quo and provides a wild and crazy ride through the possibilities of the Electoral College system (once called the "presidential lottery" by author James Michener).
 

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Published November 1, 1997 by Infortainment Publishing Company. 486 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Huffington Post

For many people, the last thing they want after finally seeing the end of months of election coverage is to go to a movie theater -- the mecca of escapism -- and see a movie about politics.

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The New York Review of Books

And President Obama deserves credit for closing the CIA’s secret prisons, ending torture, abandoning President Bush’s assertions of unchecked presidential power, and insisting that the struggle against terrorism must be fought within the confines of the rule of law—including both constitutional a...

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