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"The Election (Season 4 episode)"
Season 4, episode # 5
# 74 overall in series (141 episodes)
Maude ep. 4x5 - The Election - on TV w. Senator Myers
Appearing on a local TV news program with Sen. Bob Myers to promote her campaign for the NY State Senate, her staunchly liberal position on premarital sex may hurt her chances of getting elected in "the Election" in Season 4 (ep.#5).
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Series: Maude
Network/Country: CBS-TV / USA
Air date October 6, 1975
Production code 406 (4x5)
Written by: Charlie Hauck
Directed by: Hal Cooper
Guest starring: John Finnegan
James Olson
Ken Samson
Judith Lowry
Brian Morrison
Jeff Chamberlain (uncredited)
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The Election (Season 4 episode) was the fifth episode of Season 4 of Maude, also the 74th overall episode in the series. Written by Charlie Hauck, the episode, which was directed by Hal Cooper, premiered on CBS-TV on October 6, 1975.

"The Election (Season 4 episode)"
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Maude comes to the realization that she may lose the election for state senate, especially after a television interview in which she voices her liberal views about premarital sex is poorly received. She feels better knowing her marriage with Walter is intact again.


It is finally election day, and Maude is happy that her marriage is back on track and that her and Walter have reconciled. However, she's nervous that she may not win the election to the NY State Senate, especially when she appears on a local television talk show with Senator Myers endorsing her, and voices her liberal views toward premarital sex. Suddenly Maude realizes she may lose the election.

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  • Note: Part five of a five-part story.

Cast (in credits order)[]

Main cast[]

Guest Stars/Recurring Cast[]

  • John Finnegan as Bartender
  • Ken Samson as TV Interviewer
  • James Olson as Senator Bob Myers
  • Judith Lowry as Judith
  • Brian Morrison as Phillip Traynor, Carol's son
  • Jeff Chamberlain as Joey (uncredited)

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