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A wealthy student has known since age seven that he's going to be President of the United States. But first he'll have to navigate the most treacherous political landscape of all: Saint Sebastian High School. To get elected Student Body President, secure a spot at Harvard, and stay on his singular path to success, he will have to outsmart his ruthless classmates without sacrificing his own morality and carefully crafted image.

The Politician is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (15 episodes). The series first aired on September 27, 2019.

The Politician is available for streaming on the website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Politician on demand atNetflix, Amazon, Vudu online.

Netflix
2 Seasons, 15 Episodes
September 27, 2019
Comedy
7.5/10
Cast: Ben Platt, Zoey Deutch, Lucy Boynton, Julia Schlaepfer
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The Politician Full Episode Guide

  • With the senate race up for grabs, Payton and Dede prepare for an unconventional showdown, but a last minute decision suddenly changes everything.

  • A shocking ballot-box twist positions Payton at a moral and ethical crossroads that could define the rest of his political career - and life.

  • On Election Day, a mother and daughter argue over whether Payton or Dede is the better pick, motivating each to spend time with her chosen candidate.

  • McAfee's prurient sleuthing uncovers an explosive secret, Payton's tangled affairs turn fruitful, and Georgina's link to Tino proves problematic.

  • Payton scrambles to salvage his campaign when he suffers a credibility crisis over a compromising photo and his commitment to fixing climate change.

  • As Astrid pumps Payton for details about their long-ago dalliance, Hadassah hatches a cover-up for Dede, and McAfee seeks a healthier work-life balance.

  • Frustrated with his polling numbers, Payton goes to Georgina for help as he weighs using his opponent's hush-hush love life to score political points.

  • Payton reevaluates his life after a reckoning, but when a window of opportunity opens, he grapples with a big decision about his political aspirations.

  • Payton faces his darkest hour and the fight of his life as transgressions are revealed, backs stabbed and confessions made.

  • As Payton confronts hard truths about his ambition following an election day bombshell, he reconnects with a former ally -- and becomes a target.

  • Payton makes an eleventh-hour push to lock down the school's undecided voters, including one student who has other things on his mind besides politics.

  • With the election just days away, Payton faces tough questions about just how far he's willing to go to defeat his opponent.

  • While Payton plays hardball with Harvard admissions, shocking betrayals and a scandalous videotape take the election to a new level of ruthlessness.

  • Amid escalating concerns about his vice presidential pick, Payton gets plunged into a family crisis that stokes long-seething resentments.

  • After a charismatic candidate joins the race for student body president, Payton searches for a running mate who will make him seem more authentic.