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Feedback from a focus group prompts Leslie to host a bowling party in hopes of gathering support for her campaign. Meanwhile, April, Chris, Donna and Jerry begin cold calling voters while competing to see who can raise the most money for Leslie's campaign (more…)
Leslie makes it her mission to find Ann a date for Valentine's Day. Meanwhile, Ben turns to Ron for help in figuring out Leslie's elaborate Valentine scavenger hunt, and Chris is troubled by the status of his love life.
Leslie and Ben are caught off guard when her opponent hires a high-power campaign manager from Washington, D.C. Meanwhile, Ron reluctantly interviews replacements for Leslie after things start falling through the cracks at the office.
When Leslie learns that the Parks Dept. budget is about to be cut, she persuades Councilman Pillner to make the cuts elsewhere, but there are unforeseen consequences for her campaign. Elsewhere, Ron and Chris visit a meditation center together.
Leslie squares off against her opponent, Bobby Newport (Paul Rudd), in a televised debate. Ann, Tom and Chris keep busy in the media spin room, while Ron works to save a party for Leslie's donors. Amy Poehler wrote and directed the episode.
Leslie embarks on a bus tour on the final day of her campaign, but she becomes distracted by the sudden death of an important person in Pawnee. Elsewhere, Andy investigates a security threat, while Chris discovers a surprising cure for his depression.
Election Day arrives in Pawnee, and the race between Leslie and Bobby Newport (Paul Rudd) is neck-and-neck in the Season 4 finale. While waiting for the results, everyone reflects on what the future might bring.
Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.), Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) and Barbara Boxer (D-Cal.) guest star in the Season 5 opener, which finds Leslie and Andy in Washington, D.C., visiting Ben and April at their new jobs. Back in Pawnee, Ron hosts a barbecue for the entir (more…)