In "Election," things get pretty tough for teacher Jim McAllister (Matthew Broderick) as he mentors a number of high school students, including Tracy Flick (Reese Witherspoon), as they prepare for high school elections.
[narrating] What happens to a man when he loses everything? Everything he's worked for... everything he believes in? Driven from his home... cast out of society... how can he survive? Where can he go? New York City! For centuries people have come to New York seeking refuge from their troubled lives. Now I am one of them.