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Modern Family: Election Day

Election day has arrived, and the whole family comes together for some last minute campaigning. Mitch and Cam hit the town in a 'Vote for Claire' van, with the Dunphy house turning into a giant phone bank for soliciting votes. For her part, Claire does some TV and radio interviews, only to fall victim to technical problems.


Episode Info


Episode number: 3x19
Production Number: 3ARG20
Airdate: Wednesday April 11th, 2012

Director: Bryan Cranston
Writer: Ben Karlin

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky 1) Apr 20, 2012
AU (ten) May 14, 2012

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Guest Stars
Philip Baker Hall
As Walt
Recurring
Frank Wood
As Reporter
John Vickery
As Cecil Van Gundy

Co-Guest Stars
Asif Ali
As Technician
Dominic Ledesma
As Dimpled Chad
Main Cast
Ed O'Neill
As Jay Pritchett
Sofía Vergara
As Gloria Delgado-Pritchett
Julie Bowen
As Claire Dunphy
Ty Burrell
As Phil Dunphy
Jesse Tyler Ferguson
As Mitchell Pritchett
Eric Stonestreet
As Cameron Tucker
Sarah Hyland
As Haley Dunphy
Ariel Winter
As Alex Dunphy
Nolan Gould
As Luke Dunphy
Rico Rodriguez
As Manny Delgado
Aubrey Anderson-Emmons
As Lily Tucker-Pritchett

Recap

The episode begins, and running for town council has reinvigorated Claire's ambition and only heightened her competitive spirit, which dates back to the days spent selling rogue Girl Scout cookies. On Election Day, she'd hope her inner circle would be equally as organized and committed to winning as she was. Assignments are given, but between confusion over how much change is in a phone bank and Luke's belief that you can promise anything for a vote the Dunphy clan isn't exactly knocking it out of the park on Claire's behalf. Meanwhile, the candidate herself is having a hard time keeping things together, holding her anxieties inside her tightly wound ponytail and actually losing her front tooth during two separate interviews. ..

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Warning: Modern Family season 3 episode 19 guide may contain spoilers
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