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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

Guest Stars
Philip Baker HallPhilip Baker Hall
As Walt
Frank WoodFrank Wood
As Reporter
John VickeryJohn Vickery
As Cecil Van Gundy

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


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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Ratings: 10.35 Million Viewers

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