In local author Julia Anderson's The Election, Wawatossa elementary school is about to hold their annual election for class president. Cody has been class president for the past two years with most of his friends in his corner. New comer Nina Harkins would like to see a student council for her school but wish she was popular like Cody. Ms. Kelly's classroom is being torn apart by childhood friends in a race for class president. Will these childhood friends ever be the same?