Election Day arrives in Pawnee, and the race between Leslie and Bobby Newport (Paul Rudd) is neck-and-neck. While waiting for the results, everyone reflects on what the future might bring.
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.
Leslie goes toe-to-toe with Bobby Newport in their big televised debate.
Without considering the negative impact on her campaign, Leslie fights City Council against its proposed budget cuts to the Parks department.
After Leslie gives an embarrassing drunken interview, she and her campaign team pull out all the stops to prevent it from being aired.
Leslie and Ben are caught off guard when her opponent hires a high-power campaign manager from Washington, D.C.
Leslie realizes that the Parks Department has forgotten Jerry’s birthday and decides to throw a party for him at a special location.
Leslie and Ben have an awkward run-in with Leslie’s old flame Dave; Andy writes a zany theme song for Leslie’s campaign.
Seeing Ann alone on Valentine’s Day, Leslie quickly makes it her mission to find a man for her best friend. The suitors however, aren’t exactly what Ann had in mind.