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Presidential Election 2016

Appearances: "Trojan Horse", "Mercy", "The Box", "Head Games", "Tick, Tock", "Transfer of Power"

The Presidential Election 2018 is the main story of Scandal Season Six.


Luna Vargas hired Theodore Peus and Samantha Ruland to make sure her husband Frankie Vargas lost the election because she didn't want to trapped in the life as First Lady when her husband takes the oval. Samantha and Peus are doing their best to make sure Mellie becomes the new President of The United States of America as ordered by Luna; they are doing this by any means necessary.

Francisco Vargas' AssassinationEdit

Main article: Francisco Vargas' Assassination

On the results night of the Presidential Election 2018, Francisco Vargas was announced President, he began to give his winning speech to his supporters when he was assassinated.

Rowan was ordered to assassinate Francisco by Samantha Ruland and Theodore Peus, they blackmailed him by kidnapping and threatening to kill his High school sweetheart and girlfriend at the time Sandra. They ordered the assassination because they want Mellie Grant to become President.

Elizabeth North's MurderEdit

Main article: Elizabeth North's Murder

Elizabeth North was killed by Samantha Ruland when Mellie refused to help Peus become the new President of The United States of America. Peus told Mellie that she was either going to become President or they would kill her and her children.

Liz North's Meets A Tragic End - Scandal 6x1101:04

Liz North's Meets A Tragic End - Scandal 6x11

Luna as Mellie's Vice President Edit

Mellie nominated Luna as her vice president herself because she thought Luna would be perfect for the job and also because they didn't want Peus to be the VP. Later when both Peus and Samantha were killed by Jake and Rowan respectively, it was believed that the nightmare is gone and Mellie was about to become the President with nothing in her way. Olivia later then faced with another huge problem when she found out that Peus and Samantha were just taking orders from someone else and "someone else" being Luna Vargas.

Mellie Becomes PresidentEdit

However the Electoral College were forced to vote for Mellie Grant and Jake Ballard on December 19th by Theodore Peus. This gave the Mellie Grant the Presidency of the United States and Jake Ballard the Vice Presidency; Francisco Vargas and Cyrus Beene received 235 electoral votes, Mellie Grant and Jake Ballard received 303 electoral votes.

Voters selected members of the Electoral College in each state, in most cases by "winner-takes-all" plurality; those state electors in turn voted for a new president and vice president on December 19, 2018. While Vargas won the election his assassination on election night was unprecedented action, his running mate Cyrus Beene did become the President-elect of the United States after the death of Francisco Vargas was announced on November 9th 2018, but was imprisoned for short time for allegedly being involved in the assassination of Francisco Vargas until he was released from Baltimore Penitentiary on December 14th. U.S Senator Mellie Grant was still a nominee after the election but did not campaign, she was chosen by the Electoral College on December 19th to become the 45th President of the United States. She sworn in on January 20th, 2019.

Mellie Becomes President; Olivia and Fitz Come Together - Scandal 6x1102:02

Mellie Becomes President; Olivia and Fitz Come Together - Scandal 6x11


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