|Portrayed by Zoe Perry|
|Episode of Death:||"The Box"|
|Cause of Death:||Stabbed with a Dinosaur tooth by Rowan|
|First appearance:||"They All Bow Down"|
|Final appearance:||"Head Games"|
It was later revealed that she and Peus were hired by Luna Vargas to make sure that Francisco Vargas did not win the Presidential Election 2018 and to ensure that Mellie Grant was going to be the first Female President of the United States. She was also ordered to blackmailed Rowan to assassinate Francisco Vargas and killed Elizabeth North.
- Main article: Samantha Ruland's Murder
Rowan stabbed her with the Dinosaur tooth in the stomach. Shortly after he killed Samantha, Rowan cut her head off and put it in a box, he then gave the head and the box to David Rosen so he could find out who hired her. Jake, David and Abby later found out her real identity and from whom she and Peus were taking orders from.
When Abby went to David's house to get his help with her "Peus" situation, she ran into Samantha. Samantha told her that they had thought of everything, she wasn't going to let Abby use David for help and get her way. When Olivia Pope & Associates and Jake Ballard found out about Samantha and Theodore, Jake went to warn David. After killing her, Rowan gave David Samantha's head to find out about her real true identity. He brought it to Abby's home and they called Jake to find the real information about her.
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