Jessica Griffin (Tamara Tunie, r., with Ellen Dolan as Margo) ran for district attorney of AS THE WORLD TURNS’s Oakdale in 2002.
Ex-spouses Nikki and Jack (Peter Bergman, c.) vied for a Wisconsin State Senate seat in 2007 (he won, but later resigned). He had support not only from wife Phyllis (then-Michelle Stafford) and campaign manager Ben (Billy Warlock, far r.) but from players on the Milwaukee Brewers.
Episode # 15316
On GUIDING LIGHT in 2007, Buzz (Justin Deas) and Doris (Orlagh Cassidy) ran against each other for mayor. Her daughter tried to fix the election so that Buzz would win, but Doris did take office.
MARIO VAN PEEBLES
ALL MY CHILDREN’s Samuel (Mario Van Peebles) was introduced in 2008 as a U.S. district attorney who’d thrown his hat into the race for senator.
Dorian’s (Robin Strasser, l.) outlandish 2009 campaign for mayor on ONE LIFE TO LIVE included such stunts as marrying her campaign manager, Amelia (Tia Dionne Hodge). The union didn’t last, but Dorian did win the election by default after her rival, Viki, dropped out of the race.
Episode # 13176
In 2014, Felicia (Kristina Wagner, with John J. York as Mac) lost her bid to become mayor of Port Charles on GH due to ballot-tampering.