Grace runs for tenant-board president
Grace runs for tenant-board president
Title “Election”
Episode # 2.02 (24)
Season # 2
Original Airdate 28-Sep-1999
Writers Adam Barr
Producers David Kohan & Max Mutchnick and James Burrows
Director James Burrows

Plot Synopsis

Grace gives Will a run for his money when she enters his unopposed race to be named tenant-board president after she finds out about the position's perks. Meanwhile, Jack hits the jackpot when Karen tries to buy his forgiveness after she loses his pet parrot Guapo.


  • Eric McCormack (Will Truman)
  • Debra Messing (Grace Adler)
  • Sean Hayes (Jack McFarland)
  • Megan Mullally (Karen Walker)

Guest Cast

  • Shelley Morrison (Rosario McFarland)
  • Shirley Prestia (Mrs. Pressman)
  • Lou Cutell (Mr. Arthur Pressman)
  • Ralph Drischell (Mr. Monitz)
  • Marjorie Lovett (Mrs. Glasser)
  • Marshall Manesh (Mr. Zamir)
  • Lynn Henderson (Nurse)
  • Alan March (Alan)


  • Will has been the tenant-board president for four years.
  • Grace wins the election by one vote. She then finds out that it's a horrible job that Will is glad to get rid of.
  • Klaus Von Puppy and Guapo both appear in this episode.




Viewer Rating


Airdates & Ratings

09/28/19999:00 PM09.2/14%#26
12/28/19999:00 PM08.1/13%#42