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Election: A Novel - 12 Summary & Analysis

Tom Perrotta
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12 Summary

Mr. M. goes to his classroom after the speeches, where Paul and Lisa come to say hello and thank him. Paul then gives Mr. M. a hug, and they head out. Mr. M. knows he needs to destroy the two ballots, but he falls asleep against his desk. Hendricks wakes him up, and wants to take him out for a beer.

Joe Delvecchio recounts how he discovers the two crumpled-up ballots when emptying the trash, and saves them. When he gets home, he sees Larry and Tracy sitting outside, looking unhappy. They explain what happened during the election, and Delvecchio shows then the ballots.

Mr. M. goes home that night, and Diane lets him in. She prepares dinner for him and asks about the day. She says she doesn't want to talk about everything that happened the day before.

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