The Politician

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The Politician

Overview

Payton Hobart, a student from Santa Barbara, has known since age seven that he’s going to be President of the United States. But first he’ll have to navigate the most treacherous political landscape of all: Saint Sebastian High School.

Every season will revolve around a different political race that Payton is involved in.

Queer Plotline Timeline

Many characters on the show have some degree of fluidity regarding sexual and gender orientation.

Notable Queer-Centric Episodes

Season One

  • Episode One “Pilot” – Gender non-conforming Skye is River’s (and later Astrid’s) running mate.
  • Episode Two “The Harrington Commode” – Georgina confesses to being in love with the horse trainer and wants a divorce. Her husband tries to kill himself. 
  • Episode Four “Gone Girl” – McAfee tells Skye she’s in love with her.

Characters

There are 5 queer characters listed for this show; none are dead.

Regulars (3)

Recurring (2)

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