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  • The West Wing Five Votes Down (Season 1, Episode 4)
  • TV-14
    TV Episode | 44 min | Drama

The West Wing

Five Votes Down (Season 1, Episode 4)
TV-14
TV Episode | 44 min | Drama

After a speech touting the success of a gun control bill, the team learns they are actually five votes short. The fight to get them back puts a strain on Leo's marriage and Josh's relationship with numerous Senators. Toby finds out he may ...See moreAfter a speech touting the success of a gun control bill, the team learns they are actually five votes short. The fight to get them back puts a strain on Leo's marriage and Josh's relationship with numerous Senators. Toby finds out he may have accidentally participated in insider trading. See less
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Director
Writers
Aaron Sorkin (created by) (teleplay by) | Lawrence O'Donnell (story by) (as Lawrence O'Donnell Jr.) | Patrick Caddell (story by)
Cinematographer
Editor
Casting Directors
John Frank Levey (as John Levey) | Kevin Scott
Production Designer
Status
Edit Released
Updated Oct 13, 1999

Release date
Oct 13, 1999 (United States)

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32 cast members
Name Known for
Rob Lowe
Sam Seaborn Sam Seaborn   See fewer
Moira Kelly
Mandy Hampton Mandy Hampton   See fewer
Dulé Hill
Charlie Young Charlie Young   See fewer
Allison Janney
C.J. Cregg C.J. Cregg   See fewer
Richard Schiff
Toby Ziegler Toby Ziegler   See fewer
John Spencer
Leo McGarry Leo McGarry   See fewer
Bradley Whitford
Josh Lyman Josh Lyman   See fewer
Martin Sheen
President Josiah Bartlet President Josiah Bartlet   See fewer
Michael McGuire
Congressman Cal Tillinghouse Congressman Cal Tillinghouse   See fewer
Thom Barry
Congressman Mark Richardson Congressman Mark Richardson   See fewer
Janel Moloney
Donna Moss Donna Moss   See fewer
Jay Underwood
Congressman Christopher Wick Congressman Christopher Wick   See fewer
Mark Blum
Rep. Katzenmoyer Rep. Katzenmoyer   See fewer
Sara Botsford
Jenny McGarry Jenny McGarry   See fewer
Tim Matheson
Vice President John Hoynes Vice President John Hoynes   See fewer
Kathryn Joosten
Dolores Landingham Dolores Landingham   See fewer
NiCole Robinson
Margaret Hooper Margaret Hooper   See fewer
Devika Parikh
Bonnie Bonnie   See fewer
Jackie Roberts
Janeane (as Jackie Mari Roberts) Janeane (as Jackie Mari Roberts)   See fewer
Bradley James
Secret Service Agent #1 Secret Service Agent #1   See fewer
Mongo Brownlee
Secret Service Agent (as Mongo Brown Lee) Secret Service Agent (as Mongo Brown Lee)   See fewer
Cynthia Abeln
Female Groupie #1 Female Groupie #1   See fewer
Paige Taylor Adams
Female Groupie #2 Female Groupie #2   See fewer
Hanna Cheek
Female Groupie #3 Female Groupie #3   See fewer
Penny Griego
Newscaster #1 Newscaster #1   See fewer
Sheila Frazier
Newscaster #2 Newscaster #2   See fewer
Ivan Allen
Newscaster #3 Newscaster #3   See fewer
Victor Love
Reporter (Mike) Reporter (Mike)   See fewer
Mia Tate
Cocktail Waitress Cocktail Waitress   See fewer
Julia Pearlstein
Volunteer Volunteer   See fewer
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