Get to Know the Characters of Netflix’s ‘The Politician’ (PHOTOS)
Teen Payton Hobart (Ben Platt) has but a simple dream: to one day occupy the Oval Office on The Politician. And he sincerely believes the first step to getting there is winning the student body presidential election at California’s posh Saint Sebastian High School.
This drama with dark comedic elements — created by Ryan Murphy (Glee, American Horror Story) and collaborators Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan — lays out Payton’s desperate measures to stay on track. Let’s meet the aspirational teen and the friends (and enemies) in his orbit.
The Politician, Series Premiere, Friday, September 27, Netflix