The West Wing/Running Mates

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Running Mates
Season 7, Episode 10
Airdate January 8, 2006
Production Number 2T6210
Written by Peter Noah
Directed by Paul McCrane
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Running Mates is the tenth episode of the seventh season of The West Wing, and the one hundred forty-second episode overall.

Starring: Alan Alda (Senator Arnold Vinick (credit only)), Kristin Chenoweth (Annabeth Schott), Allison Janney (C.J. Cregg (credit only)), Joshua Malina (Will Bailey), Mary McCormack (Kate Harper), Janel Moloney (Donna Moss), Richard Schiff (Toby Ziegler), John Spencer (Leo McGarry), Bradley Whitford (Josh Lyman)

With Jimmy Smits (Congressman Matt Santos)

And Martin Sheen (President Josiah "Jed" Bartlet (credit only))

Special Guest Stars: Janeane Garofalo (Louise "Lou" Thornton), Teri Polo (Helen Santos), Patricia Richardson (Sheila Brooks)

Guest Starring: Brett Cullen (Governor Ray Sullivan, R-WV), Stephen Root (Bob Mayer), David Barrera (Jorge Santos), Ramón De Ocampo (Otto)Matthew Del Negro (Bram Howard), Karis Campbell (Ronna Beckman)

Co-Starring: Joshua Cabrera (Peter Santos), Ashlyn Sanchez (Miranda Santos), Amad Jackson (Agent), Charles Noland (Steve), Caroline Duncan (Jane), David A. Kimball (Moderator), Elizabeth Penn Payne (Pundit #1)

Introduction by: Martin Sheen


Plot Overview


Arc Advancement





The Show

Behind the Scenes

  • This was the first episode aired after the sudden death of John Spencer who played Leo McGarry. At the beginning of the episode, Martin Sheen dedicates the following episodes to Spencer.

Allusions and References

Memorable Moments