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The policeman in that intersection is not directing traffic. He's coding an urgent message to all of us. Welcome to Night Vale.
— Cecil

"The Candidate" is the 12th episode of Welcome to Night Vale. It was released on December 1, 2012.


The search for a dangerous fugitive finally comes to an end, but he's gaining some unexpected popularity. Plus, what to do about those noisy sunsets, City Council rejects "breath entitlements," and more issues with Santa Claus at the Night Vale Mall.

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Does the carpet match the drapes? No. It doesn't. You're the worst interior decorator. Please leave my home.
— Proverb