Mellie and Olivia Deal with a Close Call on Election Night
Season 6 Episode 1, 'Survival of the Fittest' picks up on election night. Poll results are rolling in and the race between Presidential candidates Mellie Grant (Bellamy Young) and Francisco "Frankie" Vargas (Ricardo Chavira) is tight. Mellie becomes anxious after learning the election is too close to call. Olivia (Kerry Washington) encourages Abby (Darby Stanchfield), Huck (Guillermo Diaz) and Quinn (Katie Lowes) to make sure everyone gets to the polls and votes. However, the situation remains tense as it becomes clear there is a chance Mellie may lose. Watch the premiere of "Scandal: The Final Season" THURSDAY October 5th at 9|8c on ABC.