- Writers: Robert Cochran, Joel Surnow
- Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Carlos Bernard, Dennis Haysbert
On the day of the California Presidential Primary, between 8:00 PM and 9:00 PM, Jack Bauer, Mark DeSalvo and his men try unsuccessfully to escape with Victor Drazen from the facility under raid of Andre's team. They are all killed but Jack is spared for a possible negotiation. However, Chappelle orders a full assault of CTU squad. Senator David Palmer wins all the eleven primaries and celebrates with his staff. Teri arrives in the CTU and the false Mason lies to her. Meanwhile Kim is identified and released, but while going to CTU with Krugman, they are attacked by Drazen's men.