The December 2004 Leader Elections took place in the winter of 2004 to see who would become the new leader following the downfall of Fajita Junta. This election was the first one with its own forum, and is commonly viewed as the beginning of the heroic age of FPH history.
After first round, Frop and Pascal were super closely tied, and Lief endorsed Frop in a rousing speech. Frop mostly ran on a platform of not, in fact, being Veggie, despite being the admin during the previous year. And then he won
Frop also introduced the cold, ruthless political move of inviting Lief to serve as his vice-leader, effectively curtailing the populist momentum represented by the NNA. Historians now agree that Frop's wily maneuvering set back later populist movements by years, perhaps saving the clan's conservative oldguard from total destruction in the wake of Veggie's insanity.