Raider was a leader and being a total Raider he forbade all fun, which led to no parties or campaigns. While Theias was widely expected to win, in the end Shusky did. There were probably backdoor machinations by Raider to buy votes and shit
These elections were super important for FPH political history, as it marked a definitive departure from the earlier n00d-m0d divide towards the more familiar Canadian-aligned egalitarian movements clashing with Europe-aligned elitist movement. As such these elections paved way for the most iconic heroic age electoral clashes, which would ultimately only end with the Admin War.