We will have an election on December 16, and the odds are we will elect a new prime minister, as we seem to do every year these days. Campaigning lasts a couple of weeks. On this board in front of the subway exit, a prime location, candidates are invited to put up a flattering poster of themselves with a slogan or two. Posters must all be the same size and they must go in the numbered space allotted them. Post election follow-up: So yes, we have a new prime minister, who has been prime minister before. Now what?