Stamper, meanwhile, has been tasked with making sure that Frank's planned voting centers come to fruition. He ends up pushing too hard, and Frank is displeased. Stamper is advised by both the governor of Pennsylvania and a humorless bartender that everything ends. With his professional life threatened, he turns to the bottle, but is able to resist the urge to drink. For now. Desperate to leave some sort of lasting impression in Washington, Stamper carves his name into a desk drawer in the Oval Office.