To dream that you are at an election, foretells you will engage in some controversy which will prove detrimental to your social or financial standing.
From an emotional perspective, in dreams the elderly can be accorded respect and may represent knowledge, power and understanding.
The elderly in dreams can symbolize old fashioned or outdated values and methods of operating, as well as those that are to be honoured.
The elders in a tribal society traditionally had the wisdom of age and experience. Spiritually, therefore, they had the right to guide others. This gives a similar significance to them as authority figures today. It is in this sense that the wise old man represents an inner wisdom.