To celebrate the New Year of 1923, Nucky decides to hold a flash New Year's Eve bash. Margaret helps him the hosting, despite their recent disputes. Tensions heat up when a hot-tempered gangster from New York arrives in town.moreless
Nucky asks the Attorney General for a favor when the Commodore stops alcohol reaching Atlantic City.
Election day arrives and Nucky prepares for change. Torrio sets up a potentially hostile deal between two bitter rivals.
Jimmy finds himself in trouble when a dying witness fingers him for the murders in the woods. Chalky's deal with Nucky hits trouble when his driver is lynched. Margaret gets a job at a boutique.moreless
Nucky is paid a visit by Agent Van Alden who feels a crime is being pinned on a scapegoat and wants some answers, forcing Nucky to close ranks on all his operations. He visits his old mentor, Commodore Louis Kaestner regarding the womens right to vote and later meets with Margaret Shroeder, still recovering from the beating she received from her now deceased husband, who has asked for help with her children.moreless
On the eve of Prohibition, January, 1920. Nucky Thompson, Atlantic City's Treasurer, condemns alcohol at a Temperance League meeting for women, however, behind closed doors he is telling his ward bosses about the huge amounts of cash they could get selling bootleg liquor.