Think back to the last season of West Wing -- after Santos won the election, how familiar would Canadians be with the deceased VP-elect Leo McGarry? How likely would it be that the average bar-goer or person-on-the-street would recognize him if they met him in person or were standing next to him in a checkout line?
Story-setting: Forever Knight crossover, Leo's now a fledgling vampire in Toronto.
Googled "american politics canada OR canadians" and "USA politics canada OR canadians" -- sorry, best I could think of.
(My first post here -- hope I got it right.) Thanks!
Edited to add: A wealth of varied answers! Thanks, everybody -- you all helped immensely.