The bedroom has seceded the union but remains a part of the Commonwealth. Red made better posters but Blue performed better in the debates. (Whereas his brother was satirizing politics, he was telling the audience exactly what we wanted to hear in a manner that was very convincing.)
With the write-in of a third party candidate leading to a tie between the two front runners, the winners decided against a coalition government and demanded a revote with no write-ins in which Blue won.
However, unwilling to keep his campaign promises regarding an expedited bedtime, Blue stepped down from the post and Red graciously accepted his leadership role as President of the Democratic Republic of the Bedroom. It is as it should be, since it was all his idea in the first place.