"I was thinking, in terms of drinking on Election Day, you probably want a highball rather than a short drink because it might be a very long night," Maddow told Martha, before presenting what she called a Joe Rickey (or, if you want to be in the political spirit, a Joe the Plumber Rickey).
Here's Maddow's Election Night cocktail recipe:
Joe Rickey Recipe (from MarthaStewart.com)
Makes 1 cocktail
2 ounces bourbon whiskey
Lime wedge, for garnish
1. Fill a highball glass with ice and add bourbon; top with club soda. Garnish with lime wedge and serve immediately.