The Best Tweets From #ElectionNight

If anything positive has come out of the Presidential election race, it's the constant flow of 140-character-or-less gems.
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If anything positive has come out of the Presidential election race, it's the constant flow of 140-character-or-less gems. It's fitting that election day served as the absolute height (or low point) or Twitter humor as it's the end of the real world as we know it. Since you were probably busy watching the actual election coverage, we spent our time sifting through Twitter garbage to find the real diamonds in the rough. Check out the best election night tweets below.

The absolute and grim truth of it all. Stay strong.

Nothing about tonight is cheeky or funny.

Millions of women, POC, LBGTQIA, Muslims, immigrants & disabled folks are scared shitless.

— Sarah Lerner (@SarahLerner) November 9, 2016

Black Mirror is no longer fiction.

This isn't an episode. This isn't marketing. This is reality.

— Black Mirror (@blackmirror) November 9, 2016

Like, for real.


— Timothy Simons (@timothycsimons) November 9, 2016

Donald Trump keeps an eye on Melania's vote.

When you trust your wife to vote for you, but not really.

— Master of None (@Gabbienain) November 8, 2016

Dolly Parton manages to be relevant for a full tweet.

I've been told a few times I should run for President, but I think there are enough boobs in the race already ;) #ElectionDay

— Dolly Parton (@DollyParton) November 8, 2016

Stone Cold Steve Austin makes a pretty solid case for his own presidency.

.@steveaustinBSR is giving you another option on #ElectionNight

— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) November 8, 2016

Weeping openly for us all.

fucking white people

— matty (@Truman_Black) November 9, 2016

Shit got real.

America right now... 😭 #ElectionNight


We're right there with you.

If I'm being honest

— FREDDY (@FreddyAmazin) November 8, 2016

We failed.

A paltry few Countries in the history of Civilization have gotten to choose their leaders. How lucky we are to be among them.

— Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) November 8, 2016

Portrait of a Trump voter.

Another charmer: man in Kiss outfit, Trump face & hat chants Trump's name as man arrested for sign placement

— Andrew Kragie (@AndrewKragie) November 8, 2016

This is too real.

This is Ruby. She just turned on the news. Officially terrified. 11/10 deep breaths Ruby

— WeRateDogs™ (@dog_rates) November 9, 2016

We can get behind this.

If you wondered about the opposite of Netflix and Chill, it's CNN AND PANIC.

— Adam Kay (@amateuradam) November 9, 2016

It is a dark day indeed, Rashida.

We are very close to electing an openly sexist, racist, self interested meglomaniac to the highest office in our country. It's a dark day.

— Rashida Jones (@iamrashidajones) November 9, 2016

Patton Oswalt describes America.

What I've learned so far tonight: America is WAAAAAAAAY more sexist than it is racist. And it's pretty fucking racist. #ElectionNight

— Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) November 9, 2016

We're shitting too.

Election update: I am shitting things I didn't eat into pants I'm not wearing. #ElectionNight

— Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) November 9, 2016

Snoop has other priorities...

We just legalized marijuana in Cali. #smokeweedeveryday 🍁💨

— Snoop Dogg (@SnoopDogg) November 9, 2016

Florida literally made some of our staff cry.

why does God keep using Florida to punish us

— Matt Pearce (@mattdpearce) November 9, 2016

Harambe's not so funny after all.

Harambe had 11,000 votes.

11,000 people voted for a dead gorilla.

Let that sink in.

— [J]ayJChillin (@JayJazzi) November 9, 2016

Fuck you and your "protest votes".

How's that Gary Johnson protest vote treating you right now?

— Seth MacFarlane (@SethMacFarlane) November 9, 2016

More from Seth.

Are we looking at an America that officially believes climate change is a hoax? Sorry, everybody else.

— Seth MacFarlane (@SethMacFarlane) November 9, 2016

So much for that strong economy.

Markets are reacting to a potential Trump win. Dow Futures are now down 500 points. World markets also falling.

— Dan Rather (@DanRather) November 9, 2016

Hurricane Matthew was trying to save us.


— s💌AL (@busanborn) November 9, 2016

We want to believe.

aliens, if you're out there, feel free to beam me up at any point now

— La Única (@KALIUCHIS) November 9, 2016

We know that feel, bro.

Nate Silver's hair is telling us the story of the election right now.

— Billy Jensen (@Billyjensen) November 9, 2016

We were pretty proud of our social media team for this one.

Maybe if we all sing this together it will change things #ElectionNight

— Outspeak (@thisisoutspeak) November 9, 2016

All the way back to 1928.

What followed was the Great Depression.

— Anthony De Rosa (@Anthony) November 9, 2016

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