The Best Memes To Sum Up The Perplexing Nature Of The US Presidential Election

Olivia Blair
·7-min read
Photo credit: Instagram - Twitter
Photo credit: Instagram - Twitter

From ELLE

It's been three days since American people headed to the polls (or cast postal votes!) to elect the 46th president of the US.

And yet, we still don't have a president.

Like everything else in 2020, the election is turning out to be 'unprecedented'. Both Joe Biden and Donald Trump have proclaimed their belief of victory, the former - without providing evidence - has made claims of voter fraud and some states (key states) have still not finished adding up their votes.

The length of time it's taken to count the votes of this election is due to a number of factors, including the Coronavirus pandemic, meaning more people were inclined to vote by mail-in (postal) voting. As the US is such a large country, states can also choose how they count the votes. For example, Pennsylvania decided not to count mail-in votes until after they had counted all of the in-person votes, and Nevada took a bit of a break on Wednesday, resuming their count on Thursday.

So what do people do during uncertain times? Well as the Covid-19 pandemic has proven, they head to the internet and create, share and laugh at memes.

Here are some of the most hysterical:

Have we ever watched so much news? We are not sure

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Well sheet. Trump is about to lose IT

A post shared by Saint Hoax (@sainthoax) on Nov 5, 2020 at 4:58pm PST

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Yep @bryanrussellsmith @betches

A post shared by Upworthy (@upworthy) on Nov 5, 2020 at 6:05am PST

Pennsylvania and Georgia, hbu?


Everyone's feeling super calm

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@cutebutbitchyaf am I right? #elections2020

A post shared by TheTinderBlog (@thetinderblog) on Nov 5, 2020 at 11:22am PST

It's been a long few days...

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The 2020 election so far

A post shared by Saint Hoax (@sainthoax) on Nov 4, 2020 at 8:32am PST

Ah 2020...

There's been a lot about the way Trump has handled this whole thing...

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@davinamccall

A post shared by Fat tony (@dj_fattony_) on Nov 5, 2020 at 8:06am PST

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🗣 OPEN THE POLES 🤸

A post shared by Saint Hoax (@sainthoax) on Nov 3, 2020 at 10:18pm PST

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Despot Donnie

A post shared by The Daily Show (@thedailyshow) on Nov 5, 2020 at 9:32pm PST

How's Hillary Clinton doing?

The view from across the pond:

And then there were a lot for Nevada...

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Nevada left the chat

A post shared by Saint Hoax (@sainthoax) on Nov 4, 2020 at 6:54pm PST

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