With no official winner of the 2020 presidential election on Tuesday night, New Yorkers around the boroughs found themselves in a sort of election purgatory.
Frustrated that this highly-stressful election isn't over yet, many of them criticized the process on social media and lamented at the drawn-out procedure of counting every vote. And despite knowing logically that it would be a close election, seeing it actually come to pass is surprising us.
Below, we've rounded up some of New Yorkers' reactions to the drawn-out election.
This is BS. There shouldn’t be 50 sets of presidential #election rules. Or different numbers on different networks. Or various #decisiondesk s telling us how things should play out. Fn joke of an #electoral process.— Dear WWE (@dear_wwe) November 4, 2020
This election feels like high school all over again, me stewing on the couch and cursing at all the idiots in suburbs— Jordan Zakarin (@jordanzakarin) November 4, 2020
Watching the results like... pic.twitter.com/N2VdUqOfp1— Walker Bragman (@WalkerBragman) November 4, 2020
I'm clinging to the good people in my life. Regardless of the outcome we will press on. I will find beauty, joy, and laughter in MY life regardless of who resides in the WH. My goals aren't changing. Friends, prepare to be clung to.— Nikema Prophet @ #SpinnakerSummit (@dev_nikema) November 4, 2020
In light of all the foolishness that’s BEEN happening, what I don’t get is HOW the presidential election is THIS close! #Election2020— Tasha (@wombliteracy) November 4, 2020
“Im just in a weird place right now man” - from sleepless #astoria #queens resident reacting to #ElectionNight - conveniently placed my crew near Rose and Joe’s Bakery #Election2020 #NYC pic.twitter.com/nvPKR8RN05— Roger Clark (@RogerClark41) November 4, 2020
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