Hey, hi, hello and welcome to the 2018 midterm elections—that one time the internet turned their 2016 election trauma into self deprecating hilarious voting memes on Twitter before Americans determine the future of our country. Ha ha!
If you've been taking a hiatus from social media to cleanse your soul before you head to the polls and haven't seen the "me voting in 2016 vs. 2018" memes, allow me to introduce you to the best below. But first, a reminder to please vote today. As funny as these memes are, it's important to take your civic duty seriously—just ask these 50 influential women.
Now, back to our regularly-scheduled programming:
me voting in 2016 vs. me voting in 2018 pic.twitter.com/GEdzcQHySgNovember 5, 2018
Me voting in 2016 vs. Me if we don't vote in 2018 #VoteTuesday pic.twitter.com/HY4WJOuzrPNovember 5, 2018
Me voting in 2016 vs me voting in 2018 pic.twitter.com/wM8l1uGvLeNovember 5, 2018
Me voting in 2016 vs me voting in 2018. #Vicki #RHOC #bluewave #vote pic.twitter.com/SNoXZzGYq4November 6, 2018
Me voting in 2016 vs me voting in 2018.#ElectionDay pic.twitter.com/WkotWHcgizNovember 5, 2018
Me voting in 2016 vs. Me voting in 2018 pic.twitter.com/HYmDuEjev9November 6, 2018
Me voting in 2016 vs me voting in 2018.#VoteTuesday pic.twitter.com/E18e0F3BQHNovember 6, 2018
Me voting in 2016 vs Me voting in 2018 pic.twitter.com/l4bppejmKENovember 6, 2018
Me voting in 2016 vs. Me voting in 2018 pic.twitter.com/qLY45OtjJnNovember 6, 2018
Me, voting in 2016 vs me, voting in 2018#VoteTuesday #electionEve #Midterms2018 #ElectionDay BOOZY TUESDAY: ➡️ https://t.co/nmRKFgwuAe pic.twitter.com/9Rk0CVy5MUNovember 5, 2018
me voting in 2016 vs me voting in 2018 pic.twitter.com/sAI7foXM1VNovember 5, 2018
A me voting in 2016 vs. me voting in 2018 meme, but reflecting my actual physical decay over the past two years.November 5, 2018
Me voting in 2018 and also me voting in 2018 pic.twitter.com/5ejXMulGRxNovember 6, 2018
From explainers to essays, cheat sheets to candidate analysis, we're breaking down exactly what you need to know about this year's midterms. Visit Marie Claire's Midterms Guide for more.
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Rachel Epstein is an editor at Marie Claire, where she writes and edits culture, politics, and lifestyle stories ranging from op-eds to profiles to ambitious packages. She also manages the site’s virtual book club, #ReadWithMC. Offline, she’s likely watching a Heat game, finding a new coffee shop, or analyzing your cousin's birth chart—in no particular order.
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