Whether you hardcored it through to morning or dropped into bed at midnight knowing you wouldn’t be able to resist checking news alerts on your phone at 5am, followers of the 2017 general election have a lot to talk about: the mechanics of hung parliaments, how minority governments work, whether the prime minister should resign.
There’s a lot to be serious about in politics, sure. But there’s also a lot of fun to be had scrolling through social media in the early hours as results come in and bleary-eyed interviews are given.
Here, let Twitter guide you through results night as we take you through some of the best, funniest, snarkiest tweets of the evening.
On exit pollster and internet darling John Curtice:
I like how BBC have pollster John Curtice declaiming from a high balcony over the studio like the wise ghost of 1970s television— Warren Ellis (@warrenellis) June 8, 2017
On the exit poll:
On Emily Thornberry smashing her interview:
On confusing graphics on news coverage:
On the hung parliament result:
Let's all have a moment of silence for the poor soul who this morning will have to explain "hung parliament" to Trump— Hadley Freeman (@HadleyFreeman) June 9, 2017
The most disappointing thing about the UK election is there wasn't even a hint of Russian interference. It's like we don't matter at all.— Karl Sharro (@KarlreMarks) June 8, 2017
On the possibility of yet another vote:
On election fatigue:
I did it everyone! I got through the election campaign without once using the word 'cunts' on this corporate twitter feed! 🙌🎉🍾 It was close!— Canongate (@canongatebooks) June 8, 2017
On Theresa May:
On Jeremy Corbyn:
On other candidates:
Farage. Not an MP. A member of a party who have no MPs. Just a man in a camel coat holding a pint of beer, ranting. Treat him thus.— Sue Perkins (@sueperkins) June 9, 2017
Every time they think of talking to Nigel Farage on the telly can they ask Caroline Lucas MP instead?— Flo Perry (@FloPerry) June 9, 2017
On running through fields of wheat:
And the final word:
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