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A bust at an election night party for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016 in New York's Manhattan borough. Trump faces Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in the contest for president of the United States. Dina Litovsky for TIME

These 8 Memes Helped America Get Through a Very Stressful Election Night

Nov 09, 2016

The road to the 2016 presidential election has been a long and polarized one, but with Donald Trump's Wednesday morning defeat of Hillary Clinton, it finally came to an end. Social media, of course, has been abuzz with reactions to the GOP nominee's victory, with many sharing their opinions — both positive and negative — on the outcome of America's vote for the nation's highest office.

However, while much of the response has taken the form of serious political commentary, there has also been an outpouring of lighthearted — and even joking — memes addressing the results of the night.

See some of the best ones below.

Ugh! Who else wants to puke right now?? #election

A post shared by Melissa Joan Hart (@melissajoanhart) on

https://twitter.com/thebxy/status/796019298682753025?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

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