It’s Election Day! Game Informer‘s Matt Miller wrote here about how and why gamers didn’t make it to the polls in recent elections, but a popular meme sweeping through twitter might be a good indication that young voters are getting out this year. The “Voting in 2016 vs. Voting in 2018” meme is blowing up and giving voters a hilarious platform to express their thoughts on this election, and gaming culture is getting in on the action. Here are the best we have found:
Me voting in 2016 vs Me voting in 2018 pic.twitter.com/ff8qcq0Ggr
— Saephon (@saephon_gg) November 6, 2018
I call this one “Toon to Terror.”
Me voting in 2016 vs me voting in 2018 pic.twitter.com/skADvY8Wqb
— Jim M Stanley | Professional Voice-Guy (@BoringLegalName) November 6, 2018
You’ve got a little something on your face there.
Me voting in 2016 vs me voting in 2018 #ihadto pic.twitter.com/3KpUhrJpzD
— Stephen Oyoung (@MrStephenOyoung) November 6, 2018
Me voting in 2016 vs. Me voting in 2018. #ElectionDay pic.twitter.com/DiAEKewbOi
— Tommy Ortega [Blue Check Mark] (@TMO_NYC) November 6, 2018
Becoming a Jedi Master in two years is quite a feat.
Me voting in 2016 vs. me voting in 2018 pic.twitter.com/UsmxaE4cQK
— 𝔖𝔠𝔥𝔴𝔞𝔫𝔷𝔤𝔢𝔰𝔦𝔠𝔥𝔱 🏳️🌈 (@chaensaw) November 6, 2018
This nightmare fuel Pikachu reminds me of something.
Voting in 2016 vs voting in 2018 pic.twitter.com/ehP609vMH4
— Fauxtaku (@Fauxtaku) November 6, 2018
And we thought it was the crown that did it.
Me voting in 2016 // me voting in 2018 pic.twitter.com/CCSHgzOvth
— Tommy DeMarco (@DMarco_Polo) November 6, 2018
Tommy DeMarco made a ton of these, it was hard to narrow it down!
Me voting in 2016 vs. Me voting in 2018! pic.twitter.com/6xcuWC4lmP
— Cathie VOTE! VOTE! VOTE! (@charmedmom8) November 6, 2018
Captain America doing his civic duty.
me voting in 2016 vs. me voting in 2018 pic.twitter.com/X23OAFZuvF
— Lainy (@LainyGoat) November 6, 2018
Burn, baby! Burn!
Me voting in 2016 vs me voting in 2018 pic.twitter.com/Th9CZ7TPEI
— Dude of Hair-Having (@Scryburn) November 6, 2018
“For so long, all I could do was destroy. But now, I have a chance to save something…”
me voting in 2016 vs. me voting in 2018 pic.twitter.com/6rNCsnXmtj
— Gyoza King (@thegyozaking) November 6, 2018
Cloud had a graphic experience.
Me voting in 2016 // me voting in 2018 #Destiny2 #Uldren @Bungie @DestinyTheGame pic.twitter.com/EO0HDNEy1p
— Matt_(LtHorse) (@LtEagleEye) November 6, 2018
Me in 2016 vs. Me in 2018 pic.twitter.com/OiLKkFI9Wt
— VZ (@VZ_Blade) November 6, 2018
Kirby finally rests and watches the sun rise on a grateful universe.