‘AU calls on Americans to remain calm’: Best #ElectionDay tweets

As Americans vote to select their president, social media awash with humour, analysis and anxiety.

Police officers stand guard outside the Staples Center during Election Day in Los Angeles, California, US, November 3, 2020 [Mario Anzuoni/Reuters] (Reuters)

People across the United States have voted in one of the most polarising presidential elections in the country’s history – and the race is also playing out on social media.

The #Vote2020 and #ElectionDay hashtags are trending in most countries on Twitter, as the world closely follows the hard-fought matchup between Donald Trump and Joe Biden, on Tuesday.

Here, as chosen by our team, are some of the funniest and most poignant tweets to distract you – even momentarily.

Translation: #Elections2020 The world waiting for the results