Election 2017

10 awkward candidate photos from the 2016 election

We captioned these photos from the campaign trail, because we could all use a laugh.

We've been there, Mr. Governor.

We've been there, Mr. Governor.

Sam Janesch on Twitter
Cassie Owens, Reporter/Curator

Election Day is f i n a l l y here. Between dumpster fires, this campaign season has given us a chuckle or two.

In honor of the “season finale of America” airing tonight, we decided to look back at some of the funny snaps of candidates taken in and around Pennsylvania. Captions are obviously not from them.

Katie McGinty

Democratic nominee for U.S. Senator

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Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY NETWORK

Well, golly gee, friends! Don’t you know it’s time to vote for the Democrats? Yes, indeedy!

Pat Toomey

Republican nominee for U.S. Senator

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Pat Toomey on Twitter

Damn, don’t Obamacare make you wanna be like…

Josh Shapiro

Democratic nominee for Attorney General of Pennsylvania

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Josh Shapiro on Twitter

Woman: Who the hell told you to come by my house, Josh?

John Rafferty

Republican nominee for Attorney General of Pennsylvania

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John Rafferty on Twitter

Please don’t pee on me.

Bob Brady

Democratic nominee for U.S. Representative, Pennsylvania’s 1st Congressional District

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Jack Gruber-USA TODAY Sports

Hair on point, tie on point. I swear: Ever since I drank from the pope’s cup they can’t touch the kid.

Debbie Williams

Republican nominee for, U.S. Representative, Pennsylvania’s 1st Congressional District

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Tim Kaine

Democratic nominee for Vice President of the United States

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Amanda J. Cain on Twitter

Oh, no, no, no, no. You can’t have it. Teeheeeee.

Mike Pence

Republican nominee for Vice President of the United States

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Jack Gruber-USA TODAY NETWORK

Yo, it’s crazy, it’s like: I make Trump look like a moderate. And people don’t even know! Aw, man!

Hillary Clinton

Democratic nominee for President of the United States

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Jack Gruber-USA TODAY NETWORK

I got it. I got it. I got it! I ? GOT ? IT ?!

Donald Trump

Republican nominee for President of the United States

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Jeremy Long/Lebanon Daily News via USA TODAY Network

It is of big league (bigly?) importance that Pennsylvanians vote for me this election. I mean, diminishing manufacturing jobs, (my) African Americans in your cities, what do you have to lose?

 

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