All the best memes from the General Election results

The internet provided some well needed comic relief (Picture: Getty/PA/Rex)

The General Election will wrap up today, but the historic victory for Labour won’t be forgotten soon – and neither will the memes.

Social media has not disappointed with reactions to this year’s election results.

From Liz Truss losing her seat to Keir Starmer shaking hands with Elmo, we’ve rounded up all of the odd moments and reactions online to the ‘Genny Lex’.

Keir shakes hands with Elmo

Keir was all smiles as he shook the Sesame Street legend’s hand (Picture: AFP)

After winning the seat in his home constituency of Holborn and St Pancras, Keir was met with applause and well wishes.

One of those well wishers was Elmo himself, who reached out to shake the hand of our new Prime Minister.

The moment has gone viral online, with many poking fun at the absurd photo.

Wes Streeting rambles in nautical terms

Appearing on BBC to comment on Labour’s landslide win, Wes Streeting chose some coastal words.

Emily Maitlis going head to head with Nadine Dorries

The pair were engaged in a rather heated debate while discussing results on Channel 4’s coverage of the election – and the reaction online did not disappoint.

Liberal Democrats win more than 50 seats – and Ed Davey is chuffed

The Lib Dem’s victory today is sure to be pleasing to Ed Davey – who has spent his campaign doing wacky and fun activities.

Footage showed Davey jumping and singing to celebrate the record number of seats won by his party.

Twitter memes galore

The General Election is the gift that keeps on giving – Britons have not disappointed with their reactions to the results.

See some below.

A Charli XCX ‘Brat’ edit of awkward political moments in the past years.

A Duck who voted in the election.

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