All of your Election Night Party Must Haves

Election night is coming up very quickly.  In just a few days we will find out who will be our next president.  And in a hotly contested election like the one we’ve been having, where the media firestorm has taken it’s toll and the election has become a media circus that it is it is no surprise that there will be many election parties happening across the country.  So to get ready for that great event here are a list of must haves for your election night party!

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Election Photo Booth Supplies

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You’ve already voted earlier in the day so why not design a fun new “voting” booth that you’re legally allowed to take photo’s in (hope you don’t go to jail JT).994d759eb0b3f5e18dbcfa357c4b681b You can have a plain white backdrop or decorate it with some red white and blue streamers. And you can use an iPad App to take all of your photo’s in your photo booth. It can be easy and fun for your guests.  Plus it will eat up some time while you wait for those results to fully come in in California.

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Election Theme Straws

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s-l1000These adorable hanging fans are good for both election night parties and any patriotic party.  They are so cute!  They could also be put together for a backdrop for your Photo Booth!

Red and Blue Solo Cups

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What party is complete without cups.  Whether your guests are playing drinking games or not solo cups are always a great disposable drinking choice!  If you are going the disposable route you might as well go with the color theme of the two major parties and get some red and blue cups!

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What party is complete without your own
Trump and Clinton Standees to pose with?

Clinton or Trump fans will love posing with their favorite candidates.  Or dressing them up in feather boa’s and funny glasses always works too!

Candidate Sayings Button

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Press the button and hear Donald Trump say ridiculous things in his voice! The button  includes a bunch of different phrases, including
– Hillary is a disaster
– I’m starting to get into your head
– I am the most militaristic person in this l room. I love war
– I’m crushing everybody else
– Dont be an idiot. Seriously! Don’t do it
– Let’s make America great again
– Hillary was the worst Secretary of State ever
– When I become president, I’m moving the capital to New York City
– We are going to be winning so much, you are going to get sick of it!
– You’re fired
– This is going to be huge
– Bill Clinton will be the ugliest First Lady in history
– I love women. I love them
– That’s a fantastic idea! Glad I thought of it

Election Toilet Paper

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Other Election Themed Ideas:

Easy Election Day Fun

Election Day Film Fest Party

Election Day Party Ideas

 

 

 

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Easy Election Day Fun

Have You Voted

Happy midterm election day America! Just in case you need some fun ways to spend election day with your friends.  Here are some easy and fun ways to spend the evening if you are throwing together a last minute election day soiree.

Election Day Films

Do you have a favorite election theme film? Election, Wag the Dog, or maybe you want to go all out and watch the entire West Wing Series? Check out this list for the best there to watch on election day or leave us a comment with one we forgot!

Election Day Party Ideas

Watching the results as they come in tonight and need some quick fun food and drink ideas?  Then check out this list of fun items for election night!

Election Day Idea Recap

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It might not be the big presidential election this year, but today is still election day non the less!  And as such I would just like to bring you back to election season last year with these Ideas I posted with some quick last minuet election party ideas: HERE and some fun election day Film fest pics which you can find HERE.

 

Both can still be used to celebrate this Election season even if you don’t have a big election going on in your neck of the woods!

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ps.  If you ever do want to make some fun election day cookies in the future you can get these fun cookie cutters on amazon.

Election Day Film Fest Party

Tired of watching all of that election day coverage already?  Still in the mood for some election themed ambiance during your party while you’re waiting for the results to come in? Then here is a list of some of my favorite election themed films that are sure to liven up you party tonight! Click the image of the film for more information.


Dave

A favorite cable TV repeat that I used to watch constantly as a kid!  This if begins after the cheating president (Kevin Kline) suffers a stroke, his lookalike stand-in, Dave, takes over the country indefinitely. Of course, he does such a good job filling in that those in-the-know start to wonder if he’s the better candidate.


Wag the Dog

Apparently presidential sex scandal films was a theme in the 90’s but another one of my favorite election films.  Wag the Dog follows our main characters trying bury the scandal in the run-up to an election, a Hollywood producer (Dustin Hoffman) is hired to divert the country’s attention to a fake war.

The American President

It’s not election night without a little Michael Douglas as the president!  Douglas is a widowed president who, much to his opponent’s delight, begins dating a lobbyist as he seeks re-election and of course it is quite the scandal!


Election 

This film takes a dark look at the world of student elections.  As someone who has been in elections in both high school and in college I can relate to this one! Reese Witherspoon stars as the ruthlessly determined Tracy Flick, who runs into plenty of competition for student body president.

Man of the Yea

To my fellow 20 somethings who have grown up with figures like John Stewart and Steven Colbert this film may speak to you! Man of the year stars Robin Williams a Jon Stewart-esque figure who enters a presidential election satirically, then discovers an unexpected large amount of support.  The film takes a shot at the two party system process as a whole while managing to stay funny!

The Ides of March

Just out last fall this is a star-studded political drama that gives the viewer a glimpse behind the scenes of a Democratic primary campaign, with Ryan Gosling as a junior campaign manager to George Clooney’s the presidential hopeful. Filled with drama and great performances if you are looking for something a little more serious this should be on the list!

West Wing Season 4

Ok, ok, this isn’t a movie I know!  But watching the election season of West Wing well it just get’s me in the election night mood! and Episode 72 or rather episode 7 of season for is the actual “election night” episode… So if you have to pick just one episode of the West Wing to watch tonight. It should probably be that one, don’t you think?

Do you have a film that I may have forgotten?  Leave me a comment! 

Election Day Party Ideas

Are you gearing up to watch the election results tonight?  Obviously the center of everyones attention will be what’s on the TV screen tonight but that doesn’t mean you can’t bring out themed food and drinks for everyone to enjoy.  Whether your party is single party focused or bi partisan you still have time to run out there and get some election theme goodies!

Don’t have time to bake!  Don’t worry!  Run to the grocery store and pick up some sugar cookies, vanilla frosting, red and blue sprinkles and some red and blue food coloring.   Mix up three bowls of frosting one white, one blue, and one red.  Then while your party guests are all gathered around the TV tonight let them decide how they decorate their cookies, they can go along party lines or make their cookie truly patriotic!  Either way it’s something fun and will keep people busy while they wait out the results.  If you do have time to bake you can still whip up a batch of your own sugar cookies or cupcakes to have the exact same results!

Still need ideas for election drinks?  And want something more than red and blue fruit punch?  Well, I’m not sure if 7-11 are still doing their elections cups but there have to be some other drink ideas out there for your party… Even if you need to run out there and buy some red and blue solo cups for people to put their beer into there are ways you can still be patriotic with the drinks without spending to much! There are also a million Red Alcoholic Drink Recipes HERE or some Blue Alcoholic Drink Recipes HERE. Take a look see what you already have laying around that you can make to give your guests tonight at your party!  And no matter what happens tonight during the election hopefully you can still have a fun time with your friends eagerly awaiting the results!