1 Election. 5 Emoji. So many feels.

Hello, human.

My name is Feels. Over the past three weeks, I helped track the emotional ⬆️’s and ⬇️’s in the final days before the election. Let’s dive in.

You survived
election 2016!

Here's how they felt:

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Here’s how people felt the last weeks of the election:

So many feels

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*Emotions proportional to responses

What people had to say:

“I feel like this election is empowering me to stand up for what I believe in.”

What people had to say:

“Another day, another scandal.”

What people had to say:

“I have less hope in our system of government with each passing day.”

What people had to say:

“This election makes me feel like there's no winning outcome.”

What people had to say:

“I never want to live in a swing state ever again.”

About Feels

Feels was created as a way for people to track how they feel about the election and compare their experience to others. More about the project. Questions? Let us know. Thank you for joining us.

Project by: Teddy Amenabar, Chris Ballard, Matthew Callahan, Kayla Epstein, Sophie Ho, Joanne Lee, Joseph Price, Shalini Pusapati, Taylor Schena