Election Night Dinner

It’s a tradition that on Election Day journalists are treated to free dinner by the bosses in thanks for their hard work reporting on election results (also because journalists are too busy to actually take a dinner break).

Below are journalists’ photos of their Election Night dinner. Tweet a photo of your Election Night dinner with the hashtag #PartyLikeaJournalist and we’ll try to post your photo (we’re also covering the election tonight).


PIZZA'S HERE! #electioncoverage #partylikeajournalist

via @syoo 

Election night. Pizza and tabular results. #partylikeajournalist

via @gerrrib

Dinner at the @abqjournal on Election Night. #PartyLikeaJournalist

via @ChrisJOrtiz (the @JournalistsLike guy)

Our modest little election spread here at the Pioneer. #partylikeajournalist

via @jackhitts


cheese party in the newsroom ... but no wine yet? #Election2012 #partylikeajournalist

via @margeretvm

New! Apparently pizza is equally bipartisan. #onlyonelectionnight #partylikeajournalist

via @CimCity

At Skagit Valley Herald, the publisher's cake has a stars and stripes surprise. Delicious too #partylikeajournalist

via @Schools_SVH

Election night party! #PartyLikeAJournalist

via @intotheairwaves


Even though I'm the sports editor, I still like election night pizza in the newsroom. #partylikeajournalist

via @mrudi19

The spoils of election night. #partylikeajournalist

via @MikeRose

Thank god. #electionfood “@amartinmedia: OH: "It's election night. Calories don't count." #partylikeajournalist”

via @mdeziel

Election Night pizza at The Florida Times-Union @jaxdotcom #partylikeajournalist twitpic.com/baxyi8

via @AmericanGlow

Election dinner 2012 #partylikeajournalist

via @Sierrajiminez

There's salad with the election night pizza at the @TB_Times! #sacrilegious #partylikeajournalist

via @nercabeyul

Demolished. #electionnight #pizza #partylikeajournalist #wivote


And this makes it officially an election night. #PartyLikeAJournalist

via @LukeMorris


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