A large majority of America has had their eyes glued to the TVs since Election Day. Three days after the polls closed on Tuesday night, the winner of the Presidental Election has not been determined as several states are still too close to call.
At this point, Democratic nominee Joe Biden has accumulated 253 electoral votes, leaving him 17 votes shy of the 270 needed to win the election. Friday morning, however, there was a major development in Pennsylvania that puts the Scranton, PA native on the verge of the presidency.
After trailing President Donald Trump by 548k votes on Election Night, Biden made a comeback after collecting hundreds of thousands of mail-in votes were counted mostly from left-leaning Philadelphia. The city has voted for Vice President Biden over President Trump 80 to 20 percent.
Biden officially took the lead early this morning in the vote count, turning Pennsylvania blue. Left-leaning Pennsylvanian sports fans took to Twitter and used famous hockey figures from the state to celebrate.
Doc Emrick with the call pic.twitter.com/jT3E2Ngcvh
— adam (@amc424) November 6, 2020
Penguins fan @amc424 dubbed a Mike Emrick goal call over a video of Pennsylvania turning blue. Emrick once lived in Hershey, PA. A picture of Flyers mascot Gritty flashes on the screen as well.
The video has gone viral on Twitter garnering over 3k retweets and 7k favorites.
Others on Twitter have turned to Gritty memes.
Liberté, Egalité, Gritté pic.twitter.com/p1Jnaf54de
— Sov Cit Decider (@alicelfc4) November 6, 2020
On the 4th day of Elections, my true love gave to me, The Commonwealth of Gritty. pic.twitter.com/rhwl2iHRB6
— Wes Burdine (@MnNiceFC) November 6, 2020
Deal is a deal…With Philly going to Biden, we’re going to pack the court with Gritty pic.twitter.com/imY803v4LY
— Razzball (@Razzball) November 6, 2020
*Captain America tightens his shield strap and stands, barely, once again*
In his earpiece: “On your left.”
*an orange sparkly circle opens behind him, glittery and effulgent*
*Gritty steps through, hairfur matted with blood and Cheez Whiz, munching on a soft pretzel* https://t.co/nuw8bso7ub
— Chuck Wendig (@ChuckWendig) November 6, 2020
I’m losing my MIND over these Gritty memes. PA DOING SO GOOD. pic.twitter.com/PzoIGabLVT
— Bri ☠️ (@vizualcosplay) November 6, 2020
Secretary of Defense Gritty addressing the nation in 2021 (AP) pic.twitter.com/IE4KvUKvXJ
— David Gardner (@byDavidGardner) November 6, 2020
The new cabinet pic.twitter.com/yukYpOGvYS
— Parker Molloy (@ParkerMolloy) November 6, 2020
Gritty, y’all. pic.twitter.com/T7UUqQUGmZ
— Airea D. Matthews (@aireadee) November 6, 2020
Living for Gritty today and every day. pic.twitter.com/CazIZQx9f9
— Karolina Waclawiak (@believekarolina) November 6, 2020
Meanwhile, Biden voters have taken to the streets to dance. One supporter dressed up as Gritty and called themselves PRITTY.
The Flyers' mascot Gritty joined the "Count Them All" protest in Philadelphia and turned it into an old fashioned dance party.pic.twitter.com/pG1HlYDcqG
— Muhammad Lila (@MuhammadLila) November 6, 2020
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