Pokémon GO to the Polls


What does Pokémon GO to the Polls mean?

Pokémon GO to the Polls refers to a joke made by presidential candidate Hillary Clinton during the 2016 campaigns.

Online, numerous comments and discussions have been mocking the politician for the forced and awkward nature of the pun.


What's the origin of Pokémon GO to the Polls?

The “Pokémon GO to the polls” pun was dropped by Hillary Clinton on a campaign rally in northern Virginia on July 14th, 2016, while motivating people to Learn to Code and vote.

Countless clips were uploaded of the moment to YouTube and other sites on the same day.

Spread & Usage

How did Pokémon GO to the Polls spread?

“Pokémon GO to the polls” was instantly used against Hillary by Donald Trump on his Twitter account, while many online attacked her for the badly executed joke with no political agenda on other sites as well.

The joke was mostly talked about on social media sites like Twitter and Facebook, while also being subjected to the creations of parodies on YouTube.

“Pokémon GO to the polls” was first defined on Urban Dictionary on September 6th, 2016.

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