Nov. 5, 2012 at 6:26 PM ET
What better way to celebrate the biggest night of the year than by mixing together some election-themed cocktails for your viewing party? Go get your vote on, then toast yourself with a tasty cocktail for being a good citizen. Here are a few ideas to get you started:
Horses and Bayonets (created by New York City mixologist Laura Cruz)
Muddle blueberries and lime juice in a glass. Add tequila and agave nectar. Add ice and shake vigorously. Strain into shot glass.
Shake and serve in shot glass half rimmed with a salt, pepper and cayenne mixture
The One Percent
Shake all ingredients in a shaker and strain into a well-chilled martini glass.
Skinnygirl Swing State Spritzer
Mix all ingredients except club soda. Pour over ice, top with a splash of club and enjoy
The Ticket Splitter
Shake and strain into a rocks glass and serve over ice with an orange peel garnish.