Best moments from the 2016 RNC and DNC

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Election season is upon us! Over the past week major political parties gathered to nominate their presidential candidates.

The Republican National Convention was held in Cleveland for the fourth time in history. The party nominated Donald Trump for president with Mike Pence standing by his side as the nominee for vice president.

The Democratic National Convention was held in Philadelphia. The party nominated Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine as their presidential and vice presidential nominees, respectively.

The conventions were full of political pride and AOL.com editors were on the ground capturing the best moments.

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Here are the best moments from the conventions you may have missed:

The RNC was littered with elephants:

Protests erupted all over the conventions, the Dems called for a revolution:

Meanwhile Republican supporters and critics were separated by police:

Despite Hillary Clinton becoming the nominee people were still feelin' the Bern:

Comedians took to the streets for a bit of comic relief -- Eric Andre was scene at the RNC dancing with a donkey:

Live from Cleveland it's Saturday night! Comedians Michael Che and Colin Jost from SNL were at the DNC passing out free water:

Talk about a party, despite protests there was A LOT of dancing from both sides of the aisle:


And DNC supporters sure didn't pass up on the opportunity to eat a Philly cheesesteak:

Check out more from the 2016 conventions:

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - AUGUST 28: Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at the Democratic National Committee summer meeting on August 28, 2015 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Most of the Democratic Presidential candidates including Clinton, Bernie Sanders , Martin O'Malley and Lincoln Chafee are attending at the event. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 23: Democratic Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks at the Democratic National Committee's Women's Leadership Forum October 23, 2015 in Washington, DC. The DNC is holding its 22nd Annual Women's Conference. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton (2nd-R) celebrates on stage with husband former US president Bill Clinton (R), running mate Tim Kaine (2nd-L), and son-in-law Marc Mezvinsky (L) on the fourth and final night of the Democratic National Convention at Wells Fargo Center on July 28, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. / AFP / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 28: Khizr Khan, father of deceased U.S. Army Capt. Humayun S. M. Khan, delivers remarks as he is joined by his wife Ghazala Khan on the fourth day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 28, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton received the number of votes needed to secure the party's nomination. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Philadelphia, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Democratic National Convention kicked off July 25. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 28: Crowds cheer during the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on July 28, 2016. (Photo by Michael Robinson Chavez/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 28: Delegates from Arkansas, some dressed in costumes, sit at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on July 28, 2016. (Photo by Michael Robinson Chavez/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 28: Hillary Clinton celebrates on stage after accepting the Presidential nomination at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on July 28, 2016. (Photo by Michael Robinson Chavez/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
ABC NEWS - 7/28/16 - Coverage of the 2016 Democratic National Convention from the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA which airs on all ABC News programs and platforms. (Photo by Ida Mae Astute/ABC via Getty Images) BALLOON DROP
ABC NEWS - 7/28/16 - Coverage of the 2016 Democratic National Convention from the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA which airs on all ABC News programs and platforms. (Photo by Ida Mae Astute/ABC via Getty Images) KATY PERRY
PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 28: A delegate films the singing of the U.S. National Anthem on the fourth and final night of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center on July 28, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Paul Morigi/WireImage)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 28: (EDITORS NOTE: This image was converted using digital filters) A Spectator shows her fingernails painted with Hillary Clintons likeness the 2016 Democratic National Convention at Wells Fargo Center on July 25, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mike Coppola/WireImage)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 28: Bernie Sanders supporters protest as Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton addresses the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Thursday, July 28, 2016. (Photo by Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 28: Chelsea Clinton delivers remarks on the fourth day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center on July 28, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Philadelphia, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Democratic National Convention kicked off July 25. (Photo by Paul Morigi/WireImage)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 28: Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe on the convention floor on the fourth day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center on July 28, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Philadelphia, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Democratic National Convention kicked off July 25. (Photo by Paul Morigi/WireImage)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 28: Virginia delegate Morgan Jameson sports patriotic fashion during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Thursday, July 28, 2016. (Photo by Michael Robinson Chavez/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 28: Virginia delegate Morgan Jameson sports patriotic fashion during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Thursday, July 28, 2016. (Photo by Michael Robinson Chavez/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 28: Connecticut delegate Audrey Blondin wears anti Donald Trump buttons as part of her costume, during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Thursday, July 28, 2016. (Photo by Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 28: Matthew Larding (left) and Thelma Sias, members of the Wisconsin delegation, observe the invocation during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Thursday, July 28, 2016. (Photo by Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 26: An delegate hold up a sign in support of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on the second day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 26, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Philadelphia, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Democratic National Convention kicked off July 25. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 27: An attendee holds a phone with a Hillary Clinton themed case on the third day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 27, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton received the number of votes needed to secure the party's nomination. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Philadelphia, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Democratic National Convention kicked off July 25. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 27: An attendee wears a cape in support of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton during the third day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 27, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Philadelphia, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Democratic National Convention kicked off July 25. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
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