The most popular political tweets in 2016

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By: Nathan Rousseau Smith for Veuer

This year's presidential race quickly turned into a war fought over twitter. Indeed #Election2016 was the second most popular topic of the year.

#Rio2016 was number one.

But it wasn't seasoned user Donald Trump who took the spot for the most popular political tweet of 2016, that award goes to Hillary Clinton.

Most popular political tweets of 2016

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Most popular political tweets of 2016
"To all the little girls watching...never doubt that you are valuable and powerful & deserving of every chance & opportunity in the world."
Delete your account. https://t.co/Oa92sncRQY
Obama just endorsed Crooked Hillary. He wants four more years of Obama—but nobody else does!
TODAY WE MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!
Happy 55th, Barack! A brother to me, a best friend forever. https://t.co/uNsxouTKOO
Four more years. http://t.co/bAJE6Vom
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She writes, "To all the little girls watching...never doubt that you are valuable and powerful & deserving of every chance & opportunity in the world."

The message of hope for little girls everywhere, a direct quote from her concession speech.

Her words have been favorited over 1 million times.

The second most retweeted political message also goes to Clinton, telling trump to "delete his account" after he tweeted nobody wanted four more years of Obama.

Number three goes to President-elect Trump on election day, with his rallying cry "Make America Great Again."

Also worth noting, Vice President Biden took spot 4 with his public proclamation of his bromance with President Obama, while Obama took spot number 7 with this four year old tweet.

But for the 236,000 retweets this year alone, perhaps it's a sign some aren't ready to move on just yet.

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