The summer of hotly contested primary battles draws to a close today with a fresh batch of--wait for it--hotly contested primary battles. On Twitter, the mood was more than a bit wistful.

Rick Klein effectively captured the sentiment of the day

raise your had if you're already mourning the end of primary season... couldn't have asked for more action, better characters...less than a minute ago via web


David Carr got homesick for representative democracy

Kinda exciting to be in DC on election day. Wish I cld vote, but then again I have a Congressional repless than a minute ago via ÜberTwitter


Chuck Todd did his best to revive Rock the Vote

@markknoller, hate to quote the band Rush, but "if u choose not to decide, u still have made a choice."less than a minute ago via Twitter for BlackBerry(r)


Politico's Ben Smith struggled to adapt to the bleak, horrible present


First day of optical scan ballots in ny. Nostalgia for the clunky old machines, some error messages. Election worker advising prayer.less than a minute ago via ÜberTwitter


@pourmecoffee snarked like a true Red Coat

Primary elections today. FYI, you don't really need a tricorn hat for this as it looks uncool back at work.less than a minute ago via tGadget


Jake Tapper revealed who should have been on Delaware's state quarter

There hasn't been this much political interest in Delaware since Pfeiffer and Plouffe played quarters at the Bottle and Cork.less than a minute ago via ÜberTwitter


David Corn apparently forgot the notorious unpredictability of Bizarro World voters

Here's a question: Is anyone unelectable in this cycle? Discuss.less than a minute ago via web


Mark Knoller reveled in life on the off-year mobius strip

@cbellantoni It's always primary season. It never ends.less than a minute ago via web