FACE THE NATION

The shock and surprise of election night in photos juxtaposing the Trump and Clinton camps

Obsession
2016
Obsession
2016

The evening that began as a preemptive celebration for Hillary Clinton gradually turned to despair and disappointment at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in Manhattan.

Multiple polls and predictive models had put Clinton in the lead heading into the Nov. 8 election, but that quickly diminished as results poured in. About a mile across town, the victory party for Donald Trump had erupted into jubilation. Though Trump is ahead of Clinton, the final results had not been announced at the time of publication.

The pictures of the two camps in the same city tell the story of the night.

Clinton and Trump supporters
Left: The crowds at the Javits Center in New York. Right: Trump supporters at a rally in New York. (Reuters/Shannon Stapleton, AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
2016 Election Clinton Trump
Left: Guests watch early results during Clinton’s election night rally. Right: Trump supporters react to results. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, AP Photo/John Locher)
Clinton and Trump supporters
Left: Young Clinton supporters at a rally in Brooklyn, New York. Right: Young Trump supporters have their picture taken at Trump’s election night rally in Manhattan. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, Reuters/Brendan McDermid)
Clinton and Trump supporters
Left: Guests react to election results at Clinton’s election night rally in the Jacob Javits Center. Right: Trump supporters celebrate at Trump’s election night rally. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, Reuters/Jonathan Ernst)
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