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

Supporters of Hillary Clinton (left) and Donald Trump (right)
AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, AP Photo/ Evan Vucci
Supporters of Hillary Clinton (left) and Donald Trump (right)
  • Johnny Simon
By Johnny Simon

Deputy Photo Editor

This article is more than 2 years old.

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.

Reuters/Shannon Stapleton, AP Photo/ Evan Vucci
Left: The crowds at the Javits Center in New York. Right: Trump supporters at a rally in New York.
AP Photo/Matt Rourke, AP Photo/John Locher
Left: Guests watch early results during Clinton’s election night rally. Right: Trump supporters react to results.
AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, Reuters/Brendan McDermid
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/Patrick Semansky, Reuters/Jonathan Ernst
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.

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