All of America is celebrating and pedestrians are dancing in the streets. Motorists honk and cheer as Joe Biden is named the next President of the United States
- Joe Biden was named the next President of the United States by television stations at 11:25 a.m. on Saturday morning
- Voices in Philadelphia pushed his lead in the decisive swing state of Pennsylvania over the edge
- This brings him to 273 votes that put him on his way to the White House
- Kamala Harris becomes the first female vice president and the first black and Asian American female vice president
- All America celebrated when the news of Biden's victory came
- In New York City, celebrations, claps and car horns filled the air in New York City
- People danced in the streets outside the Pennsylvania Convention Center
- In Washington, tears of relief streamed down people's faces and the air pounded
Celebrations have broken out across America, pedestrians dancing in the streets, motorists honking their horns and cheering as Joe Biden is named the next President of the United States.
Biden was named the next president by television stations and the Associated Press at 11:25 a.m. on Saturday morning while Donald Trump played golf.
CNN, NBC, ABC, CBS, AP, and USA Today all made the call as the Philadelphia vote pushed its lead in crucial swing state of Pennsylvania over the edge, bringing it to 273 votes.
Kamala Harris, his runner-up, becomes the first female vice president and the first black and Asian American vice president.
NEW YORK CITY: New Yorkers held banners reading "Hallelujah" in Times Square to celebrate the news that Joe Biden is the new President of the United States
WASHINGTON: Celebrations have broken out across America, pedestrians dancing in the streets, motorists honking their horns and cheering as Joe Biden is named the next President of the United States
PHILADELPHIA: People celebrate Saturday in Philadelphia after Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th President of the United States
PHILADELPHIA: Celebrations broke out across town as the result became known
WASHINGTON: People react when the media announces that Democratic US presidential candidate Joe Biden has won
As the news broke – an excruciating four-day wait ended since Election Day – cheers, claps and car horns filled the air in New York City.
Manhattan erupted in celebration as people slammed pots and cheered on the result, and in Central Park people threw their arms in the air in celebration.
Social media footage showed the moment many New Yorkers learned that Biden would become the 46th President of the United States as many people flocked to their balconies to attend the celebrations in the streets below.
Over in Philadelphia – where the last voices drove Biden to victory – people wept and hugged in the streets.
The people of Washington suppressed tears of relief and hugged.
PHILADELPHIA: Someone who wears a Black Voters Matter t-shirt is celebrating Saturday
NEW YORK CITY: Someone holds up a sign telling Trump that he has been fired when the news broke
NEW YORK CITY: People in Central Park, Manhattan respond to the news and celebrate Biden's victory
NEW YORK CITY: Votes in Philadelphia have pushed its lead in the crucial swing state of Pennsylvania over the edge, bringing it to 273 votes
NEW YORK CITY: In Alphabet City, Manhattan, people come to their balconies and fire escapes to celebrate
PHILADELPHIA: People celebrate outside the Pennsylvania Convention Center where the votes were counted
PHILADELPHIA: A person dances in front of the Pennsylvania Convention Center to celebrate after Biden's victory
PHILADELPHIA: People embrace in the street outside the Pennsylvania Convention Center as the excruciating wait for an election result is finally over
NEW YORK CITY: A New Yorker solemnly pounds the air as the street cheers on the news