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Photos: the faces of Democrat and Republican supporters tonight

This has been a nail-biter of an evening. The election results are much closer than polls suggested they would be.

Tonight, supporters of each candidate went out to election night events in New York City. The looks on their faces convey the emotional intensity of what’s at stake.

Few smile at the Democratic election night event

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 08:  People watch voting results at Democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's election night event at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center November 8, 2016 in New York City.
There isn’t a smile in the crowd at Hillary Clinton’s election night event at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.
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People watch voting results at Democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's election night event at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center November 8, 2016 in New York City.
A palpable tension among Democrat supporters in New York.
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 Two women hold their faces as they watch voting results at Democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's election night event at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center November 8, 2016 in New York City.
Fear on the faces of women at the Clinton election night event in New York City.
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Elation among Trump supporters

Carol Minor (C) along with other supporters of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump cheer during the election night event at the New York Hilton Midtown on November 8, 2016 in New York City.
Meanwhile, Republican supporters cheer Donald Trump during the Trump election night event at the New York Hilton Midtown.
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Trump supporters looking energized in New York.
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A supporter of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump watches early results during the election night event at the New York Hilton Midtown on November 8, 2016 in New York City.
You also see the exhaustion on people’s faces at the New York Hilton Midtown.
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