President-elect Donald Trump delivers his acceptance speech at his election night event in New York City on Wednesday, November 9. "Every single American will have the opportunity to realize his or her fullest potential," the Republican said. "The forgotten men and women of our country will be forgotten no longer."
Trump, on stage with his family, acknowledges the crowd at the New York Hilton Midtown Hotel. He was gracious toward his opponent, Hillary Clinton, and called for unity. "We owe (Clinton) a very major debt of gratitude to her for her service to our country," Trump said. "I say it is time for us to come together as one united people."
Trump supporters cheer election returns in New York.
A person sits at the Javits Center, the site of Clinton's election night event in New York.
Trump's victory is projected onto the Empire State Building in New York.
Clinton supporters react to results at the Javits Center.
Clinton's campaign chairman, John Podesta, takes the stage to speak at the Javits Center. He told the crowd that Clinton would not be speaking. At the time, Clinton was behind in the Electoral College with several states still too close to call. She later conceded in a phone call to Trump.
A woman attends a watch party at the rooftop bar 230 Fifth in New York.
Trump supporters cheer during his election night event in New York.
A man reacts as he watches voting results at the Javits Center.
Republicans in Newport Beach, California, erupt in celebration as Trump's victory in Florida is announced.
Clinton supporters react to election results at the Javits Center.
Marta Lunez prays at the Javits Center.