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PHOTOS: Boston And Cambridge Streets Filled With Celebration After Election Called For Biden, Harris

It didn't take long for hundreds of Boston and Cambridge residents to hit the streets — on foot and by vehicle — to celebrate President-elect Joe Biden's electoral victory over President Trump. The Associated Press, NPR and several other media outlets all called the race just before 11:30 a.m. and within the hour spontaneous gatherings popped up in places like Beacon Hill, Boylston Street, Harvard Square, Jamaica Plain and in cities across the country.

There were also some Trump supporters out, voicing their belief that the race isn't over until the president's claims, made without evidence, of voter fraud are adjudicated in court.

People in cars passing by a Trump rally celebrate the Joe Biden presidential election win. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
People in cars passing by a Trump rally celebrate the Joe Biden presidential election win. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Two women celebrate Joe Biden’s presidential victory drinking bottles of champagne on Boylston Street. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Two women celebrate Joe Biden’s presidential victory drinking bottles of champagne on Boylston Street. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A Biden supporter waves a fly swatter at a Trump rally in front of the Massachusetts State House. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A Biden supporter waves a fly swatter at a Trump rally in front of the Massachusetts State House. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Trump supporters rally in front of the Massachusetts State House after the announcement that Joe Biden has won the presidential election. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Trump supporters rally in front of the Massachusetts State House after the announcement that Joe Biden has won the presidential election. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A man in a passing car and a skateboarder fist bump to celebrate Joe Biden’s presidential victory on Charles Street. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A man in a passing car and a skateboarder fist bump to celebrate Joe Biden’s presidential victory on Charles Street. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Tristan Homewood waves a Biden campaign flag as he stands on a street lamp on the corner of Boylston and Charles Streets to celebrate Joe Biden’s presidential victory. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Tristan Homewood waves a Biden campaign flag as he stands on a street lamp on the corner of Boylston and Charles Streets to celebrate Joe Biden’s presidential victory. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A man holds up a Biden Harris sign at the impromptu election victory celebration in Harvard Square. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
A man holds up a Biden Harris sign at the impromptu election victory celebration in Harvard Square. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
A woman holds up a sign saying "We Voted For Hope" as the crowd in Harvard Square celebrates Biden's election. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
A woman holds up a sign saying "We Voted For Hope" as the crowd in Harvard Square celebrates Biden's election. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Cars honk their horns for the cheering crowd in Harvard Square. Many were out celebrating Joe Biden's victory. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Cars honk their horns for the cheering crowd in Harvard Square. Many were out celebrating Joe Biden's victory. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Hundreds of people gathered on Boylston Street preventing any vehicle traffic to pass to celebrate Joe Biden’s presidential victory. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Hundreds of people gathered on Boylston Street preventing any vehicle traffic to pass to celebrate Joe Biden’s presidential victory. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Counter protesters at a Trump rally in front of the State House cheer as they celebrate the Joe Biden presidential win. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Counter protesters at a Trump rally in front of the State House cheer as they celebrate the Joe Biden presidential win. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A Trump supporter walks out into the middle of Beacon Street amid Biden counter protesters during a Trump rally in front of the Massachusetts State House. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A Trump supporter walks out into the middle of Beacon Street amid Biden counter protesters during a Trump rally in front of the Massachusetts State House. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
People in cars passing by a Trump rally celebrate the Joe Biden presidential election win. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
People in cars passing by a Trump rally celebrate the Joe Biden presidential election win. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Sherry Flashman and Lee Cranberg of Brookline embrace shortly after the announcement Joe Biden has become the president-elect at the Sunrise Movement and labor groups rally at Copley Square. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Sherry Flashman and Lee Cranberg of Brookline embrace shortly after the announcement Joe Biden has become the president-elect at the Sunrise Movement and labor groups rally at Copley Square. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

This article was originally published on November 07, 2020.

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