17 iconic pictures from the 2016 US presidential election

Here we follow the journey of both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in their campaign trails


Multimedia Desk November 11, 2016
New York City park workers move a naked statue of Donald Trump that was left in Union Square Park in New York City, Aug. 18. PHOTO: REUTERS

The battle for the White House finally came to an end this week with a shocking result, as the country’s 200 million-strong electorate chose Republican candidate Donald Trump as their 45th president.

Here we look the most iconic photos following the campaign journey of both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in the US Elections 2016.

2_zkn_9_election-iconic-photos A journalist records a video from screen as Donald Trump speaks during the first presidential debate with Hillary Clinton at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York. PHOTO: REUTERS

Supporters John Nelson, 32, (L) and Dan Stifler, 32, cheer for U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton as she speaks at the UFCW Union Local 324 in Buena Park, California, U.S. May 25, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson - RTSFXFE Supporters John Nelson, 32, (L) and Dan Stifler, 32, cheer for Hillary Clinton as she speaks at the UFCW Union Local 324 in Buena Park, California, May 25, 2016. PHOTO: REUTERS

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton welcomes Vice President Joe Biden as he disembarks from Air Force Two for a joint campaign event in Scranton, Pennsylvania, August 15, 2016. REUTERS/Charles Mostoller TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTX2L47O Hillary Clinton welcomes Vice President Joe Biden as he disembarks from Air Force Two for a joint campaign event in Scranton, Pennsylvania, August 15, 2016. PHOTO: REUTERS

TOPSHOT - A young supporter wears socks with the image of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump ahead of his press conference at the Trump International Hotel, in Washington, DC on September 16, 2016. / AFP / MANDEL NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images) A young supporter wears socks with the image of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump ahead of his press conference at the Trump International Hotel, in Washington, on September 16, 2016. PHOTO: AFP

6_zkn_7_election-iconic-photos Donald Trump holds babies at a campaign rally in Colorado Springs, Colorado. PHOTO: REUTERS

7_zkn_21_election-iconic-photos Model plane builder Otto Dieffenbach III makes his remote control plane resembling US Presidential candidate Donald Trump and flies it over the beach in Carlsbad, California. PHOTO: REUTERS

U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks about the FBI inquiry into her emails during a campaign rally in Daytona Beach, Florida, U.S. October 29, 2016. REUTERS/Brian Snyder TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTX2R0GR Hillary Clinton speaks about the FBI inquiry into her emails during a campaign rally in Daytona Beach, Florida, October 29. PHOTO: REUTERS

9_zkn_20_election-iconic-photos Polar bear Felix stands near pumpkins with portraits of the US presidential nominees as it predicts the election result at Royev Ruchey zoo in Krasnoyarsk. PHOTO: REUTERS

10_zkn_11_election-iconic-photos Donald Trump's campaign plane (rear) passes Hillary Clinton's campaign plane as it lands in Las Vegas, Nevada. PHOTO: REUTERS

11_zkn_16_election-iconic-photos Donald Trump gestures druring a campaign event in Hershey, Pennsylvania. PHOTO: REUTERS

12_zkn_15_election-iconic-photos President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton share a hug at the Democratic National Convention. PHOTO: REUTERS

13_zkn_19_election-iconic-photos Khizr Khan offers his personal copy of the US Constitution to Donald Trump while addressing delegates on the fourth and final day of the Democratic National Convention. Khan’s son, Humayun S. M. Khan, was one of 14 American Muslims who died serving in in the US military after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. PHOTO: AFP

14_zkn_6_election-iconic-photos Donald Trump looks at a mask of himself as he speaks during a campaign rally in Sarasota, Florida. PHOTO: REUTERS

15_zkn_13_election-iconic-photos Supporters of Hillary Clinton react at her election night rally in Manhattan. PHOTO: REUTERS

16_zkn_14_election-iconic-photos Supporters of Donald Trump rally in front of the White House in Washington, D.C. PHOTO: REUTERS

17_zkn_5_election-iconic-photos Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is seen after it was vandalised, on Oct. 26, 2016. PHOTO: REUTERS

18_zkn_8_election-iconic-photos Donald Trump listens as Hillary Clinton answers a question from the audience during their presidential town hall debate at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. PHOTO: REUTERS

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