Photos show how front pages around the US and world recorded Biden and Harris' historic victory
- The news of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris' victory in the US presidential election decorated headlines in newspapers around the world.
- Insider and Decision Desk HQ on Friday projected Biden as the winner of Pennsylvania and, therefore, the presidency, with 273 electoral votes at the time. Most major news outlets and TV networks followed suit Saturday.
- Here is a look into the front covers of newspapers following Biden and Harris' historic victory.
On Saturday, major outlets in the US called the presidential race for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris after a long week — and the world was watching. Leaders around the globe sent their congratulations to Biden and Harris, now the president-elect and vice president-elect.
Insider and Decision Desk HQ on Friday had projected Biden as the winner of Pennsylvania and, therefore, the presidency, with 273 electoral votes at the time.Here are the ways the historic election of America's 46th president decorated headlines in newspapers in the US and around the world.
The New York Times notes rare defeat of incumbent presidentThe New York Times said the presidential election was "finally called" after a long election week and drew attention to one way President Donald Trump's defeat was significant. Only 10 incumbent presidents in US history failed to be reelected to a second term after winning their party's nomination.
—The New York Times (@nytimes) November 7, 2020
The Washington Post quotes Biden's remarks for 'a time to heal'
During his victory speech Saturday night, Biden said "this is the time to heal in America." The Washington Post's headline included Biden's call for healing in its front page.
—The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) November 8, 2020
Miami Herald says Biden 'takes the prize' after 'rancorous race'The Miami Herald quoted Biden's victory speech, in which he said: "It's time to put away the harsh rhetoric, lower the temperature, see each other again, listen to each other again."
—Miami Herald (@MiamiHerald) November 8, 2020
Los Angeles Times says 'Biden Wins' and notes historic victory for Harris
The front page of the Los Angeles Times noted the historic significance of Harris as the first Black and Asian American woman to be elected to the role.
—Los Angeles Times (@latimes) November 8, 2020
The Seattle Times front page says it's 'A Time to Heal'The Seattle Times front page also noted the various celebrations in the streets of Seattle following Biden's victory.
—Paige Cornwell (@pgcornwell) November 8, 2020
The Chicago Tribune says 'Finally, Biden'The Chicago Tribune acknowledged the long election week with these two words: "Finally, Biden."
—Chicago Tribune (@chicagotribune) November 8, 2020
Canada's The Toronto Star celebrates 'a new hope'
The Toronto Star featured a photo of Biden and Harris on its front page and noted two important remarks from Biden and Harris' victory speeches.
—Irene Gentle (@IreneGentle) November 8, 2020
Brazil's Folha de S. Paulo says it's an end of a 'populist wave'
The headline of Brazil's Folha de S. Paulo said, "Biden defeats Trump and breaks populist wave."
—Folha de S.Paulo (@folha) November 8, 2020
Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post published Saturday that Biden was on 'on cusp of Victory'The Saturday paper of the South China Morning Post noted that Trump "keeps up his attacks" when Biden was verging on victory.
—SCMP News (@SCMPNews) November 6, 2020
UK's The Observer says 'It's Joe'
The Sunday newspaper of the Guardian Media Group's front page featured a photo of Biden with his trademark aviators with the large, straightforward headline: "It's Joe."
—The Observer (@ObserverUK) November 7, 2020
Mexico's El Universal says notes the Mexican president has not yet acknowledged Biden's victory
The Mexican newspaper El Universal's headline first mentioned in large bold letters that Biden won and then followed up in smaller print that Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, dubbed "Amlo," had not yet acknowledged the win. The Mexican president said he would not congratulate until all legal challenges were resolved, per The Guardian. The illustration on the front cover gives a nod to the unprecedented number of mail-in ballots in this election during the pandemic.
—El Universal (@El_Universal_Mx) November 8, 2020Virginia Alves contributed to reporting.
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