Photos: Minnesotans cheer and mourn election results

Carleton College students pose with mascot.
Students from Carleton College have fun posing with the elephant mascot as Republicans gather at the Radisson Blu to watch returns in the presidential and local races.
Judy Griesedieck for MPR News

As the unexpected presidential election results rolled in across the nation, Minnesotans' reactions ran the gamut from distraught to jubilant, celebratory to downtrodden.

The DFL, GOP, interest groups and groups of friends gathered through early Wednesday morning for results-watching parties.

MPR News sent photojournalists across the state to capture the scenes from these gatherings.

Follow our live results here and view photos below.

Correction (Nov. 9, 2016): An earlier version of this story misidentified Jayna Larrea.

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