We however do not know who’s gained the presidential race – even though Donald Trump created an unfounded claim that it was him.
In fact, many thousands and thousands of votes continue to be uncounted and in his speech, Joe Biden said the depend must go on right up until they are.
Mr Trump also alleged “fraud” in his speech without the need of giving evidence.
It was a remarkable end to an election night like no other. Here is how the BBC’s election programme covered it.